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Growth Through Grief: Finding Hope & Healing After Suicide and Other Trauma

Join us as we listen to panelists from NAMI Geauga County, New Directions, the Veterans Administration and personal stories from those with lived experience. Continue reading

Congratulations 2019 Scholarship Winners!

We are pleased to announce the eight local students we have awarded with our Ross Sr. & Carmella DeJohn Memorial Scholarship. Each student will receive  $750 for his or her college tuition or books in 2019. Scholarships were awarded to Garrett Wineberg of West Geauga High School (attending Lakeland Community College, Surgical Technology); Jenna Perry of Brush (attending Florida Southern College, Nursing); Lilly Kelemen of Kirtland High School (attending Northwestern University, Neuroscience Continue reading

Making a Memorial Tribute Video: Don’t Wait Capture the Memories…

Take video and more photos Today! Most funeral services today include a memorial video that includes home video and photos. This video is a celebration of a loved one’s life as much as it is a way to grieve a loss and recall special memories and stories. With today’s technology anytime is a good time to capture that famous story by your uncle or have grandma tell you one more time how much she loved it when you were little, and you did something special for her. These are just a few of the Continue reading

Serving YOU for 150 years

DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Homes & Crematory is pleased to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2019 as we continue to assist families dealing with death and celebrating the lives that are most significant to them. “Any business that can celebrate 150 years is a tremendous accomplishment. Even though we are not the same family owned as in 1869, our DeJohn family has carried on the continuity of Flynn-Froelk-Mylott efforts to serve families during some of the most difficult days of their Continue reading

Meet Our Staff: Ross DeJohn Jr.

For more than 40 years, Ross DeJohn Jr has been helping families to honor their loved ones as a funeral director.  While he cannot take away the pain of losing a loved one, Ross knows he makes a difference by making the situation easier for a family by guiding them during the decision process. “Working with a family has its ups and downs but overall its rewarding for people to put their trust in my experience. I often make suggestions and give advice that I know helps ease their burden during Continue reading

In Memoriam of Magic

I would like to personally thank you for placing your trust in DeJohn Pet Services to care for your beloved pet in your time of loss. It was truly an honor and a privilege. I, like you am a pet parent and know the unconditional love between a pet and their family. I rescued my dog, Magic, a Portuguese Water Dog, ten years ago and our bond was instantaneous. Magic became a therapy dog in 2008 and together, we visited patients at Hillcrest Hospital, Hospice of Western Reserve, the Ursuline and Continue reading

Thank you Mary McKown

Thank you Mary McKown for your service and support of our bereavement groups. After 30 years (1989) Mary is stepping down from helping to facilitate our bereavement groups. She has baked her specialties for every group each week we met. During her final bereavement group on her 93rd birthday, the group baked for her and sang Happy Birthday! Continue reading

FAQ: My mother wants to be cremated; what choices do we need to make?

You are already a step ahead by thinking about and preplanning the funeral together. Prearranging her funeral is not only practical but also a thoughtful gesture as it relieves you (her children) from the burden of making many choices during a difficult and emotional time. Cremation is becoming a very common choice at death. In 2016, one out of every two Americans chose cremation over burial according to a Time magazine article. This is a dramatic change from previous decades, which proves Continue reading

Meet Our Staff: Constance Scheanon

As a new funeral director at DeJohn Funeral Homes, Constance Scheanon brings a wonderful new personality to the families served as she helps them on their journey through loss. A first generation Funeral Director/Embalmer and Certified Life Celebrant, at the end of the day Constance finds a sincere “Thank You” makes it all worth it to serve families during a very difficult time. Her interest in funeral homes and death care began as a junior in high school, when she participated in a Continue reading