About

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 Rose E. Sullivan Funeral and Cremation Service works with you to create a traditional or contemporary funeral service that is everything you want it to be—including affordable.

A lovely funeral home

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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 Rose E. Sullivan Funeral and Cremation Service 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 Rose E. Sullivan Funeral and Cremation Service 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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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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

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Remember the one you love

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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.

"at a very difficult time ,Tara and staff really cared, and listened to ones needs or concerns. They help get u through a bad time"

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May 2022

"Funeral services are never an easy process but I found the staff at Waring- Sullivan extremely caring and professional. They made a very difficult process one which we were all very proud to be part of. I can not praise them any more than that."

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April 2022

"I cannot express the amount of gratitude I have for the Team who helped to arrange services for my late husband. They made the most difficult time in my life a little easier. They helped by making sure any questions were answered quickly. They made sure our photos and other items that were an important part of my Husband's life were displayed along

with the flowers."

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March 2021

"They responded extremely quickly after my dad passed at home. then the next steps in the process was all super easy. great people working there and I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM !"

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September 2020

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