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At Ridge Funeral Home in Chicago, Illinois, you can trust us to provide funeral and cremation services with the utmost professionalism and compassion in a home-like environment.

Full range of funeral services

Chapel at Ridge Funeral HomeWhether 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 work with you one-on-one to ensure your needs, wishes and budget are met. Our complete range of services, products and memorialization options are tailored to meet all of your requests and considerations. It is our promise to provide you with the utmost care and a customized celebration of life that is special and meaningful.

Planning ahead

At Ridge 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 advanced planning and work with you to plan final arrangements. 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, cremation and cemetery options should you wish to do so in advance.

Let us serve you

Lobby at Ridge 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. We understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and are committed to providing compassionate care and professional, personal service.

Please contact our funeral home 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.

History

Ridge Funeral Home is located at 6620 West Archer Avenue on the south side of Chicago, and was originally established in 1940 by Florian Ciesla and his father on 18th and Cullerton in Chicago. They moved to the Garfield Ridge neighborhood in 1962 and built the current Ridge Funeral Home.

In 1972, Florian Ciesla retired. In 1995, Edward Tylka became the manager and has since operated Ridge Funeral Home which proudly serves Garfield Ridge and surrounding communities.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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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.

"Ed and the entire staff were wonderful and extremely helpful. We have always used Ridge Funeral Home and will continue to use them. Extremely professional but also friendly and very compassionate Great people"

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November 2022

"The staff and director were very accommodating. The video presentation of our loved one's photos was very well done. Procession to church and cemetery went very smoothly. The entire funeral was well done!"

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October 2022

"I would highly recommend Ridge Funeral Home. Everyone was wonderful helping us with preparations to meet all of our family needs. Ridge Funeral Home is also very beautiful and it is a very well kept, peaceful and comforting place."

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October 2022

"I really liked how everything was processed in a calm manner , did not get rushed or pushed to purchase something that we did not know of details for a funeral.Everything felt comfortible and at ease. Very glad we chose this place,"

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September 2022

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