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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.

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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100% SERVICE GUARANTEE

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. Learn about our Dignity Difference benefits.

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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 appreciated the responsiveness and timeliness of the support provided by the Carter Team,"

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

September 2020

"The entire staff was very professional, thorough and compassionate during this difficult time of our Mother's passing."

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

August 2020

"After initially contacting the funeral home, I spoke to Meghan about pre-planning. When my Mom passed I only dealt with Mike. We had no service at the funeral parlor. Everything was plain and simple and I interacted with no one but Mike. Everything went on as scheduled with no problems."

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

June 2020

"I felt cared for and attended to during the most difficult days I've ever experienced. Each person I dealt with exhibited empathy and compassion, patience and understanding. I felt supported in my decisions and the follow up was exceptional."

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

June 2020

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    General Manager
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