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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

Video: Where does my loved get cremated?

Funeral Director and Certified Life Celebrant, Ross DeJohn III, reassures families their loved one never leaves our care at the DeJohn Funeral Homes on-site crematory.   Continue reading

Congratulations 2018 Scholarship Winners!

DeJohn Funeral Homes Awards Eight Student Scholarships Educational Scholarship Amount Increased for 2018 We are pleased to announce the eight local students we have awarded with our Ross Sr. & Carmella DeJohn Memorial Scholarship. It should also be noted that the scholarship has increased from $500 each student in 2017 to $750 each student for his or her college tuition or books in 2018. Scholarships were awarded to Alex Weaver of Kirtland High School (attending  Ohio University, Continue reading

Telling Your Life Story: A Celebration of Life Service or Traditional Funeral

Planning your end of life celebration into what you want it to be Once again the Baby Boomers are breaking barriers in society by choosing to “celebrate life” rather than be memorialized in a traditional funeral service. While they have much in common, a traditional funeral and celebration of life service often appear very different. Both ceremonies serve as a gathering of people who share a common loss. The purpose of the ceremony is to: Help the bereaved family, and their community, Continue reading

Meet Our Staff: Bill White

Bill White greets families at DeJohn Funeral Homes with care and understanding ; knowing there are many choices that need to be made after a loved one has died. He knows this comes with a roller coaster of emotions that family may experience as well. Since childhood, Bill has had an interest in funeral care. "I attended my aunts' funeral in first grade and was fascinated by the whole funeral process. I knew thats what I wanted to do and I've had an interest in death care ever since," said Continue reading

SERVING YOU: DeJohn goes beyond serving families to show its community care and support

For 149 years, DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Homes & Crematory has been supporting Northeast Ohio families as an open, caring and dedicated partner as they experience dealing with death and celebrating a life that is most important to them. We have a rich history of supporting organizations and churches of the communities we serve including South Euclid, Willoughby Hills, Chardon and Chesterland. All that caring begins with us, the DeJohn family. Our Chairman and CEO, Ross DeJohn Jr. Continue reading