Since 1985, the Hess Family has maintained the highest standards of Funeral service by owning and operating the Fenner Funeral Home in Herkimer and the J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home in Richfield Springs. They have always gone that extra step to give you the assurance, that you and your family’s needs are met. It is the professional care with the gentle personal touch that sets these funeral homes apart from other funeral establishments in the area.

The basis of our services to you, is the freedom of choice without high sales pressure, working within your ways and means. We can offer suggestions or different options when planning a funeral service.

Our funeral home is a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes an International Organization of Funeral Homes which selects its members by a criteria high ethical and moral standards. It is that Code of Good Funeral Practice to which we adhere assuring that trust and that bond which is formed when we serve you and your family at your time of need. We have been nationally recognized numerous times for our personal and attentive professional service.

We are available for you at any time, if it is in your time of need or for professional consultation we are here to help. We are active in the community and support it through many clubs, organizations, and public programs.

Our care for you does not end with the funeral service itself we offer follow up and aftercare services unmatched by any others.





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