Funeral and cremation

Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Rose E. Sullivan


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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.





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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

Front exterior at Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Rose E. Sullivan

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.

Personalized funerals

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.

Whether you need immediate assistance planning a funeral or cremation or would like to discuss your options when planning ahead, please call us anytime.

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.

Supporting Somerset

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.


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