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At Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, we have served families in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, since 1950. Our beautiful funeral home is located in a charming neighborhood on Grand Street, and our inviting back porch offers stunning views of the Hudson River. 

Committed to funeral service

Chapel at Edward F. Carter Funeral HomeWe understand losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are committed to helping you with compassionate, professional and personal service. Whether you need a traditional funeral service or a more personalized celebration of life ceremony, our associates assist in creating a fitting tribute for your loved one.

A trusted provider

We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment in Westchester County, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.

WHV 2020 - Level 4We honor veterans

At Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. 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.

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Edward F. Carter Funeral HomeIt is our honor to serve the Croton-on-Hudson community, and we invite you to visit our historic funeral home. Please contact Edward F. Carter Funeral Home if you have an immediate need or would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.

History

Edward F. Carter Funeral Home was founded by Edward F. Carter in 1950, with locations in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, and Montrose, New York. At that time, Edward was employed by the New York Central Railroad System, working in Croton-on-Hudson.

Family tradition of funeral care

Visitation room at Edward F. Carter Funeral HomePartnering with his wife, Catherine, and his sons, Edward Jr., and Richard, the family spent the next 20 years serving every area cemetery. After his death in 1972, his son, Edward F. Carter Jr., continued the family business, growing it to become among the largest funeral providers in the area. Hard work, dedication and genuine compassion for Croton-on-Hudson families enabled Edward F. Carter Funeral Home to grow and flourish and become the respected funeral home it is today.

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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.

"Everyone at Carter listened to us and tried to meet our needs. They did not put any pressure on us or try to upswell us. They made everything dignified and comforting."

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May 2022

"My family is exceedingly thankful for the compassionate services received. I was especially comforted by the natural appearance of my beloved husband. I too am thankful."

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November 2021

"Mike Trimble, Rob, Marina and the rest of the team couldn't have been more helpful, concerned and there for us whenever we needed them (especially Marina who received the onslaught of calls and questions). Everybody should die with them."

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May 2021

"Outstanding"

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