Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Piano/organ on site
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
- Large reception area
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
- Overnight visitations
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- White limousines
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Latin music selections
- Ritual washing
Other Languages Spoken
Free Funeral Planning Resources
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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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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