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What the Families We Serve Say...

Mike thank you for making a very difficult loss and tough decision making process easier. You were so gentle and made our entire family comfortable. God gifted you with compassion that ensured our mother would be honored properly. You and your staff were thoughtful and there for us through the entire celebration of mom's life . We will be eternally grateful to you and feel we have a new friend.
— Cindy Campbell (Daughter of Dollie Patterson)
September 10, 2017

Cindy Campbell (Daughter of Dollie Patterson)


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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