About

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.

Amenities

Location

Cremation

Service

Religious & Cultural

Other Languages Spoken

Other

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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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.

"The visual presentation used during the meeting to make arrangements was very helpful. It was easy to see what items were being added onto our overall expenses and how much everything cost. It was easy to select a coffin using the visual catalog which is shown on a large screen. The facility is very nice and comfortable."

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December 2021

"We have had multiple funeral services of family members at Drake and Sons throughout the past 6 years. We feel confident knowing great care is taken to present our loved one during the funeral service. Carson, the Funeral Director, is knowledgeable, professional, compassionate, and supportive. Carson was a tremendous help through the process and ve

ry supportive during the services. The funeral home is clean and quiet. Seating is comfortable and the area for tea/coffee/water is well stocked. We appreciate the attention to details. Thank you!"

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December 2021

"Alla worked with me on pre-planning, and her compassionate help was exactly what I needed. Rich was consistently kind, attentive, and wonderful. Carson was exceptional. I do not have words to express my gratitude. He listened to my hopes of what this service would be, and delivered that hope exactly as I wanted. He truly made me feel like famil

y, asking questions about my life with my husband, and really listened to me. I am so grateful to everyone at Drake & Son. Thank you all for helping me say goodbye."

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November 2021

"I am very satisfied with the overall experience. Everything went smoothly and exceeded my expectation. The staff are professional. I also like the 24/7 call service."

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October 2021

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