Guide to Funeral Directors in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is the seat of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania, with an estimated population in excess of 305,000. There are 72 funeral homes in Pittsburgh providing a wide variety of services for the bereaved. Forty-three of these funeral homes are within five miles of the city center.

There are approximately six crematoriums in the city, and Pittsburgh has upwards of 21 cemeteries, including: Calvary Catholic Cemetery on Hazelwood Avenue, Allegheny Cemetery on Butler Street, and Greenwood Cemetery on Kittanning Pike.

Noteworthy places of worship include Calvary Episcopal Church on Shady Avenue, Church of the Epiphany on Washington Place, Shaare Torah Congregation on Murray Avenue, the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh on Bigelow Boulevard, and Sri Venkateswara Temple on South McCully Drive.

The laws of Pennsylvania state that a death certificate must be registered at the local registrar within 96 hours of death. Embalming is obligatory if the burial or cremation is not to take place within 24 hours. There are no specific prohibitions on home or private burial, although most take place in established cemeteries. Likewise, there are no state restrictions concerning the keeping or scattering of ashes, though it is always advisable to seek the landowner’s permission. Funeral homes in Pittsburgh will be able to provide advice regarding these regulations.

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Nearest Funeral Homes (Pittsburgh)