Stitzel Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. in Laureldale, PA
Stitzel Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc.

Top Rated funeral home & Cremation Service in Laureldale, PA

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. is the area's premier, top-rated funeral home and cremation service in Reading-Laureldale, Pa. We offer a wide variety of funeral services, from traditional funerals to competitively priced cremation services. We also offer funeral pre-planning and carry a wide selection of caskets, vaults, urns for ashes, cremation jewelry and burial containers.


Reading Location
3300 Kutztown Road
| Reading, PA 19605
Tel: 1-610-929-3693

Funeral & Cremation Services in Laureldale, PA

Stitzel Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. in Reading, Pennsylvania, has provided funeral services and cremation services for Berks County families since 1936. As a non-denominational funeral home, we work with families of all faiths, cultures, and backgrounds. We respect any family traditions or religious customs you want to incorporate into a memorial or funeral service.

Like most Reading, PA funeral homes, our funeral home does not have a chapel. Instead, we have several rooms in the funeral home that can accommodate groups of varying sizes. Recently renovated, the spaces are modern, fresh, and comfortable, with soft neutral colors, plush furniture, and artwork by local artists. There are also flat-screen TVs for playing a video tribute, or a game the Reading Fighting Phils played during the reception.

We are dedicated to ethical and transparent cremation costs & processes. We operate our own on-site crematory, so you can plan cremation services and gatherings assured that your loved one will never leave our care.  Our crematorium is open for your inspection at any time. Simply schedule a time to visit with us and we'll show you the Stitzel process of insuring that identities are maintained. 

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Our funeral home is located on Kutztown Road in Reading, Pennsylvania in the Laureldale community. It is accessible via U.S. Route 222, U.S. 422, Route 12, and the Warren Street Bypass. For information on local events visit Reading Visitor Center website. 

Our funeral home is convenient for families of WyomissingSinking SpringTempleBlandonWest ReadingMt PennMuhlenberg Township and the City of Reading.  Simply click on the town for detailed driving directions to our location.

If you would like to speak with someone for immediate need or get an answer to a question, please contact us 24/7 for assistance.

Funeral home amenities to help honor local Laureldale, Pa families


-Flexible event space

-Recently renovated funeral home


-Funeral & cremation arrangements in person, by phone or email

-Burial insurance and pre-planning services

-Tribute video production

-Modern audio and visual equipment

-Popular music selections

-Funeral webcasting and livestreaming service

-Obituaries and notification of Reading area newspapers

-Cremation and funeral merchandise

-Catholic services, non-religious services, Veteran services, celebration of life and green burials & funerals.


-Cremation jewelry-men's and women's necklaces, bracelets, pendants and rings.  We can create custom jewelry made from the thumbprint or your mom, dad or any other loved you.   

-Viewing before cremation including embalming and cremation casket

-Cremation urns and keepsakes

-Scattering of ashes-We can help with ash scattering services 

-Local private, on-site crematory located at our funeral home in Reading  

-Trees from Ashes

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Why do funeral homes in reading take fingerprints of the deceased?

To be used as a keepsake of a loved one who has passed away. Often, individuals will use the thumbprint of a deceased loved one as a way to stay close with them as it acts as a physical reminder and token of their memory here on Earth.  It can be made into a pendant, urn, necklace and many other kinds of jewelry.  This can be done for families that choose traditional burial or cremation.

About Reading, Pennsylvania

Reading; Pennsylvania Dutch: Reddin) is a city in and the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. With a population of 95,112 as of the 2020 census, it is the fourth-largest city in Pennsylvania after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Allentown. Located in the southeastern part of the state, it is the principal city of the Greater Reading Area, home to 420,152 residents. The city is part of the Delaware Valley. Wikipedia

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