Funeral and cremation

Ourso Funeral Home


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Ourso Funeral Home and the Ourso family have provided funeral and cremation services for Donaldsonville, Louisiana, since 1939. Throughout those many decades, our commitment has remained unchanged, yet we have always responded to the changing needs of the community.












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Our Difference

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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Personalized funeral services

As a 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 we are committed to providing compassionate care and professional and personal service.

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 at Ourso Funeral Home 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 and considerations. It is our promise to provide you with the utmost care and ability to customize a celebration of life that is special, meaningful and personalized.

Our recently renovated funeral home is the only one in the area that can accommodate a reception or event within the facility. Additionally, we offer full-service catering options should you wish to host a catered gathering.

Planning ahead

At Ourso Funeral Home, we also recognize that funeral arrangements and their 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 to your specifications. We are here to discuss your funeral and cremation options should you wish to do so in advance.


Founding years

Ourso Funeral Home was founded by Sidney Ourso Sr. in 1939 in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, as a partnership with Milburn Landry. The business was originally known as Landry-Ourso Funeral Home. Following the death of Milburn, the partnership dissolved and the funeral home became Ourso Funeral Home, Inc. Our current location at 134 Houmas Street in Donaldsonville was established in late 1940.


Our funeral home later expanded with the addition of our Gonzales location, as well as chapel locations in White Castle and Pierre Part, Louisiana.

Let us serve you

Thank you for considering Ourso Funeral Home 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.

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