Ohio’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes & Services Award Winner: Waltner Simchak Funeral Home

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Waltner Simchak Funeral Home is a 2019 award winner for funeral homes and services in Ohio!

If you’re looking for a funeral home that will honor a loved one with compassion and professionalism, look no further than Waltner Simchak Funeral Home in Canton.

Waltner Simchak Funeral Home has received dozens of reviews on two verified sites with an average rating of 4.88 stars, earning them an extraordinary Rating Score™ of 92.83 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 funeral homes and services in all of Ohio!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“They took care of my mom with compassion and dignity. They were respectful of our feelings. They weren’t shoving their services in our face. They asked us what we wanted and offered exactly what we needed. [They were] very helpful… [There were] no hidden charges.” – Eleanor L.

Not Your Average Funeral Home

David, Apprentice Funeral Director at Waltner Simchak Funeral Home, generously gave us a few minutes of his time to tell us about this one-of-a-kind business and its award-winning online reputation.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that sets Waltner Simchak Funeral Home apart from the many other funeral homes and services in Ohio. David told us that, while they offer very low prices — which haven’t been raised in many years — they don’t cut costs at the expense of the service. Instead, they strive to keep their prices affordable and give their customers value while choosing to take a smaller profit for themselves.

We also wanted to know why they do what they do at Waltner Simchak Funeral Home and how they work to make the world a better place. David shared with us that they’ve been in business for 100 years and have no desire to move — they are there to help the community. When a family needs the team at Waltner Simchak Funeral Home, the family is the boss for that time.

Building Success by Helping Their Customers

When we asked David about Waltner Simchak Funeral Home’s secret to such a strong online reputation, he told us that he and his team are out to do general good for people. They never up-sell anything at Waltner Simchak Funeral Home and are simply there to help their customers in their time of need.

Outside of building the kind of online reputation any business owner would envy, Waltner Simchak Funeral Home has spread the word about who they are and what they do by running obituaries on Facebook, but most of their business comes from word of mouth.

Clearly, David knows a thing or two about growing a business and building an online reputation. Here’s his expert advice for the many other business owners out there:

“Treat everyone the same. Whether they have a million dollars in the bank or very little money, they should all get the same care.”


Congratulations to the team at Waltner Simchak Funeral Home for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, David, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Waltner Simchak Funeral Home in Canton. Visit their website today!

Virginia’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes & Services Award Winner: R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home is a 2019 award winner for funeral homes and services in Virginia!

After the loss of a loved one, you need a compassionate funeral home on your side, and in Hampton, there’s no better option than R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.

R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home has received dozens of reviews with an average rating of 4.67 stars, earning them a spectacular Rating Score™ of 88.09 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 funeral homes and services in all of Virginia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“They’re always open. They’re very professional and compassionate. Unfortunately, I have attended several services here, and they do everything they can to provide you with a comfortable place to mourn.” – Renee M.

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We wanted to learn all about R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home and its impressive online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the President, Tim Smith.

The first question we had for Tim was what is it that sets R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home apart from their competition in Virginia. Here’s Tim’s response:

“We’re still a family-owned funeral home. We own the funeral home, work in the funeral home and have been part of the Hampton Roads community for the past 118 years. Our reputation carries us quite a bit! Our pricing is fair, and there’s no sales atmosphere. We make sure to help serve our families’ needs, financial goals and help them get through a bad situation.”

Tim went on to add:

“We’ve got a huge amount of information on our site that can help guide you to the right answers. We like to provide options and allow consumers to make up their own minds.”

We also wanted to know what their mission is at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Tim had to say:

“We serve families and treat them all fairly, like they’re part of our own family, and through those things, we’re able to provide excellent service.”

Tim added:

“We really try to save money for our veterans. If the programs are available, you can save thousands of dollars!”

Building Success by Providing Service Families are Happy With

Tim attributes R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home’s strong online reputation to their commitment to providing the kind of service that makes their clients happy:

“Families leave reviews for us on their own. When they’re happy with the service, they leave reviews themselves. We never ask for reviews or push for them.”

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home has gotten their name out there by maintaining an excellent website, through social media, by marketing throughout their community and through radio ads.

There are so many business owners out there looking to build the kind of online reputation R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home has. Here’s Tim’s expert advice for them:

“Treat the consumers and community right, and they will support you in the end!”


