At Alleva Funeral Home, Inc., we have been providing funeral services for families in Paoli, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding Chester County community since 1953. Throughout the years, we've maintained our commitment to families while responding to the changing needs of the Paoli community.
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- Black car service
- Police escort available
- Incense burning
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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We believe that every person’s life is unique and deserves to be celebrated. At Alleva Funeral Home, Inc., our professional and experienced team is committed to assisting and guiding you in creating a memorable and meaningful tribute that celebrates everything that makes your loved one extraordinary. From photographs and keepsakes to music, a personalized funeral or memorial service can be as simple or elaborate as you desire. Simply provide the inspiration for the celebration and we’ll do our best to take care of all the details—no matter how big or small.
We're proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial ® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers. When you choose Alleva Funeral Home, you receive not only 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. In 2019, we received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Paoli Business and Professional Association for our years of excellent service to the community. We are honored by that recognition and assure you that we are committed to outstanding care whenever you need us.
We honor veterans
At Alleva Funeral Home, Inc., 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.
We are conveniently located at 1724 East Lancaster Ave. We invite you to visit us to meet our welcoming team and tour our beautiful funeral home facility. Please contact us if you have an immediate need or would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.
Alleva Funeral Home, Inc., in Paoli, Pennsylvania, was established in 1953 by the late Vincent C. Alleva and his wife, Lena Alleva. By 1980, both of Vincent’s sons, Charles and Stephen, joined the business. They renamed the business Vincent C. Alleva Funeral Home, after their late father.
In 1995, Charles left the business due to medical conditions and Stephen continued on. Stephen still manages the business today. Joining him are 2 other funeral directors: Kenneth DePaolantonio and Terrence Donohue.
Alleva Funeral Home, Inc. has been a fixture of the Philadelphia Main Line area for over 65 years, serving thousands of families and creating countless friends and relationships.
"Made everything easy and seemless."
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer
"Unfortunately this was the second time we needed this service. Both our experiences have been superb. Their caring of of a sad family event was made better by them handling all our needs and concerns.)..."See More
"STAFF WAS EXCELLENT - EXTREMLY COMPASSIONATE & PATIENT."
Verified Cremation Customer
"staff was outstanding! This is the 2nd time we've used this funeral home and will use this funeral home again as needed. Great service."
Verified Cremation Customer
"PLEASE OFFER A MORE LIMITED SUPPLY OF THANK YOU ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS WE RECEIVED FAR TOO MANY IN OUR PACKAGE FOR A 95 YEAR OLD FUNERAL ALL ELSE WAS TO OUR SATISFACTION"