Guide to Funeral Directors in Toledo

Toledo, the seat of Lucas County at the western end of Lake Erie is the fourth biggest city in Ohio with a population of over 282,000 people.

There are approximately 19 funeral homes in Toledo, serving the local community. Twelve of the funeral homes in Toledo are closer than five miles to the city center for ease of access and variety of choice.

Toledo has eight crematoriums, and the city has 15 cemeteries and memorial parks including: Woodlawn Cemetery on West Central Avenue, Forest Cemetery on Mulberry Street, and Calvary Cemetery on Dorr Street.

Prominent places of worship include: Hope Baptist Church on South Avenue, Trinity Episcopal Church on Adams Street, Congregation B'nai Israel on West Sylvania Avenue, Toledo Masjid Al-Islam on E Bancroft Street, and Hindu Temple of Toledo on King Road.

In Ohio state law a death certificate is required to be presented at the registrar within two days. There are no requirements regarding embalming. There is no law necessitating a casket for the burial or cremation, although particular cemeteries may have their own requirements. Burial on private land is possible, and there is no restriction on the scattering of ashes.