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The entire team at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Funeral Home and Crematory in Temple Terrace, Florida makes it our mission to create memorable tributes for our neighbors throughout the Tampa area. Your satisfaction is our measure of success.

Personalized funeral services

Chapel at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Funeral Home and CrematoryEvery life has a defining trait. Whether it’s a trademark style, favorite decade or a pop culture addiction, our dedicated funeral directors carry special training to discover and develop the key elements that transform a traditional memorial service into a celebration to be treasured by all who attend. Imagine a ceremony that speaks to a lifetime replete with food from the family cookbook, favorite songs that bring a rush of memories, and a color palette to match the staples of a wardrobe. Whatever your desires, our team will work diligently on your behalf to honor every final wish.

Military honors pay special tribute to the veterans and members of the U.S. armed services who served our country. At Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Funeral Home and Crematory, we also offer traditional religious ceremonies to suit all cultural backgrounds and religious rites. Cremation services have become increasingly popular and with our on-site crematory, you can rest assured that your loved one will never leave our care.

Reception room at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Funeral Home and CrematoryLet us assist with the food and drink. We'll coordinate with catering so you have more time to spend with family and friends.

Our chapel, stateroom and reception areas adapt to welcome your guests with warmth and comfort. Let our attentive team guide you through every step of the funeral planning process, with team members available to assist day or night.

We’re here to help

We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, offering exclusive benefits, compassionate care and personalized service. You can count on us to be there for you in your time of need.

Our location in Temple Terrace offers hassle-free access to Tampa International Airport and is especially convenient to the Northeast Tampa communities of Crystal Springs, Wesley Chapel and Del Rio. Please contact us if we may provide additional information regarding funeral arrangements in North Tampa or if we may arrange a personal tour of our chapel.

History

Signage at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Funeral Home and CrematoryWhen Blount Henderson Funeral Home first opened its doors in 1913, Tampa was a small city on the rise. When Frazier T. Blount purchased an interest in the funeral home 4 years later, the F.T. Blount Company Funeral Home represented a change in name and ownership.

In that era, funeral homes usually operated out of small converted residences. In search of larger quarters, Mr. Blount purchased 2 homes on the northeast corner of Tyler and Marion Streets. One structure was converted to a funeral home, and the other became his family residence. An enclosed passageway connected the 2 facilities, creating Tampa's first funeral home staffed on a 24-hour basis.

Growth and expansion

In 1952, Mr. Blount retired and sold his business to 2 key employees, Henry Hale and Jack Yent, Sr. Three years later, Hale and Yent built Tampa's first conventional funeral home on Nebraska Avenue. That building now houses the administrative offices and training center for our new employees, as well as continuing education classrooms for all personnel.

Over the years, numerous funeral homes from Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties joined the F.T. Blount family, including Curry & Son Funeral Home, founded by Mark Curry, Jr. In late 2006, Terrace Oaks Chapel was added to serve families of Temple Terrace and the Tampa area. Today, 5 chapels serve Tampa-area clients as members of the Blount & Curry family.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 813-988-9200 to request a custom quote.

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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.

"I deeply appreciate Ed and his team members from the funeral home for taking such good care of my father and made the process so clear and understandable. The funeral home tried their best to satisfy the very last wishes I have for my father. We felt respected and cared after entrusting them with my father's funeral matters."

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October 2020

"Alan was very patient, listened to what we wanted and delivered exactly what we expected."

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September 2020

"Contact was first made through a funeral director in Maine, referring your funeral home as an affiliate.Excellent, professional service during all contacts."

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September 2020

"My only thought was getting my husband out of the hospital that disrespected him so much, when my daughter called them they were quick to pick him up, and my main thing was for him to have a pillow I know it sounds stupid but in the hospital they would never give them pillow funeral home make sure he had a pillow and he was transported and he was treated with the upmost respect and care. I will always be eternally grateful to them. And when is my time my children will use the same funeral home"

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August 2020

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Meet Our Team

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    Edward A Gregorchik

    General Manager
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    Alan G Orr

    Funeral Director
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