Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, Inc is the affordable alternative to expensive funeral homes. The funeral home was established in 1946 by Francis J. “Bud” Whelan, who grew up in the Reading area. His fair pricing and compassionate service made the funeral home an instant success in the local community. Today, the business operates under the name Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, Inc and provides the same caring service and affordable pricing they have always been known for in the area. Families have the opportunity to customize end of life arrangements with the full range of services that are needed. Options include all of the traditional industry services, including funerals, memorials, and life celebrations. In addition to local burials, the company specializes in ship-out services, helping return loved ones back home to Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean for funeral needs. Other add-on solutions are also offered, including vaults, caskets, and urns, as well as grief resources, military honors, and Veteran services. Families looking for easy, affordable services can consider the option to choose direct cremation. The team at Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, Inc can help with many requests, including everything from traditional services with cremation, to simple, direct cremation. The staff helps families find meaningful ways to celebrate and honor the wonderful life of their loved one. They have years of experience in providing low-cost funerals and affordable cremation services, with impeccable service. Options are available to work with Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery to arrange burial services for veterans. Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, Inc has been serving the families of Reading and Berks Counties for over half-a-century, with services available in a variety of local cities: Reading, West Reading, Laureldale, Muhlenberg Township, Wyomissing, Temple, Hamburg, Mt. Penn, and more. All arrangement processes can be started online for both immediate need or pre-need services. The website also offers useful information about funeral and cremation options and a general price list. Learn more by talking to Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, Inc for details about the services that are provided. Families can view the facilities that are available at 444 N 9th St Reading, PA 19601. Or, call to learn more about the range of services that are offered: (610) 374-0962.

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The affordable alternative to expensive funeral homes

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  • Direct Cremations
  • Funeral Home
  • Funerals
  • Urns
  • Military Honors
  • Honoring Life
  • Life Celebrations
  • Vaults
  • Grief Resources
  • Cremations
  • Pre-Need Funeral Services
  • Burials
  • Pre-Planning Funeral Services
  • Caskets
  • Cremation Services
  • Memorial Ceremonies
  • Ship-Out Services
  • Veteran Services
  • Cremation with Memorial Service
  • Repatriation
  • Memorials
  • Funeral Services
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Serving Cities: Reading, West Reading, Laureldale, Muhlenberg Township, Wyomissing, Temple, Hamburg, Mt. Penn, Shillington
Southeast Reading
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