Congratulations to the team at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Tim, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton. Visit their website today!

Nevada’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes and Services Award Winner: Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services is an award winner for funeral homes and services in 2019.

If you are looking for a funeral home that will offer compassion and professionalism in your time of need, look no further than this award-winning company!

Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across five different verified sites with an average rating of 4.97 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 99.71 and two 2019 Top Rated Local awards for ranking as one of the top 50 businesses and the number one funeral home in Nevada!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“There are no words to express my sincere gratitude for the incredible people at Kraft Sussman. In the time of my greatest need, they were so caring and attentive. I am forever grateful for the care they gave me and the peace they were able to provide. [They were] an absolute blessing. Everyone here cares about what they do, and they show it in how they treat you.” – M.W.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We were excited to learn all about Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the owner and President, Laura.

Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services is a local, independently-owned funeral home that is dedicated to providing personalized, compassionate, and dignified care for a fair price. They can help you and your family out with a burial, cremation, funeral services, memorial services, and worldwide shipping. Laura told us that they develop relationships with all of the families they serve because they believe in the importance of taking care of people in a personal way.

Laura also told us about their incredible team, which is made up of six full-time staff members, several part-time staff members, and one licensed therapy dog, named Obie, which makes Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services the only funeral home in Southern Nevada that employs a therapy dog! Laura says that their staff is like family and that they work together to promote a comfortable and relaxed environment for their clients. They do not work on commission, which means they are never incentivized to put any pressure on anyone and can instead focus on their business’ mission of taking care of people based on their individual needs. Together, they work to make life for their clients as easy as possible in their time of need.

Building Success by Caring for Others

Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services has earned an incredible reputation, so we were excited to hear about some of the ways they have marketed and grown their business. Laura said that their success is largely due to word of mouth and that they greatly appreciate the families who have referred them to others. Kraft-Sussman is also involved in the community. Laura sits on a number of boards and makes donations to local charities. On top of all this, the staff all participates in volunteer work.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services has managed to. We asked if Laura could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“I think the families we serve are the best vehicle to get the word out. I would encourage companies to focus on their reputation. That is the best way possible to increase your business.”


Congratulations to Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Laura for taking the time to speak with us!

Arkansas’ Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes and Services Award Winner: Westfield Chapel Funeral Home

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Westfield Chapel Funeral Home is an award winner for funeral homes and services in 2019.

If you are looking for a funeral home that will compassionately help you and your family in a time of need, look no further than this award-winning company!

Westfield Chapel Funeral Home has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.86 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 92.64 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 funeral homes and services in Arkansas!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I am very grateful to Westfield and their assistance during our greatest time of need. [They were] patient and knowledgeable. He took the time to answer all of our questions. They were affordable and did not try to take advantage of us, which occurs all too often in life. I would definitely recommend using Westfield when the unfortunate need arises.” – C.S.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Westfield Chapel Funeral Home is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We were excited to learn all about Westfield Chapel Funeral Home and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the Managing Director, Stan Youngblood.

Westfield Chapel Funeral Home was founded with the specific purpose of ministering to grieving families in the Northwest Arkansas community. Their professional and compassionate staff are available to guide families through all of the planning and processing of the details involved with the death of a loved one. This business is dedicated to offering quality and compassionate care at affordable prices. Their beautiful chapel and full-service funeral home is located in the heart of Springdale, and they proudly serve families across Northwest Arkansas, the River Valley, and bordering communities through the area with traditional, personalized cremation, and pre-planned services. They value their clients’ time and carefully plan every detail, making the clients’ time both comfortable and convenient.

Stan went on to tell us a bit more about their specific business mission at Westfield Chapel Funeral Home:

“It is our mission to facilitate meaningful ways for families to grieve their loss and celebrate the lives of their loved ones. We believe that all families should have quality and affordable options for their loved ones… We strive to cultivate a relationship of trust and commitment to excellence with the families we serve and our community… At Westfield Chapel, we do not just plan funerals; we help families through their grief journey and ensure they are on the right path to healthy healing. As members of this community, we are invested in providing complete help to all families. We are proud to embrace traditional values, diversity, and innovation in honoring the spirit and life of each person we serve.”

