The Ourso family of funeral homes have served our communities since 1939. Although much has changed over the years, we remain committed to offering innovative services paired with compassionate care.
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
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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As a locally-managed funeral home in White Castle, many of our funeral directors and support staff are Louisiana natives. It's these ties to our communities that keep our priorities set on providing one-on-one attention when you need it most. We understand the heartbreak of losing someone you love and want to help ease that burden through our excellent service.
Create a lasting tribute
One way we do this is by creating personalized burials and cremations that celebrate life—the journey, memories and passions that carry on after we pass. When you choose Ourso Funeral Home, our funeral directors will help tell this story as we honor your loved one's life. We welcome your ideas and stories as we design a lasting tribute that carries on their legacy.
Those interested in planning ahead for a funeral or memorial service have the ability to do so at Ourso Funeral Home. This option relieves your family from the burden of planning, keeps costs and budgets aligned and ensures all of your final wishes are met.
Types of service
Our dedicated team treats each person we meet with respect and compassion. Regardless of your traditions, customs and beliefs, we offer a variety of options. We plan traditional funerals, cremations, elaborate celebrations and schedule catered events, allowing families and friends to have more time together.
With such a rich legacy in White Castle, Ourso Funeral Home is proud to continue our tradition of care. Feel free to tour our funeral home in White Castle or contact us to learn about our funeral and memorial service options.
Ourso Funeral Home in White Castle provides funeral and memorial services for families in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. With several locations throughout the area, we're able to accommodate families during their time of need.
70-plus years of service
The first Ourso Funeral Home was founded by Sidney Ourso Sr. in 1939 in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. In partnership with Milburn Landry, it was then known as Landry-Ourso Funeral Home. After the death of Mr. Landry, the partnership dissolved, and we changed our name to Ourso Funeral Home Inc. The existing funeral home at 134 Houmas Street in Donaldsonville was purchased in late 1940.
To better serve families, Ourso Funeral Home services later expanded and added the Gonzales location, as well as chapel locations in White Castle and Pierre Part.
It's our privilege to serve the White Castle community, and our funeral home team looks forward to many more years of caring for families in Louisiana.
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