Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc.


Our place in this community dates back to 1940. For more than 80 years, we've guided families through planning end-of-life services that honor loved ones. Though many things have changed in that time, our dedication to professionalism and attention to detail has never wavered.


Waynesburg, Mount Morris

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Protect those you love

People expect to plan ahead for big purchases like weddings, homes, cars, education, vacations. A funeral or cremation should be no different. You give your family peace of mind and keep them from unnecessary financial and emotional burdens when you have a plan in place.


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      Personalized funerals and cremation memorials

      Dedicated to helping celebrate your life or the life of a loved one with tailored services that truly reflect the person being honored, the team at Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home Inc. offers knowledge and compassion you can count on. Our experienced and caring staff blends traditional values with contemporary products and services to memorialize every life with attention to detail.

      Our professional associates are experienced in meeting the needs and wishes of families from all walks of life and a variety of faiths and cultures. With patience and care we listen to what is important to you. Whether traditional funeral, cremation memorial or celebration of life, there are choices that reflect your personal preferences, family traditions and cultural values.

      Planning experts

      Losing someone you love can be very painful. Planning your funeral and purchasing cemetery property in advance makes it easier on your family. In fact, one of the greatest gifts you can give your loved ones is planning and funding final arrangements ahead of time. When you plan ahead, you get to carefully consider your options and make choices that ensure your life is remembered and celebrated the way you want—but you also lock in today’s prices and protect your family from worrying about money.

      We are experts in pre-planning and offer in-person and virtual consultations. We'll take the time to get to know you and carefully explain what's available, including paying in installments.

      Here when you need us

      If you would like to talk about pre-planning a funeral or have an immediate need, contact us and we'll be in touch right away. We're honored you're considering Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home for funeral or cremation services, and we're here with compassionate, professional care day and night.


      Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home was founded as Church Funeral Home by George Church in 1940. It first opened on South Washington Street in Waynesburg. In 1947, the firm moved to its present location on North Maiden Street.

      When George died in 1959, ownership passed to his wife. Glise Mariner was her partner and supervisor of the funeral home. In November 1960, Glise partnered with Samuel Milliken to buy the business from Mrs. Church. They changed the name to Glise E. Mariner and Samuel A. Milliken Funeral Home.

      Glise and Samuel grew the business, eventually expanding the building to more than 5,000 square feet and adding a 36-car parking lot.

      In 1987, Samuel partnered with Daryl Throckmorton, who'd been working for the firm for 12 years, to open Milliken and Throckmorton Funeral Home. Less than a decade later, on January 1, 1996, Daryl became the sole owner of the location. In order to serve more families, he also opened a branch of the business Mount Morris.

      In 2023, both locations became part of the Dignity Memorial network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers. We continue to provide the highest level of service with attention to detail, plus benefits you won't find anywhere else.