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Welcome to Simonson Funeral Home. Inc.
Celebrating life since 1887
Four Generations, One Commitment
Founded by William H. Simonson in 1887, the Simonson Funeral Home has been honored by area families' trust and confidence for well over a century. Today, John Sommese continues to offer families care, attention, and concern.
Please feel free to browse our pages to learn more about pre-planning a funeral and grief support, as well as the traditional funeral and cremation services that we have to offer. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at anytime, we are available by phone or e-mail, or drop by the office in person. We are always here to help.
We understand that it is not always possible to attend a service or visitation in person, so we encourage you to use our beautifully designed interactive online tributes to pay your respects. Leave a condolence, share a memory, post a photo, light a candle and more!
“When my mother-in-law, father, mother and most recently, my husband died, I had Mr. John Sommese of The Simonson Funeral Home make my arrangements. Mr. Sommese is a very caring and wonderful person. He made four very difficult times in my life much easier. I would recommend his services to everyone.”
“Simonson understands your situation in difficult times and treats you with respect and with consideration of your feelings.”
The O’Keefe Family
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Do you have to have a vault to be buried?
A: Our state laws do not require a vault for burial. However, most cemeteries do require an outside container for the casket. The purpose is two-fold: First, the outside receptacle keeps the earth from settling, thus preventing the unevenness of the land which makes the cemetery less attractive. Second, it allows cemetery caretakers to more easily maintain the landscape, which is an advantage to you in a more beautiful cemetery at a lower cost. A vault provides more durability than a grave liner. The vault is usually selected by the family because of their desire for further protection of their loved one in addition to the casket. There are many types of vaults and we would be happy to show you the differences.
Our local florist is committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements backed by their professionalism and prompt service. Browse through their vast selection of Casket Sprays, Burial Wreaths, Living Plants, Funeral Bouquets and more.
Let us create a unique display of funeral flowers and greenery that will show your devotion and honor the departed. Our floral arrangements express your thoughts beautifully, whether you're sending sympathy flowers for the home or a standing spray for the funeral service. We offer a wide selection of funeral floral arrangements that celebrate a life well lived.
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