When faced with the stress and complexity of arranging a funeral or cremation, Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island families rely on the compassion, strength and professional guidance of the Waring-Sullivan family. Experienced, creative and sympathetic above all, the team at Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Rose E. Sullivan works with you to create a traditional or contemporary funeral service that is everything you want it to be—including affordable.
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
- Piano/organ on site
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Option for home delivery of ashes
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Scattering assistance
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
Options to have your personalized celebrations on outdoors on our property
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Live music available
Certified professionals in planning personalized memorial services
Green burials and funerals
Natural burials and funerals that emphasize simplicity and environmental sustainability
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- Black car service
- Police escort available
Other Languages Spoken
- Multicultural funerals
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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A lovely funeral home
Pull into our circular driveway and you will see our welcoming traditional-style house. During a funeral, the whole funeral home is yours—we hold only one service at a time.
The comfortable funeral chapel, set with sofas and chairs, holds at least 50 people and there are plenty of open areas for additional guests. A special room of the funeral home allows your family privacy for visitations and more. Should you like a catered reception, we can arrange these options for you with a 3rd-party caterer as well.
The Waring-Sullivan team specializes in personalized funerals. We want to help you celebrate life. Whether you are seeking a direct cremation, a full traditional funeral with a multiple services, or a modern memorial with live music, catering and a send-off that reflects the personality and passions of your loved one, we go the extra mile to make it happen—and we do it with a level of care and compassion that's uncommon in this world.
Want a dove release? You got it. Monogrammed notebooks as mementos? Yes. The list is long, and we can accomplish almost anything you can imagine. Our staff will take the time to visit with your family and help plan a unique and personalized celebration.
All people welcome
No matter your faith, nationality or lifestyle, we pledge to treat you and your family with dignity and respect. This is a hallmark of Waring-Sullivan service.
We are here when you need us
Located on County Street, near the Taunton River, Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Rose E. Sullivan upholds a long tradition of taking care of Massachusetts families. As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, we are committed to exceeding expectations.
First woman-owned funeral home in Massachusetts
Rose E. Sullivan founded the Rose E. Sullivan Funeral Home. Extremely passionate about end-of-life care and funeral services, she was the first female owner of a funeral home in the state of Massachusetts. Her family still plays an active role in the business today.
The team at Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Rose E. Sullivan cares about Somerset. We host numerous events throughout the year. We have hosted Easter egg hunts, participated in Lemonade Day, which teaches children the power of entrepreneurship, as well as sponsored the Friends of Somerset Musictown Parade. We also work with local sports teams and the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to sponsor and host fundraisers.
"All staff were empathetic, accommodating, and extremely patient we never felt rushed during our height of our grieving. A special thank you to Somerset staff."
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer
"It was a stress less experience under the circumstances. I would highly recommend them to everyone."