November 30, 2018 Brigitte Ganger

The Top 3 Funeral Homes in Pittsburgh

The three best funeral homes

The Top 3 Funeral Homes in Pittsburgh
These trusted funeral homes can help you say goodbye to a loved one who has passed away. (Shutterstock)

There are many fine funeral homes in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When someone you love passes away, it's hard to know who to trust with their arrangements. If there are no advance plans for the funeral, such as in cases of sudden or unexpected deaths, it often falls to the next of kin or designated person to make decisions regarding care of the person's bodily remains and memorial services. 


We looked at customer reviews of all the funeral homes in Pittsburgh, and narrowed the list down to the top three that have proven time and again that their service stands out above the rest. These are the top three most trusted funeral homes for those planning a funeral in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 


1. Perman Funeral Home and Cremation Services


Perman Funeral Home had the most five-star ratings on Google Reviews than any other funeral home in Pittsburgh, putting it first on our list.


Founded in 1966, Perman Funeral Home has decades of experience working with families looking for meaningful ways to say goodbye to a loved one. They offer a full range of burial and cremation services, including comprehensive and affordable packages that can meet the needs of all types of families and budgets. Their price list makes navigating the funeral planning process easy and transparent for people with a bottom line.  


Customer reviews leave little to question in terms of Perman's excellent service. According to those who have previously planned services with Perman, their memorials are smoothly run, and as near to perfect as is possible under sad circumstances. If you and your family are looking for a good experience with a skilled and professional team of funeral directors, look no further than Perman Funeral Homes. 


2. Coston Funeral Homes


Coston Funeral Home has client care at the forefront of every service they conduct. With a grief counselor on staff, this funeral home supports the newly bereaved, families who are familiar with loss, children and everyone in between. Those who are experiencing loss for the first time find the funeral planning process particularly difficult, as they are usually unprepared for the emotional, financial and practical burdens of saying goodbye to a loved one. 


Did you know the average cost of a funeral in the United States is between $7,000 and $10,000? Many families aren't prepared for this kind of expense, so transparent pricing is an important part of any funeral home business. If you provide your email address, you can download the entire funeral package list that sets forth the pricing for all of the services that Coston Funeral Home provides. Their packages are grouped to accommodate the needs of most types of services, making it easy for families to make a quick and informed decision that results in a meaningful memorial.


Past customers say Coston Funeral Home is worth their prices. They trust their team of funeral directors to ensure that all services run as scheduled, and that the wishes of the deceased person, and their family, are honored. 


3. Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Homes


Walter J. Zalewski Funeral Homes' two locations serve Pittsburgh-area families who've lost a loved one. According to customer reviews, the staff are knowledgeable, the service is excellent and they ensure every funeral service runs smoothly. 


They offer burial, cremation and pre-planning services. If you're planning a funeral in Pittsburgh, you can call the staff at Walter J. Zalewski to get the process started. 


The right fit for your family


Though it's often the most satisfied and disgruntled customers that feel moved to write a review for a business, these three funeral homes have consistently high ratings. This is good information if you're searching for a funeral care provider, but customer reviews are only part of the story. Choose a funeral home that can accommodate your family's values and wishes for the ceremony. 

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