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Rose Hill Funeral Home & Burial Park


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Rose Hill Funeral Home & Burial Park are sister locations that proudly serve the people of Akron, Ohio. Working together, the funeral home and cemetery allow you to handle all your funeral and cemetery needs. The professional funeral home team creates individualized funerals and memorial tributes inspired by powerful stories from life.





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Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.

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Design a personal funeral service

Imagine a glamorous night under a disco ball for the loved one who never left the era of glitz and great music—a party where guests celebrate good times in the company of music, food and friends. Or, envision a pit barbecue in honor of a grill master, complete with monogrammed keepsake jars of their secret sauce. Our attentive team of funeral directors will listen to your stories and create the ideal fitting tribute.

Funeral home amenities

When you step into Rose Hill Funeral Home, adorned with intricate stained-glass windows, you will experience the warmth of our interfaith chapel. The flexible reception space adapts to your needs, whether you wish to host a large reunion for friends before the memorial service or conduct an intimate gathering for just family afterwards. Whether you select delicious dishes from our menu or give us your family recipes, let us prepare and serve food for guests, so you can focus on spending time together.

Rose Hill Burial Park

A sister location to Rose Hill Funeral Home, Rose Hill Burial Park eliminates any time-consuming transportation. Walk into our cemetery grounds, and you will notice well-kept landscaping and impeccable gardens sprawled across rolling hills dotted with trees.

Relax and reflect at our 4 lakes, strolling past a variety of flowers. Our cemetery gardens in Akron include both flush markers and raised monuments, and we offer space for both scattering and burial of cremated remains. Family estates provide a place for future generations to return in remembrance.

Tour our facility and grounds

Let us help you make informed decisions for a tribute that will leave a wonderful lasting impression. Please contact Rose Hill Funeral Home & Burial Park if we may provide information regarding funeral arrangements in Akron, or if you would like a guided tour of the funeral home. 

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At Rose Hill Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Two Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.


Rose Hill Burial Park ranks among the area’s largest and most distinguished cemeteries. Although it was officially founded in the '20s, there are areas in the park where burials took place even earlier. The name Rose Hill was derived from the landscaping and nursery service originally located on the property. Rose Hill was an early cemetery leader, becoming one of the 1st cemeteries to set up an endowment care fund, ensuring that its grounds would be perpetually cared for—even if no more burials took place.

Cemetery growth

Over the years, many of Akron’s most prominent citizens have been laid to rest on our serene acres. Industrial and religious leaders, and even a Medal of Honor recipient, can be found memorialized on the grounds. As the park continued to grow, sections were added for people of certain organizations and religions beliefs—highlighting their service or faith. Today, Rose Hill has sections dedicated to those who served in the military, members of the Masons and the Order of the Eastern Star, and people of the Jewish faith. In the early '80s, Rose Hill opened our beautiful mausoleum complex. 

Modern funeral home added

In the early '90s, Rose Hill Burial Park became the only cemetery in the area to have a funeral home adjacent to its lovely grounds, giving families an added convenience. Since that time, Rose Hill Funeral Home has maintained involvement in our community.


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