Building Success By Connecting With Their Customers

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Westfield Chapel Funeral Home has managed to. We asked if Stan could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“If you focus on your business and on providing the best service to your customer, then your customers will speak to their experience. Developing an avenue to connect with your customer outside of your business will allow them to share their experience and connect with your business in additional ways.”


Congratulations to Westfield Chapel Funeral Home for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Stan for taking the time to speak with us!

Nevada’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes & Services Award Winner: Serenity Funeral Home

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Serenity Funeral Home is an award winner for funeral homes in 2019!

If you are looking for a funeral home that will treat your loved one with the high level of dignity and respect they deserve, look no further than this award-winning company!

Serenity Funeral Home has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 4.77 stars, earning them a phenomenal Rating Score™ of 93.65 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top five funeral homes in Nevada!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“They understand the horrible experience of losing a loved one and treat their guests with respect and kindness. I like that they have a notary on site, it’s helpful.” -Jaci N.

It is because of tremendous reviews like this that Serenity Funeral Home is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We were excited to learn all about how Serenity Funeral Home has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the CFO, Dana Hauger.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Serenity Funeral Home stand apart from their competitors. In Dana’s words, “I think because we’re very personal and we can customize anything due to the fact that we’re not a corporate entity. We’re really able to customize and personalize every case that comes in.”

When asked about the Serenity Funeral Home mission, Dana said, “We’re your community funeral home where your family is our priority. That’s truly how we feel. At the end of the day, even if families don’t stick with us when they come in to get pricing or information, if we’re able to educate everybody that comes in the door regarding how the process works, then we kind of feel like we’ve won… Obviously, we give hugs. We do anything we can, depending upon the family and the person we’re taking care of, to just help. That’s basically what it is, giving back where we can and helping where it’s needed.

Building Success Through Personalized Experiences

According to Dana, the business’ secret to success is providing a personalized experience for each of the people that come in and seek their help. When it comes to marketing, the Serenity Funeral Home focuses its energy on community involvement.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as fantastic a reputation as Serenity Funeral Home has managed to. We asked if Dana could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“I think you need to be very honest and genuine. Make sure that what your mission is you truly are sticking by. Again, always treat people the way you want to be treated. I really do believe in karma so I believe what goes around comes around. It’s just the same kind of mantra as that.”


Congratulations to Serenity Funeral Home for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Dana for taking the time to speak with us! Check out their website here!

Georgia’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes and Services Award Winner: Salmon Funeral Home

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Salmon Funeral Home is an award winner for funeral homes and services in 2019.

If you are looking for a funeral home that can provide compassion in your time of need, look no further than this award-winning company!

Salmon Funeral Home has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.92 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 93.21 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 funeral homes and services in Georgia!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I want to say how wonderful your staff was for my grandmother’s funeral! We will never use anyone else! Our whole family was very pleased! We loved how personal the decor was.” – J.W.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Salmon Funeral Home is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We were excited to learn all about Salmon Funeral Home and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the owner, Trey Salmon.

Salmon Funeral Home has a staff with over 50 years of experience servicing North West Georgia. They are concerned with making every funeral a reflection of the deceased, which means that there is a great deal of personalization involved with every service. Trey said that it is vital for someone in this business to have a heart dedicated to service, and that is something this incredible staff certainly offers. He said that they are a part of the community, and will treat every client like family. Their mission is to always be here for those in need.

Building Success By Keeping the Customers as Number One

Salmon Funeral Home was purchased by the Salmon family only three years ago, but they have been well-known in their community for generations. Trey said that they had some brand recognition with their family name, but that most of their growth and success has come thanks to word of mouth.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Salmon Funeral Home has managed to. We asked if Trey could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Keep your customers as your number one priority because they will come back and help you out.”


Congratulations to Salmon Funeral Home for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Trey for taking the time to speak with us!

Maryland’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes & Services Award Winner: Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services is a 2019 award winner for funeral homes and services in Maryland!

If you’re looking for a professional, compassionate funeral home in Halethorpe, look no further than Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services has received dozens of reviews with an average rating of 4.91 stars, earning them a tremendous Rating Score™ of 93.14 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 funeral homes and services in all of Maryland!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Obviously, it is a sad and trying time when you find yourself in need of this type of service. I am so grateful to have selected Ambrose Funeral Home. The warm and caring attitude, willingness to move slowly and respectfully at my pace, and attention to detail in asking questions as well as explaining options (without me even asking) made the whole process very smooth and stress-free. The genuinely caring, family-style treatment was so comforting. I highly recommend Ambrose.” – K.B.

