Guide to Funeral Directors in Akron

Akron, in the state of Ohio, is the fifth largest city in the USA, with a population of 198,000. The name comes from ancient Greek, meaning ‘a high place’.

There are currently about 12 funeral homes in Akron. The excellent distribution of funeral homes in Akron gives a variety of choice for clients. Several of these funeral homes can be found less than five miles from the center.

Akron has about six crematoriums located around the city, and there are eleven cemeteries including: Glendale Cemetery on Glendale Avenue, Holy Cross Cemetery on East Waterloo Road, and Mount Peace Cemetery on Aqueduct Street.

There are many established places of worship in Akron, notably: St Paul’s Episcopal Church on West Market Street, St. Bernard’s Church on University Avenue, Revere Road Synagogue on North Revere Road, and Akron Masjid Mosque on South Old Main Street.

In Ohio a death certificate is required to be presented at the registrar of vital statistics before two days have elapsed from the time of death. There are no stipulations requiring embalming, and there is no law necessitating a casket for the burial or cremation; however particular cemeteries may have their own requirements. Burial on private land is possible, and there is no restriction on the scattering of ashes. Most funeral homes in Akron will be able to provide more information about these regulations.

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