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At Craciun Funeral Home, we provide funeral and cremation services in Middleburg Heights, Ohio. We proudly serve the Greater Cleveland area and maintain our commitment to you, while responding to the changing needs of our community.

Steeped in tradition

The Craciun family built a reputation of service and commitment to the families we serve, which remains our top priority. Affiliated with the former Corrigan and Berry Funeral Homes, we proudly carry on a fine tradition of service.

Compassionate care

We have locations in 4 other areas, including Cleveland, Fairview Park and Westlake. Our funeral and cremation services are designed to help you through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. The team at Craciun Funeral Home is committed to helping you in your time of need and provides compassionate, professional and personal services.

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At Craciun Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Two Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. 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.


Craciun Funeral Home's history dates back to 1941, when John Jr. and Yolanda Craciun began a tradition of excellent service funeral care in the Cleveland community. Located at 6204 Detriot Avenue, the original Craciun Funeral Home at was located directly across the street from St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Church.

During World War II, John Jr. served as a medic in the North Africa Campaign and staff sergeant in the European Campaign in the U.S. Army. He received 2 Purple Hearts and 2 Bronze Stars for his meritorious valor on the battlefield. After the war, John and his wife and business partner, Yolanda, began providing the community with funeral and cremation services.

Generations of care

Chapel at Craciun Funeral HomeTheir sons, Joseph and Jim Craciun, joined the family business in the 70s. Joseph and Jim supported the Cleveland community through civic leadership and church involvement and saw their business grow significantly throughout the years.

After John passed in 1985, Joseph, James and Yolanda acquired the Koval Funeral Home in Middleburg Heights, opening the door to a whole new community of people. We’re now able to also serve families in Cleveland, Fairview Park and Westlake.

John Jr. and Yolanda Craciun began with a commitment to a high standard of service and community involvement, and throughout our history, we’ve continued that legacy. Everyone at the Craciun Funeral Home family is proud to uphold this commitment to our community, now as a part of the Dignity Memorial® network.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 440-843-5957 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.

"I dealt mostly with Jimmy directly and he was extremely helpful and courteous"

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

January 2021

"Joe Craciun an his folks went over an beyond to make this experience as easy as possible. All my expectations were met. Cannot say enough kind words to express my thanks. Joe is a wonderful person an I highly recommend him an the team."

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

January 2021

"They were clearly concerned about meeting our needs. We opted for a small Private Service due to the Covid Pandemic. They were kind and, always attempting to make sure we were satisfied with the Service for our Mom."

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November 2020

"Great communication and care throughout the entire process."

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August 2020

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