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Specialists in Cremation Services

We operate our own on-site crematory, ensuring your loved one never leaves our care.

Busch Funeral and Crematory Services is the Cleveland area's preferred funeral service provider. Our family-owned and operated facilities are conveniently located in Avon, Avon Lake, Cleveland, Elyria, Fairview Park, North Royalton and Parma to serve your needs. 

At Busch, we believe in putting your family first, and we care for people of all faiths and beliefs. We’re committed to providing you with a compassionate, experienced staff that will help you through this difficult time, while meeting your wishes and budget.

We understand that preparing for death or celebrating a loved one is an integral part of life. No matter your request, we will work hard to exceed your expectations and fulfill your cremation service needs.

Cremation with Confidence

When choosing cremation, one of the most important considerations is the cremation provider's chain of custody.

Busch provides a 10-step cremation process backed by our Cremation with Confidence™ Guarantee. You can rest assured that your loved one never leaves our care and the cremated remains returned to you are those of your loved one.

Our 10-Step Process

Cremation Services for Any Budget

We believe everyone deserves the very best service at a cost they can afford. With this in mind, we offer several cremation options to ensure your family’s needs are met while staying within your defined budget.

We’ve taken out the guesswork out of cremation planning by creating streamlined cremation service packages to fit any family's budget. 

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On-Site Owned and Operated Crematory

We own and operate our on-site crematory at our Parma facility. This means that your loved one never leaves our trusted care.  

We invite all interested family members to tour our crematory before or after a cremation service. We pride ourselves on the comfortable setting and cleanliness of our facility. Busch also gives family members the option to witness a loved one’s cremation. 

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Cremation Costs Explained Guide

In recent years, we’ve seen more individuals choose cremation over burial. We’ve also seen a rise in low-cost cremation providers that cut corners and hit families with hidden costs.

That's why we created the Cremation Costs Explained Guide—to ensure you get the best value cremation, without sacrificing service. 

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Cremation Services for Any Preference & Budget

When it comes to cremation, you have the choice between a formal funeralmemorial service or family gatheringWe offer several cremation service options to ensure your family’s needs are met while staying within your defined budget. 

Cremation service options include:

  • Personalized funeral or memorial service.
  • Family gatherings.
  • Cremation only (also called simple cremation).

To learn more about each option, use our Cremation Service Selection Tool to find the right services for your needs.

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Personalize Your End-of-Life Cremation Service

At Busch Funeral and Crematory Services, we provide a variety of options for families who wish to personalize a service for their loved one. We work directly with your family to gather details about your loved one’s life and help you design a meaningful tribute.

Explore our unique cremation service options, including:

  • Our Certified Celebrants.
  • Service personalizations.
  • Veteran's honors.

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Memorialize a Life with Keepsakes and Urns

We proudly offer a wide variety of beautiful keepsakes, urns and other cremation products that memorialize your loved one.

These items can include:

  • Decorative keepsakes and urns.
  • Keepsake jewelry such as glass, thumbprints and necklaces that hold cremated remains.
  • Garden urns that can be placed in a favorite location and relocated if you move.
  • Memorial candles that bring comfort and honor a loved one’s memory.

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Thank you to David Napoli for explaining each step, which helped us make decisions and feel in control of a very hard situation. You made sure all of the details went smoothly, including the cremation process and the arrangements to the cemetery. It was a comfort for us to know those details were in your hands.
Linda & Joe Molnar
North Ridgeville
I want each of you to know how pleased I am for all of the help and planning that went into my wife’s cremation and memorial service. You made my time of sorrow much more tolerable. I received many compliments about your services and the beautiful Christmas decorations extended to me and my family.
Bob Stillwell
North Royalton
In the past three years, our family lost both our father and mother and the cremation services were provided by Busch Funeral Homes. In both instances, your associates provided exceptional service without ever once trying to upsell or pressure our family into spending more than was necessary, which could be easy to do during difficult times.
Tom Kessler

Busch Cremation Pricing Packages

We’ve taken out the guesswork out of cremation planning by creating streamlined, affordable cremation service packages to fit any family's budget.

Not sure which package best meets your needs? Use our cremation services selection tool for a personalized recommendation. Regardless of your choice, you will always receive exceptional care from Busch Funeral and Crematory Services.

Simple Cremation Partial Service Full Service

$ 2,690-3,870
For those who do not plan on having a service or gathering with friends and family, our simple cremation package offers a caring, no-frills way to say goodbye.
Our Most Popular Service
$ 3,870-5,470
Includes having a gathering or memorial with family and friends, and the service can be uniquely personalized for your family’s needs.

$ 5,470-10,000
For those that desire a more traditional viewing and funeral service experience, but wish to have cremation as a final disposition.
Transfer of deceased to our care.
Complete coverage throughout Northeast Ohio.
Services of licensed professionals and staff.
Dignified care of the deceased with refrigeration (no embalming required)
Dignified care of the deceased with refrigeration (embalming required).
Securing physician’s or coroner’s certification of death.
One cremation permit.
10-step Cremation with Confidence™ Guaranteed process with secure ID.
Private on-site identification with one to three people at the crematory.
Cremation container.
Intimate gathering for immediate family at the funeral home or crematory.
Memorial service and/or gathering with friends and family.
Funeral service and/or gathering with the deceased present.
Additional Options
Remembrance items such as memory glass, thumbprint keepsake, jewelry that holds cremains, memorial candles or small keepsake urns.
Decorative, memorial urn.
Certified Celebrant™ to lead the service and help plan a life tribute. N/A
Stationary products such as register books, memorial folders or service bulletin. N/A
Remembrance selections such as a photo, DVD tribute, flowers or personalized portrait. N/A
Catered event. N/A
Procession to final resting place. N/A
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Ready to schedule cremation services? Have questions about cremation?

As a fourth-generation family-owned and operated funeral home, we believe that family matters. That’s why Busch Funeral and Crematory Services takes personal pride in offering the highest level of service to the communities we support. 

Let our caring staff help you create a personal tribute as unique as the life lived. Contact us today for help if a death has occurred, you’re interested in preplanned cremation arrangements or you have general questions.

If a death has occurred, you can reach us 24/7 at 1-800-252-8724.