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We wanted to learn all about Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services and its impressive online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the owner, Joey Ambrose.

The first question we had for Joey was what is it that sets Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services apart from their competition in Maryland. Joey pointed to their commitment to honesty at Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services, and he told us that they’ve been in operation since 1936.

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Joey had to say:

“[Our mission is to] make sure everyone is as happy as possible in such a hard time of their life.”

Joey went on to tell us that everyone in the company does a lot of community engagements and public relations events.

Building Success by Treating Clients Like Family

Joey attributes Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services’ strong online reputation to their commitment to treating their clients like family.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services has gotten their name out there through radio ads, newspaper ads and other print ads, as well as digital ads.

There are so many business owners out there looking to build the kind of online reputation Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services has. Here’s Joey’s expert advice for them:

“Don’t ever cheat anybody. You have to love what you do.”


Congratulations to the team at Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Joey, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Ambrose Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Halethorpe. Visit their website today!

Maryland’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes & Services Award Winner: Charles L Stevens Funeral Home

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Charles L Stevens Funeral Home is a 2019 award winner for funeral homes and services in Maryland!

Pay tribute to your loved one and celebrate their life with the help of Charles L Stevens Funeral Home in Baltimore.

Charles L Stevens Funeral Home has received dozens of reviews on multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.82 stars, earning them an exemplary Rating Score™ of 92.15 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 funeral homes and services in all of Maryland!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Losing my mother is the most difficult thing I have ever had to experience by far, but the people here made the planning and arrangements as easy as I imagine that it could be at a time like this. She looked wonderful, and any comment or concern was addressed immediately.” T.W.

Not Your Average Funeral Home

Victor Doda, the President of Charles L Stevens Funeral Home, generously gave us a few minutes of his time to tell us about this one-of-a-kind business and its award-winning online reputation.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that sets Charles L Stevens Funeral Home apart from the many other funeral homes and services in Maryland. Victor pointed to their history and reputation and told us that they’ve been serving the community for more than 100 years and through five generations. Victor told us that he believes that the fact that their business spans five generations in the same family gives the families they serve added tradition and stability.

We also wanted to know why they do what they do at Charles L Stevens Funeral Home and how they work to make the world a better place. Victor told us that they make the world a better place by handling one funeral at a time and dealing with each person individually. They do everything they can to make the funeral the best memory and easy for the family

Building Success Through Personal Service

When we asked Victor about Charles L Stevens Funeral Home’s secret to such a strong online reputation, he attributed their commitment to providing personal service to the families they serve:

“We leave them with a good result and a lasting impression, and they recall the work that we do.”

Outside of building the kind of online reputation any business owner would envy, Charles L Stevens Funeral Home has spread the word about who they are and what they do through word of mouth, which is a testament to the kind of service they offer.

Clearly, Victor knows a thing or two about growing a business and building an online reputation. Here’s his expert advice for the many other funeral homes out there:

“I think the most important thing is when the family leaves you, leave them with a good impression that they were treated fairly and honestly. Word travels, whether it be through word of mouth or through the internet; it’s the same thing.”


Congratulations to the team at Charles L Stevens Funeral Home for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Victor, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Charles L Stevens Funeral Home in Baltimore. Visit their website today!

Maryland’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes & Services Award Winner: Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc.

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc. is a 2019 award winner for funeral homes and services in Maryland!

If you’re looking for the right funeral home in Baltimore that operates with compassion and grace, look no further than Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc.

Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc. has received dozens of reviews with an average rating of 4.73 stars, earning them a fantastic Rating Score™ of 95.53 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 funeral homes and services in all of Maryland!

Here’s just one of the many five-star reviews that got them there:

“This time last year, my sister and I had to bury our dad. Richard was so kind and helped us every single step of the way. He made sure everything was where my dad would have wanted it. Richard was also one of the kindest people I have ever met. Thank you to the staff for being absolutely amazing.” – K.H.

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We wanted to learn what makes this award-winning business tick, so we took a few minutes to talk with Cynthia Reimbold, a Funeral Director at Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc.

