Drake & Son Funeral Home has provided funeral and cremation services for Chicago since 1956. For more than 50 years, our commitment has remained unchanged, yet we continue to respond to the changing funeral and cremation needs of our community.
- Large capacity chapel
- Multiple chapels
- Piano/organ on site
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
- Large reception area
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Intimate reception area
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Incense burning
- Ritual washing
Other Languages Spoken
Free Funeral Planning Resources
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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A welcoming location
Residing on 3.5 acres, our beautiful funeral home has 3 spacious chapels to accommodate varying service sizes, as well as a coffee lounge and ample parking for family and friends. Drake & Son Funeral Home was also awarded the Ravenswood Community Garden Walk for our beautifully decorated facility.
Wide range of funeral services
As a proud member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, all of our services are designed to help you through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. The team at Drake & Son Funeral Home understands that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are committed to providing compassionate care and professional and personal service.
Whether you wish to arrange for a traditional funeral service, are interested in a Life Well Celebrated® memorialization, plan to have a large gathering or would like a more intimate service, our expert associates will work with you one-on-one to ensure your needs, wishes and budget are met. Additionally, many members of our team are fluent in both Spanish and English.
Planning in advance
At Drake & Son Funeral Home, we also recognize that funeral arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming. In addition to assisting during your immediate time of need, our funeral directors specialize in working with families to plan your final arrangements in advance. By preparing these details ahead of time, you provide a sense of relief, peace of mind and comfort for your loved ones while ensuring your wishes are met to your specifications. We are here to discuss your funeral and cremation options should you wish to do so in advance.
We honor veterans
Drake & Son Funeral Home understands the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One 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.
Let us serve you
Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, wish to tour our facility or would like more information about our products and services. We look forward to serving you.
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