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What the Families We Serve Say...

I have never had such great service from 1 of the best funeral directors in the Pittsburgh Area. Carl Smith is outstanding and I am so glad he is part of your staff. His attention to detail and compassion are unsurpassed. Carl, truly has a calling to help families and that he did with our family. I have never felt so at home while dealing with my loved ones loss then with professionals such as Carl and Kristi.



We have proudly served the South Hills and surrounding areas of Pittsburgh since 1928. We are dedicated to serving the families who call upon us with caring and respectful services. We are a full service funeral home providing traditional services, cremation services, pet cremation, pre-arrangement plans and quality cemetery monuments. We hope you find our site helpful and informative, and we welcome your calls and visits. If you would like further assistance in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one, feel free to contact us with any questions at 412-881-2300, or e-mail us at

Michael Best
Supervisor / Funeral Director

Edward J. Tatko
Funeral Director

Member of the following Associations:

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National Funeral Directors Association

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Federated Funeral Directors of America

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Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association

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Allegheny County Funeral Directors Association

Featured Services

Send Flowers
View Obituaries

Directly order flowers, view and sign the condolences book, share memories and more to celebrate lives of those dearly missed.

Grief Support
Grief Support

Helpful resources to guide you through the loss of a loved one.


Take a few moments to express your wishes now and help to ease the burden on your loved ones.

Frequent questions
Frequent Questions

A collection of answers to questions that people often have when arranging for a funeral.

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