2542-44 S Broad Street (Corner of Broad & Shunk Sts), Philadelphia, PA 19145 Ph:215-462-2889

Our Funeral home arranges services in accordance with the wishes of families and the deceased. Our funeral home often takes care of the necessary paperwork, permits, and other details, such as making arrangements with the cemetery, and providing obituaries to the news media. Pre-Planning is also an important part of our services.

Grasso Funeral Home provides caskets, vaults and funeral service options in various price ranges. There may also be cemetery fees, tax, floral arrangements, or other charges beyond the control of the funeral home. The full extent of Groce's efforts in your behalf is determined by your needs and your wishes.

Items for you to consider include:

  • Casket
  • Clothing
  • Chapel, Church, or Graveside service
  • Cemetery Space
  • Honoraria for clergy/musicians
  • Copies of the death certificate
  • Outer Burial Container
  • Viewing/visitation
  • Family transportation

  • Grasso Funeral Home offers complete cremation options through our own company. If you are considering cremation, you should know that there is a wide range of choices available to you.

    Decisions you will need to make include:

    • A container or combustible casket for the body for a cardboard container or for combustible alternative caskets suitable for a public viewing).
    • An urn for the cremains, ranging from the included plastic urn
    • Whether there is to be any viewing, public or private
    • Location and scheduling of a memorial service
    • Final placement of the cremated remains
    • Newspaper notices

      Since the founding of Grasso Funeral Home, it has been our policy to provide full information about funeral arrangements and costs. These days a variety of funeral alternatives are available.

      A licensed representative of Grasso Funeral Home is willing to answer any questions you may have. There is no fee for pre-arrangement consultation and there will never be any pressure or obligation.

      To Assist you, Grasso is providing the following information:

      • SOCIAL SECURITY: Grasso will notify Social Security by mail of a death. This will aid in stopping monthly checks. If you are entitled to benefits, please call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213. You will need to have your and your spouse's Social Security numbers, dates of birth of minor children, and your marriage date.

      • VETERAN'S BENEFITS: At your request, Grasso will file applications for a flag, marker, and cash burial benefits. If you have questions about dependent and/or survivor benefits, call the National Service Officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

      • INSURANCE: Insurance Companies generally require claimants statements and death certificates. Your director at Grasso is familiar with the process and will assist you on request.

      • WILLS & PROBATE: Take the will to the Estates and Probate Division of the Clerk of Court. If there is no will, the closest relatives need to go to this same office to qualify to settle the estate. The estate office will assist you.


    Services: Cremations, Cremations With OR Without Services, Funeral Home Services, Handicap Accessible
    Methods of Payment: Cash, Check, Money Order

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