When the time comes to plan a funeral, it helps to work with someone you can trust to handle things in the exact way you want. That's what Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home offers. Whether you’re planning ahead for yourself or taking care of someone you love, you will find comfort in knowing that for generations we’ve provided exceptional service and personalized care when it comes to funerals and cremations.
Founded in 1873, Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home is a pillar of the Silver Spring community. We're a friend and neighbor to the Silver Spring residents—and there’s no one better to take care of you when you need it.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Piano/organ on site
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
Services available to support planning events
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Incense burning
- Shomer available
- Tahara room
- Ritual washing
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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Tranquil space, attentive staff
Beautifully renovated in 2016, Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home has a serene, spa-like atmosphere. From the moment you come through our door, you will feel welcome here. Our funeral arrangers are compassionate professionals who listen to what you say and handle your arrangements with great attention to detail.
The funeral home was designed with both comfort and convenience in mind. Our chapel seats 250 and includes an LCD projector, drop-down screen and state-of-the-art sound system. Our skilled staff can put together a multimedia tribute for you.
We'll be honored to create the funeral or memorial service that really embodies a life. Think: a tailgating theme dedicated to a Ravens fan, a delightful yarn bombing honoring the family knitter, or suitcases spilling over with postcards and plane tickets for a world traveler. Personalized celebrations of life are our specialty. We help you imagine it and then we bring it into focus.
Serving a diverse population
Silver Spring exemplifies what it means to be a melting pot. The area is home to people of many ethnicities, races and religious backgrounds. Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home strives to serve the entire community. We perform about 675 services per year for people of all walks of life. Our diverse staff is experienced in everything from Christian traditions to Jewish law to Buddhist burial and cremation rites. We work with families to ensure they get the funeral services they need in the exact way that they desire.
We invite you to come meet us and tour Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home. You'll find us near Interstate 95, Washington Beltway 495 and MD Route 29. There will be plenty of available parking when you arrive.
If you need to plan a funeral right away, a member of our staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just give us a call.
Stephen H. Hines established his namesake funeral company in 1873. After operating from various locations in Silver Spring, S.H. Hines Funeral Company settled into a building at 1715 14th St. NW just after the turn of the 20th century. From there, the business operated as a casket company, wholesaler of funeral supplies, embalmer and undertaker.
Stephen’s son, W.R. Franklin “Frank” Hines, had joined the firm by 1914, when it was renamed S.H. Hines & Sons Company. Sometime after 1920, the growing business needed more space, so father and son purchased the houses at 2901-2907 14th St. NW and converted them to a funeral home.
In 1953, Michael J. Rinaldi started his Rinaldi Funeral Home, which was 1st located on H Street Northeast in Washington, D.C., and then later on Georgia Avenue Northwest.
A funeral home partnership forms
In the late 60s, Frank and Michael partnered up, combining resources and operating both the Maryland and District of Columbia funeral homes. However, after the 6 days of riots that erupted in Washington, D.C., following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, the Hines and Rinaldi families decided to relocate their entire funeral business to a new facility in Silver Spring.
That new location opened in 1972 as Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home on New Hampshire Avenue. Frank remained president of the company until he retired in 1991. In 2012, Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home became part of the Dignity Memorial® network, the largest group of funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers in North America.
Traditional Jewish funeral services
Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home is the only funeral home in Maryland contracted to perform funeral services by the Jewish Funeral Practices Committee of Greater Washington. We have private facilities to perform tahara and shmira, if desired, and our dedicated funeral home staff works with rabbis and congregational committees to perform all the requirements.
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