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Exceptional lives deserve an extra-special tribute. At Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home in Ravenna, Ohio, we create personalized memorials inspired by the families we serve.

Custom services for you and your family

Chapel at Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral HomeWe start with a story. Tell us about a cherished collection, a lifelong passion or an uncommon commitment to a vocation, and we will weave those elements into a custom-tailored memorial service to be treasured by all who attend. Host one last evening under the stars in honor of an amateur astronomer, with her own personal recipes prepared and served by our professional catering staff, or bring your guests into our flexible reception space for an exhibition of your loved one's personal art, complete with keepsake prints to pass down for generations. Whether you envision a traditional funeral service or a contemporary celebration of life, our expert funeral directors have the professional expertise to fulfill almost any wish.

Welcoming funeral home

Lobby at Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral HomeWe warmly welcome families of all faith and traditions to our chapel. Let us guide you through our funeral and cremation options while taking care of details such as decor and music so you can focus on spending time with loved ones.

Our central location in Ravenna allows us to serve our neighboring communities in Portage County including Brady Lake, Rootstown, Kent and Randolph. If we may assist with funeral services in Ravenna, or if you would simply like to tour our funeral home, please contact us. It is our honor to serve you.

History

Walter and Bertha Wood founded Wood Funeral Home in Chardon, Ohio, in 1909. Three years later, they relocated to Atwater and purchased the Paul Hamilton Funeral Home. Their son, Robert, assumed an active role in 1925.

In 33, the Wood family opened a funeral home on North Chestnut Street in Ravenna. Three years later, they purchased the former home of Judge I.T. Siddall at the corner of Freedom Street and East Main Street, our current location.

Growth and expansion

Eventually, the Wood family operated locations in Ravenna, Kent, Atwater and Mantua. Jack Wood's step-son, Rob Kortright, later assumed operations and renamed it Wood-Kortright Funeral Homes.

In 2005, Aaron Borkoski became manager and our name changed to Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home. As we embark on our next 100 years of service to Ohio families, we promise to maintain the same standards of compassionate care that make us the first choice among local families in a time of need.

We honor veterans

Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home understands the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level One Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. Military funerals mark a special way to celebrate those who served our country and we are well-versed in arranging funerals with full military honors.

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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.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 330-296-6436 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.

"Very professional, caring, no pressure, and just being practical here - economical."

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November 2020

"Everyone of the staff and senior personnel was great. They were all attentive and patient through the entire process. I'm very grateful that they were there for me."

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November 2020

"This funeral home is well established in the community has been there a long time with an excellent reputation Skip has cared for my family on two occasions is very professional and cordial and I highly recommend the services of Wood-Kortright"

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October 2020

"Very well organized and professional. The arrangements were complicated due to my mother passing in North Carolina. Remains and casket needed to be flown to Ohio for viewing, church service, and cemetery service. Everything went very smoothly with coordinating with my funeral home here in NC. Several years we pre-arranged and paid for this situation, that was very helpful. Thank you all very much."

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September 2020

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