Bookhout Funeral Home has been serving the Oneonta community since 1917. As a full-service funeral home, we offer creative and personalized funeral service. We have spacious chapels to accommodate any size service, a warm comforting foyer with a fireplace and a newly redesigned reception area for hosting a gathering after your service.
Until recently, we also had a facility located in Otego. While that funeral home is longer operational, we continue to serve the families of Otego and surrounding area at our Oneonta facility.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Monument and inscription services
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation viewing suite
- Option for home delivery of ashes
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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Oneonta funeral and memorial services
At Bookhout Funeral Home, we offer traditional funerals, cremations, memorial services and imaginative celebrations of life. We serve families from all walks of life and all faiths. Our extensive resources and tools help make this difficult time a little easier, as we guide you through each step of the funeral planning process, whether you have an immediate need or wish to make arrangements ahead of time.
Whatever type of service you desire, our experienced team is available to meet with you, even in your own home. We are committed to serving your needs and honoring your requests.
We have a caring, compassionate and professional team that will be here for you and your family before, during and after the death of a loved one. We provide those we are privileged to serve with compassion, understanding and an unparalleled level of service. We believe personal service and attention to the needs of each family are our most important responsibilities. We welcome the opportunity to meet and serve you and your family.
We are proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral and cremation service providers. When you choose Bookhout Funeral Home, you'll not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.
Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, or if you would like more information about our services.
Originally founded in 1917, Bookhout Funeral Home has served families in the greater Oneonta area for a century. In 1929 a fire raged through the building, gutting the entire interior. Within a few short months, the funeral home was completely renovated and reopened to the public. Today, our Bookhout staff provides service and care to approximately 125 families a year.
"The staff at Bookhout Funeral Home did an outstanding job of guiding and supporting our family throughout this difficult process. They graciously excepted every phone call and were very easy to work w)..."See More
"The staff did an excellent job with the whilst ordeal I would gladly refer them for anyone who needs help and compassion when a love one departs from our life"
Verified Cremation Customer
"Experience was great and a pleasant one"
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer
"They are great to work with and they will work with you and treat your loved one with the dignity the care they deserve"
"This place was great from start to finish.... helping with paperwork,Getting the body from nursing home, giving time for us to think and process what was happening and what needed to happen. The st)..."See More
Verified Cremation Customer