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About

Carolina Memorial Funeral Home and Carolina Memorial Gardens have served the residents of North Charleston, South Carolina, since 1954. For more than 60 years, our commitment has remained unchanged. Situated on 80 acres just off Interstate 26, a few miles west of Charleston, the funeral home and cemetery work together to provide a full range of memorial, cremation and burial services.

At Carolina Memorial, we believe that every funeral should celebrate the life that was lived. The experienced teams at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home and Carolina Memorial Gardens are dedicated to exceeding expectations and ensuring each funeral service, cremation or burial is personal and memorable.

Personalized funerals and memorials

Chapel at Carolina Funeral HomeCarolina Memorial Funeral Home serves families from diverse cultural backgrounds and faith systems. We believe that unique lives deserve unique services, and we strive to design one-of-a-kind memorials that capture the essence of a loved one.

The funeral home is 17,000 square feet and constructed in keeping with Old Charleston architecture, including a non-denominational chapel that accommodates as many as 200 friends and family members.

Carolina Memorial Funeral Home has several spaces for catered receptions—ranging from simple coffee and tea service to light appetizers with wine to a breakfast buffet to a sit-down dinner. Traditional or contemporary, a catered reception allows family and friends to spend time together sharing memories and comfort.

Southern traditions, modern conveniences

Sitting area at Carolina Funeral HomeCarolina Memorial Funeral Home has an up-to-date look, modern technology and a team with Southern charm and graces. They'll help you write an obituary and create a multimedia tribute to show at your loved one’s service. They can also help you choose just the right flowers—from casket sprays to cemetery bouquets—from our on-site florist, Creative Florals of Charleston.

Cremation services

The funeral home also has an on-site crematory. Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the Carolina Memorial Funeral Home team can explain the process and the different memorial service options. From a direct cremation without a service to a full funeral service before or after the cremation, we can help you understand your options with the increasingly common choice of cremation.

Your trusted funeral provider

Carolina Memorial Funeral Home and Carolina Memorial Gardens are members of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. Through the decades, though times changed, we remain committed to personal and professional service that the people of North Charleston, Charleston County and surrounding communities have come to expect. Please call when you need us.

Carolina Memorial Gardens cemetery

Unique feature at Carolina Memorial GardensLocated on more than 50 pastoral acres, Carolina Memorial Gardens is among the larger cemeteries in South Carolina. We have served families in North Charleston, Charleston County and beyond for more than 60 years. With flowering azaleas, dogwoods and Indian hawthorns, the beautiful, park-like cemetery is a picturesque final resting place.

Burial options

The well-kept cemetery property offers standard ground-burial options, lawn crypts, garden and chapel mausoleum entombment, private family estates and other permanent memorialization options. We offer cremation gardens and niches, and we have a veterans area called Garden of Valor to honor those who served our country.

Unique cemetery features

Front exterior building at Carolina Memorial Gardens Carolina Memorial Gardens includes a lake and a 15-foot white marble fountain from Carrara, Italy, carved in 1859. We also have many other monuments, such as a statue of praying hands and the red brick Singing Tower.

Visit us

Photos tell a great story, but there's nothing like seeing for yourself. We invite you to visit our memorial park on your own or call to set up a guided tour.

We care for North Charleston

Veterans section at Carolina Memorial GardensThe teams at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home and Carolina Memorial Gardens are engaged members of the North Charleston and surrounding communities, hosting funeral planning seminars and memorial events that are open to the public.

We support the Omar Shriners, who work on behalf of burned and physically disabled children, and we help care for Highway 52 through the Adopt-a-Highway program. We sponsor a luncheon for first responders each year, and we partner with The American Legion to hold annual Memorial Day and Veterans Day services to honor veterans. We also participate in Wreaths Across America, which honors fallen veterans.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 843-797-2222 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.

"Darryl Young made the sudden death of my sister, Tiffany, easier to navigate the uncharted territory of arranging her cremation. He was attentive to our family's needs and was clear in communicating all arrangements, services, and prices. The same undivided attention was given to our family during the passing of my grandmother, Joy, just a few short weeks following Tiffany's passing. Joy had a graveside service and, while it was different than the cremation services, Darryl made the arrangement and service easier. Not only was he respectful, professional, and attentive to our family at all times, he answered all emails and calls in a timely manner. Our family gives a personal thank you to Darryl and his staff at Carolina Memorial for treating our deceased loved ones with the utmost care while they were there."

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November 2020

"Carolina Memorial Gardens is a beautiful, peaceful cemetery that one would not expect to find on a busy Rivers AVE. I have many loved ones here and am always pleased with the care and compassion that all of the staff has provided over the years. It is especially nice having everything together. Being able to take care of the funeral home concerns, the flowers, and the burial all in one setting definitely took some of the stress off of me. My mom would have been pleased with everything, and in the the end, that is all that matters to me!"

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October 2020

"The staff and management were very supportive at our time of need. This is our third time using your services and without a doubt you have served our family well and for that we thank you you all."

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October 2020

"The service and attention we received was much appreciated during this difficult time."

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September 2020

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