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Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home and Sylvania Hills Memorial Park provide compassionate funeral, cremation, and cemetery services to families throughout Western Pennsylvania. With a creative team, celebration of life center and professional catering options, we have everything your family needs to honor the life of your loved one.

Personalized funerals and memorials

Sitting area at Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home & Sylvania Hills Memorial ParkAt Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home, we are devoted to delivering the highest level of satisfaction possible. Each member of our professional team is committed to daily excellence. As an honored Dignity Memorial® provider, we promise to create a meaningful service designed to help you and your family through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life.

Experts at creating unique and memorable tributes that celebrate a person’s passions and personality, we know just what to do. For instance, if he spent most mornings on the golf course, we can all wear golf shirts and display his prized clubs. We can build a mini putting green and guests can take home personalized golf balls as keepsakes. If she spent her winters on the slopes, we could transform our chapel into a snowy wonderland and serve après-ski treats like hot chocolate, spiced apple cider and cheese fondue.

We can find inspiration almost anywhere. Just leave the details—no matter how big or small—to our imaginative team.

See how we celebrate life.

Cremation in Rochester

Signature Dedication at Volusia Memorial Funeral Home & ParkThere are many options for cremation in the Pittsburgh area—and they're not all equal. We specialize in cremation services that honor loved ones in personalized ways, and families love our all-inclusive pricing. With expertise in scattering ashes and a friendly team who pays attention to every detail, we provide service that is second to none.

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Veterans burial benefits

WHV 2020 - Level 2Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home is honored to provide veterans with funerals befitting their service to our country. As a Level Two Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our team is well-versed in military funeral honors and the burial benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. We can walk you through the requirements and ensure your veteran has a most dignified memorial.

Read about how we honor veterans and watch a video about our services.

Funeral and cremation planning in advance

Chapel at Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home and Sylvania Hills Memorial ParkIn addition to assisting with an immediate need, Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home specializes in working with families to make final arrangements in advance. When you plan ahead, you relieve your family from financial and emotional burdens while ensuring your wishes are met. We offer in-person and virtual consultations, as well as a free Personal Planning Guide.

Find out everything you need to know about prepaid funeral plans.

Sylvania Hills Memorial Park

Estate area at Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home and Sylvania Hills Memorial ParkSylvania Hills Memorial Park has been serving families in Beaver County since 1938. More than 40,000 loved ones have been memorialized over our 102 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, which includes mausoleums and more than 20 gardens.

Nestled in the rolling hills of Daugherty Township and Rochester, Pennsylvania, the cemetery is known for its lovely lawns, stately trees and striking features, such as Chimes Tower, Last Supper and the Resurrection of Christ. The most noted feature is a majestic mausoleum with cathedral architectural design.

Burial options

Families who choose traditional ground burial can opt for flat bronze markers or upright granite memorials. Private or semiprivate family estates allow generations of families to be memorialized together, as do private family mausoleums. We even offer personalized landscaping to match each family's style.

Mausoleum at Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home & Sylvania Hills Memorial ParkFor those who choose cremation, we offer glass- and granite-front niches, as well as bronze memorials and granite benches.

Honoring veterans

Each year during the Memorial Day holiday, hundreds of volunteers place more than 7,000 American flags on veterans' graves. The flags wave in the late spring breeze, creating a memorable image of honorable service and freedom.

Your trusted Rochester funeral home

Cemetery ground at Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home & Sylvania Hills Memorial ParkThe team at Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home has deep roots in Beaver County. We are your friends and neighbors, and we consider it an honor to care for you.

Together, Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home and Sylvania Hills Memorial Park work to embody the core values of respect, integrity, service excellence and enduring relationships. Our commitment is to listen to your family and consider every detail.

Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or would like to talk about planning ahead.

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History

Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home bears the name of founder George Gabauer and longtime employee and third-generation Beaver County native Bob Saul. Bob was called to funeral service at a young age and has been a licensed funeral director since 1979, at funeral homes in Pennsylvania, Florida and Indiana.

Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home and Sylvania Hills Memorial ParkThe funeral home was built in 1993 on the grounds of Sylvania Hills Memorial Park to provide families with convenience when planning funeral services. Our celebration of life center opened in 2015 to meet a growing need for reception services.

Today, Sylvania Hills Memorial and Saul-Gabauer Funeral Home continue to provide exceptional care to families as part of the Dignity Memorial network.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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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.

"We were very pleased with the caring staff that was genuinely caring of our needs during such a difficult time."

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October 2021

"The entire staff was very professional and exceeded my expectations. I was very impressed with the grounds crew both during and after the burial. A member of the crew came over to my family and expressed their condolences and explained what they would be doing in the next few days. MaryAnn was involved with every detail and made me feel at ease during such a hard and stressful time."

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October 2021

"My wife and I felt very comforted by the staff and our friends also liked the way everything was handled."

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September 2021

"The staff made an extremely emotional time much easier to deal with, Bob Saul was awesome. We really appreciated his knowledge and options that were available for us to choose."

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August 2021

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