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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.

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

Sitting area at Drake & Son Funeral HomeAs 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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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Wonderful staff, and felt they truly cared about us and our grieving. Made the entire experience so much easier."

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September 2020

"Everything happened very quickly. I was not pressured into anything re: services, etc - which my late husband did not want. I was surprised at the turn around time. It was quick."

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September 2020

"Carson, John, and the entire Drake and Sons staff treated our family with the utmost respect. Carson went out of his way to make sure our needs and desires were met as we celebrated my father's life. We cannot thank him enough for his patience and all he did to help make my father's service beautiful and memorable."

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September 2020

"I would recommend prepaying and plan as much as you can prior to the death of a loved one."

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July 2020

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  • Carson W. Gormley

    Carson William Gormley

    Funeral Director
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