Funeral Home Cremations Erie, PA

Stages of Funeral and Cremation Planning in Erie, PA


Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory provides simple, dignified, and affordable funeral services. We have served the community since 1894. Our funeral directors are trained to help people experiencing the loss of a loved one. Contact us at 814-864-4864 or visit us at 1595 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508.

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As you learn more about the funeral planning process, you will find that specific stages need to be addressed along the way. Our team at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, LLP has a proven system in place to reduce your stress and improve the results while walking you through everything in a step by step process. Contact us as soon as possible when you are ready for information about funeral and cremation planning in Erie, PA.


We are committed to providing quality, caring funeral and cremation services for the community. It is natural for different families to have unique requests for the end of life services. So, we offer a range of options to match your requests. Our facilities include a private Cremation Tribute center, making us the only local funeral provider that operates a crematory. If you want access to the best cremation services, then you need to contact us at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, LLP.


Important Steps for Planning Funeral and Cremation in Erie, PA


You can use our simple system for funeral planning. This process is designed to honor your wishes, include family traditions, while reducing the burden of funeral planning. You will need to decide on the details for two main categories within the funeral planning process:


  • Physical Remains: Where would you like your loved one to be laid to rest? If you choose cremation, you can schedule a cemetery burial or select another location of your choice. We can also support with traditional burial services in a casket.

  • Honoring Life: Don’t overlook the importance of showing respect with a memorial or funeral service. Honoring life means that you can pay tribute through a large or small event. Our team will listen to your requests and assist in planning an event that provides a healing, beautiful experience for attendees.


Funerals take a lot of planning, and it is important for the family to be prepared. The process can start as soon as six months before an individual's passing so that all aspects are considered in advance. The most important thing you can do is select a funeral home for assistance. Our support team will provide the assistance required for addressing each stage of funeral planning when it is necessary. Instead of feeling overwhelmed with many decisions for the funeral services, you can take it a step at a time. Call today to learn about the funeral services that are offered.


Your Options for Cremations and Funerals


Many families in the area choose Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, LLP for cremation planning since we own and operate the only crematory in the area. Here are some of the services you can choose:


  • Cremation Services Including Cremations with Viewing: A complete range of cremation packages are offered. Scheduling a cremation doesn’t mean that you must forgo other funeral traditions. If desired, you can plan a family viewing that will take place before the cremation.

  • Cremation Followed by a Memorial Service: A memorial service is a beautiful way to honor your memories together. We can assist in scheduling a memorial service after the cremation. Choose to have the urn on display at the event, or the memorial could be held when you are scattering the ashes.

  • Cremation Followed by a Graveside Service: If you would like to have a place to visit in the cemetery, then burial might be the right answer. The ashes can be placed in a family plot, and you have the opportunity to select a headstone to mark the grave. We can assist in planning a beautiful graveside service for your family and closest friends.

  • Direct Cremation: Are you looking for options to eliminate the stress and simplify the services? Direct cremation is not only affordable, but many families find it beneficial to avoid the burden of hosting a large event.

  • Burial Services: Burial is a great choice for either a casket or an urn. Discuss your options for burial service with our experienced team.


There’s no question that we offer the leading funeral and cremation services in Erie, PA. We’ve been serving the community since 1894. Over the years, we’ve built strong relationships and unbeatable funeral planning systems to help with every event.


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We specialize in serving the local community, ensuring quality and care every step of the way. These services are available to families in surrounding townships, including Millcreek Township, PA, Summit Township, PA, Greene Township, PA, and nearby communities.


Whether you are interested in preplanning or you need to get started with immediate funeral services, we are here to assist. Contact us at your convenience when you would like to learn more about the available services.


We offer everything required for funeral and cremation planning in Erie, PA. You are welcome to visit our nearest funeral home to view the facilities. Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, LLP is located at 1595 W 38th St., Erie, PA 16508. We’re on call to answer your questions and assist with immediate funeral services: (814) 864-4864



Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, LLP - Pine Avenue Branch
Phone: (814) 825-2500
845 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16504
Austin J. Brugger - Supervisor


Partners: Leo J. Brugger, III, Garett J. Brugger, Austin J. Brugger, and Carl R. Brugger

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