To kick off our conversation, we asked Cynthia about what makes Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc. unique compared to the many other funeral homes and services in Maryland. Cynthia pointed to the fact that they treat everyone like their own family and said:

“We do a lot of personalization with our services. I know a lot of other funeral homes do the trivia DVDs, but if someone wants something different on a prayer card, we’ll explore that. We try to personalize it the best we can. We had one service recently for a woman that was in her 90s. She lived in Japan for a long part of her life with her husband at the time, who was military. She just loved the Japanese culture, so her family wanted to extend a tribute to that experience because it was so positive for her. She lived near Mt. Fuji. She could see Mt. Fuji from her house in Japan, so we made prayer cards with pictures of Mt. Fuji at various seasons. I brought in a Japanese screen from my house and her family put their own trinkets on there.”

Cynthia went on to say:

“We love what we do. I’m the only full-time Director here, and I sponsor an apprentice who is currently in school in mortuary college. It’s about teaching and maintaining that legacy of being a compassionate Funeral Director and Mortician. In the state of Maryland, a Mortician is a Funeral Director and Embalmer fused together. We do everything. Our roles as licensed employees are not segregated. We wear a lot of hats and are very interchangeable… It’s maintaining our composure and our passion for our families and what we do. We have to stay present. A lot of people will come to work, and they’re just on autopilot and it’s just something that they do. You can’t do that when you’re a Mortician; it’s absolutely impossible.”

Building Success Through Devotion to the Families They Serve

Cynthia credits Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc.’s strong online reputation to the devotion they have for the families they work with:

“We treat everyone like they’re the only family that we’re serving at the time. We treat everyone like our own family. We’re not family-owned anymore… We’re now a corporation; however, I think that puts more pressure on us to maintain a family atmosphere. People are going to expect that longevity, and we continue that legacy of family-owned by treating people like family.”

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc. has grown through church bulletins, their partnerships with florists, by staying in touch with local pastors, ministers and fathers, and by staying grounded within the community. Cynthia added:

“An advertisement or promotion doesn’t necessarily need to be digital or in physical print. It can be a personal phone call or having lunch with a minister that did a service for one of our families…”

There are many business owners looking to grow their business and build their online reputation. Here’s Cynthia’s expert advice for them:

“Maintain your mission; be consistent; always improve yourself; don’t get stuck in a rut. Realize why you do it, because that’s the whole reason you do it in the first place. If you have to stop and ask yourself a few times, then so be it…”


Congratulations to Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc. for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Cynthia, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Hubbard Funeral Home, Inc. in Baltimore. Visit their website today!

Delaware’s Top Rated Local® Funeral Homes and Services Award Winner: Evan W Smith Funeral Services

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Evan W Smith Funeral Services is an award winner for funeral homes and services in 2019.

If you are looking for a funeral home that will compassionately and professionally care for your loved one, look no further than this award-winning company!

Evan W Smith Funeral Services has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.85 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 92.48 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top three funeral homes and services in Delaware!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I’m proud to say Evan took care of my mother with the utmost professionalism and quality. I say thank you again!!! Good job.” – H.L.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Evan W Smith Funeral Services is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Funeral Home

We were excited to learn all about Evan W Smith Funeral Services and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the owner, Evan Smith.

Evan W Smith Funeral Services offers outstanding quality of service and believes in providing old-fashioned service that people might not be accustomed to receiving. They want to exceed the expectations of the families who come to them for service. They believe in the importance of taking care of the deceased and returning them to their families in the best possible state.

Evan shared:

“We consider what we do a ministry. I often tell people that becoming a funeral director or mortician is similar to a pastor or reverend being called to ministry. It is our way of ministering to families, our customers, and our community as a whole.”

Building Success Through Consistent Quality

Evan W Smith Funeral Services has built their stellar reputation through the incredible work they do and the quality service they provide. They also support their local community and schools. They are continuing to get their name out there through Facebook and TV commercials.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Evan W Smith Funeral Services has managed to. We asked if Evan could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“You have to focus on offering quality services and goods. Provide quality services and goods to families or customers on a daily basis with consistency. My belief is that it translates into a good quality online presence. But you also have to invest in advertising online, on Facebook, and on different social media as well.”


Congratulations to Evan W Smith Funeral Services for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Evan for taking the time to speak with us!