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Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home in Merced, California, has been providing funeral and cremation services in the area since 1876. While our services have responded to the community's needs, our commitment has remained unchanged for over a century.

Create lasting memories

We believe every life should be celebrated and honored. Therefore, Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home provides families with a multipurpose building for post-service receptions, the ability to offer food and refreshments, and time to share memories with family and friends. We also offer multiple-day funeral services for Asian families to meet all of their cultural needs.

We welcome everyone

Our staff focuses on providing compassionate care and helping families through one of the most difficult stages of life. Throughout the years, we have upheld a high standard of service that continues today as we celebrate those in Merced County and the surrounding areas.

We offer a range of immediate funeral and cremation needs as well as help families plan ahead for the unexpected. In addition, we proudly support veterans and their families. Everyone at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home is honored to uphold this heritage and commitment to our community.





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Interested in learning more? Call us at 209-722-4191 to request a custom quote.

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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.

"Stratford and Evans was professional and kind in the way they worked with me. They helped me so much."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

November 2020

"The experience was very professional.Yet the staff was so caring and understanding."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

November 2020

"Tell them what you want and let Stratford Evans plan a respectful and representative Funeral for your Loved one"

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

October 2020

"We did not have a funeral service as my husband was cremated. Everything was handled perfectly. This is the second time we used their services."

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September 2020

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