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Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens are located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and help people through perhaps the most emotionally challenging period of life.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home provides compassionate and professional funeral and cremation services to residents in the Fort Lauderdale area. The caring funeral home team works with families of all backgrounds to celebrate life.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home sits on the grounds of Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Working together, the funeral home and cemetery allow you to plan everything for a cremation, funeral, memorial and burial at sister locations.

A welcoming Florida funeral home

Celebration at Forest Lawn Funeral HomeFrom the moment we meet you at the door when you arrive to make arrangements to the conclusion of services and beyond, we listen to your needs. We take great pride in discovering what mattered most to your loved one and designing a service filled with surprise and delight. From a butterfly release to a seafood buffet, a motorcycle processional to a musical tribute, we can assist with virtually anything you can imagine.

Cremation services

Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the funeral home team can explain the process and different options. From a direct cremation without a memorial service or a witness cremation to a full funeral service before or after the cremation and more, we help you understand this increasingly common choice—and handle all of the cremation arrangements.

Your trusted funeral provider

Front exterior building at Forest Lawn Funeral HomeLocated in south Fort Lauderdale, Forest Lawn Funeral Home is easily accessed via I-95, 595 and the Florida Turnpike. We are a short drive from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport and the communities of Davie, Plantation and Sunrise in Western Broward County.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers. When you choose Forest Lawn Funeral Home, you receive not only the compassionate care you expect from locally operated establishments, but also the value you deserve.

Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like more information about planning a funeral. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens cemetery

Cremation garden at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens was established in 1960 to provide a beautiful final resting place for residents of Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas. Lushly landscaped and populated by wildlife, it is one of the few cemeteries in South Florida that has a funeral home on the property.

The 30-acre cemetery property includes 2 chapels: the Life Well Celebrated® event center and the Shrine of Light Chapel inside the Pyramid.

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens offers many burial options: above-ground crypts in the Pyramid or on the lawn, in-ground burials, mausoleum entombments, a cremation garden and more. Gardens of Living Christ, Garden of St. John and Garden of St. Matthew are often chosen by those of the Christian faith, but the cemetery has many beautiful acres of nondenominational gardens for all.

The Pyramid

Front exterior at Forest Lawn Funeral HomeConstructed in 1975 as a cemetery office, chapel and space for above-ground burial, the Forest Lawn Pyramid is the largest pyramid outside of Egypt used for entombment of human remains. All 4 walls inside and outside the pyramid contain marble crypts. At the center of the 2-floor Pyramid lies a large, open chapel with a glass roof. The chapel inside the Pyramid is a popular location for committal services.

Please visit us

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens was designed for serenity and peace. Our desire is for you to feel comforted here. You are welcome to visit the cemetery any time or call us to schedule a guided tour. Our office hours are 8:30am-5pm Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm Saturday and 9am-3pm Sunday.

Honoring veterans and others

The teams at Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens care about their friends and neighbors in the Fort Lauderdale community.

Every Veterans Day, we team up with a Boy Scouts troop and the U.S. Coast Guard to place flags on the graves of all the veterans at the cemetery. We also participate in the Homeless Veterans Burial Program. These are just 2 of the ways we recognize and honor the men and women who serve our country.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens also partner with the American Diabetes Association and regularly attend events for cancer awareness in Fort Lauderdale.

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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.

"We had made prearrangements with Dignity Memorial and when it came time to use their services, they were very professional and helpful. I would certainly recommend Dignity Memorial. Their facilities are beautiful and peaceful and their staff are very caring and are there for you."

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March 2021

"I can't say enough great things about Forest Lawn and their staff. Rebeca and Arthur truly made you feel as if you weren't alone and as if they were grieving with you. Overall, every moment was exceptional!! One thing that really touched me beyond belief is when I went to pick up my husband's remains, Rebeca walked him out to the car and placed him in my front seat and seatbelted him in. Than followed it up with 'I want to make sure he gets home safe' Rebeca couldn't have made the entire experience any better. Arthur's attention during the service was exceptional! Two wonderful people that show such empathy, care and kindness. Also have to say the woman at the front desk (sorry I forget her name, I think it is Michelle) was very compassionate everytime I had to visit. Such a beautiful yet sad experience."

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March 2021

"Great Service"

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February 2021

"There's very few times in life when you deal with having to make serious decisions while grieving unexpectedly. During that time you will want someone trustworthy and genuinely supportive of your ultimate goal for arrangements of a deceased family member. I highly recommend you choose right, we did so by choosing Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Beca Comas and her team were always professional and courteous."

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