E. Merrill Smith

Direct Cremation


All Inclusive*. No Hidden Fees. No Extra Costs.

Let us take care of everything.

*The charge for a direct cremation includes removal of remains, all local transportation, all necessary paperwork for death certificates and permits, the cremation charge, cremated remains returned in a hard plastic urn, two certified copies of the death certificate, Blair County Coroner Authorization fee, and obituary on our website and facebook page.


It does not include a visitation or ceremony, public or private. It does not include any fees by newspapers for published obituaries.

Other urns and cremation keepsakes and cremation jewelry are available at additional charge.


Questions? Contact Us.

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Funeral Director

Joseph J. Stevens III


Joseph J. Stevens III