Funeral and cremation

Edward F. Carter


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Founded in 1950, the Edward F. Carter family of funeral homes have over 60 years of experience providing funeral and cremation services at our locations in Croton-on-Hudson and Montrose, New York.





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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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Our Montrose location to meet your needs

Located at 170 Kings Ferry Road, our beautiful and spacious Montrose funeral home facility is situated on a well-landscaped lawn and offers ample parking. All of our funeral, cremation and memorial services are designed to help you through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. Whether you have an immediate need or wish to plan your final arrangements in advance, we are committed to helping you with compassionate, professional and personal service. Edward F. Carter Funeral Home serves people of all faiths, religions and backgrounds. We will focus on fulfilling all your needs and wishes.

Local funeral care and expertise

Our founder, Edward F. Carter, died in 1972, but his legacy lives on. His son, Edward F. Carter Jr. continued the family business, growing it to become the largest funeral provider in the Cortlandt area. Through hard work, dedication and genuine compassion for our families, the funeral home has grown and flourished. Today, everyone at Edward F. Carter Funeral Homes continue to honor and uphold the highest standards of service and care set forth by our founder.

We Honor Veterans level 4 badge We Honor Veterans

At Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.

In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. 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.

A trusted provider

We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a Montrose-operated establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.

Meet our team

We invite you to visit our funeral homes in Montrose and Croton-on-Hudson to take a tour and meet our team. Please reach out if you would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.


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