Located in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, Bennett and Houser Funeral Home Inc. serves families in and around Clearfield and Centre counties, including Curwensville, Frenchville, Karthaus and Philipsburg. As a member of the Dignity Memorial ® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, we understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience and are committed to providing compassionate care and professional and personal service.
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Multicultural funerals
When planning a funeral, you should feel confident in your funeral provider. The Dignity Memorial family of funeral homes, crematories and cemeteries is backed by the largest network of funeral providers in North America. We are proud to offer valuable services to families that only we can offer. Learn more about the Dignity Difference.
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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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Welcoming funeral home for all
Bennett and Houser is a warm and welcoming two-story building with ample parking in the adjacent lot and a variety of areas to suit your funeral needs and wishes. In 2019, the facility’s exterior was renovated to feature new siding and beautiful neutral stone.
Our funeral home offers two visitation rooms that can be used for both visitations and services. The large visitation room accommodates 80 guests in chair seating and includes a flat-screen television to share personalized digital presentations. The small visitation room is ideal for more intimate services or as overflow space for services that require additional seating. The small visitation room comfortably accommodates 60 people and includes a projector.
Other areas of the funeral home include an arrangement room where families can discuss funeral arrangement details in a private setting; the family room, which offers a semiprivate space for families to gather; and the sun porch, an enclosed lounge with large bay windows and comfortable couch seating.
Full range of funeral services
Since 1957, we have remained committed to providing outstanding services, believing that every detail is of utmost importance. Our team excels at planning one-of-a-kind tributes that celebrate a person's passions, personality and individuality. We take all of the things that make a person special, such as a favorite hobby, beloved song or lifelong passion, and string them together to create a memorial like no other.
Whether you wish to arrange for a traditional funeral service, 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. Our complete range of services, products and memorialization options are tailored to meet all of your requests.
Over the years, we have created services and memorials as unique as the lives they honor. Our associates take great care in learning about a family’s needs and loved one’s life, incorporating personalized details and touches whenever and wherever possible. From highlighting favorite colors and flowers to showcasing a hot rod collection for the car enthusiast, a tractor for the beloved farmer or anything you desire, it is our promise to provide you with the ability to customize a celebration of life that is special, meaningful and personal.
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 to your loved ones while ensuring your wishes are met.
Our professional, licensed staff will walk you through everything from start to finish, handling all of the details in-house and providing a level of convenience, service and security throughout the funeral planning process. We are here to discuss your funeral and cremation options should you wish to do so in advance.
At Bennett and Houser Funeral Home we extend ourselves daily by not only assisting with funeral rituals, but also through community involvement. We support various local causes and churches with their annual programming and fundraising events. We also participate in and support organizations such as the annual Clearfield County Fair, local SPCA, Clearfield Youth Baseball Association, LIFT program for widows and widowers, and all public servants programs.
Additionally, the community is invited to join us for our annual Butterfly Remembrance Release in June. Featuring light refreshments, this beautiful butterfly release event takes place on the nearby river waterfront and includes a memorial to those who have passed.
We also offer families a complimentary snowflake remembrance ornament during the holiday season to honor their loved ones.
We honor veterans
We understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. 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 and can incorporate full military honors in funeral services upon request.
Let us serve you
Thank you for considering us for your funeral needs. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, wish to tour our facility or would like more information about our products and services.
Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc., has served generations of Clearfield, Pennsylvania, families for more than 60 years. Founded by Harold Bennett in 1957 and managed by him and his wife Margaret, our funeral home was built at the present location at 312 East Locust Street. Over the years, three additions were made to the original structure, expanding the building to better serve the community.
Growth and expansion
In 1973, Martin Houser joined the funeral home and partnered into the business in 1977. At that time, the name changed to Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. In addition to traditional funeral services, we also offered cremation services, an aspect of our business that has increased over the years.
Our funeral home today
Throughout our history, we have continued to operate on our founding traditions, serving the Clearfield and surrounding communities with compassion, dignity and honor.
"I WILL NOT BE USING THIS FUNERAL HOME IN THE FUTURE BECAUSE BOTH OF MY PARENTS ARE DECEASED & I LIVE OUT OF THE AREA."
Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer
"THE STAFF WAS VERY FRIENDLY, HELPFUL AND COURTEOUS. MY DAUGHTER AND I WERE VERY PLEASED WITH EVERYTHING. THEY DID AN AWESOME JOB."
Verified Burial Customer
"MY MOTHER WAS ABLE TO PREPLAN WHAT SHE WANTED WITH HER 3 DAUGHTERS PRESENT. IT MADE THINGS SO MUCH EASIER"
Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer
"WE WERE VERY PLEASED WITH THE PRE ARRANGEMENTS MADE AND THE FINAL CREMATION & MEMORIAL SERVICE - DONT KNOW IT COULD HAVE BEEN ANY BETTER"
Verified Cremation Customer
"Very helpful and very understanding at this difficult time losing my husband. We made prior arrangement, which was very helpful and less stressfull."
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer