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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

Meet Our Staff: Alana Wallin

The great care and service DeJohn Funeral Homes is able to provide families begin with its excellent staff. Individuals like Alana Wallin who works as an administrator behind the scenes are just as important as the funeral director who meets with a family plan their love ones' life celebration. Alana has been working with DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott for 17 years, beginning in catering then applying for an open office position. Since then, she has integrated into a variety of roles from purchasing and Continue reading

Stockings for Soldiers and Shelters

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Can I have a spiritual funeral service without being religious?

Yes. Today you have numerous options when planning your funeral or memorial service.  Just as you have the choice to be buried or cremated, you also have control of how religious your remembrance service should be. A Life Celebrant is a trained and certified professional that can help honor the lives of individuals, families, communities and organizations. They collaborate with people to create and perform personalized ceremonies that reflect unique beliefs, philosophy of life and Continue reading

Meet Our Staff: Danni Hubbard

As a Certified Life Celebrant, Danni Hubbard helps to minister to people who are grieving and to listen, encourage and support their journey as they travel a new road without the person they loved. She considers ministering to people who are grieving a real privilege, for “they allow us to encounter them at a particularly vulnerable time. Their need to be heard and comforted is real.” Danni wants the celebration she provides to give hope and peace that lasts so the family can continue moving Continue reading

A Word of Thanks from our Scholarship Recipients

In 2017, DeJohn Funeral Homes provided five $500 scholarships to high school students of merit as they continue their higher education through the Ross Sr. & Carmella DeJohn Five Star Education Scholarship. Last year, the Ross Sr. & Carmella DeJohn Five Star Education Scholarship was awarded to Stephen Blauch of Chardon High School (attending Ohio State University, Engineering); Garrett Scolos of Kenston High School (attending University of Virginia, Public Health/Pre Med); Marilyn Moyer Continue reading

Meet Our Staff: Sherri DiPietro

Sherri DiPietro has been helping families through the loss of their beloved pets at DeJohn Pet Services since 2010. Her passion for animals and connecting with families helps makes the difference when you are grieving the loss of your pet. As a pet parent, Sherri and our Pet Loss Professionals that help guide you through the options to create a meaningful tribute and memorial that is unique to the life you shared with your pet. “We go above and beyond simple private cremation. We help Continue reading