Tag: Ohio funerals


Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes open new chapel in Salem

A byline out of Salem, Ohio, in the Morning Journal announced the opening of a new funeral home in Salem by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home and Cremation Services.  According to that article that you can read here, the company purchased an old bank building, that was originally built as a Friendly’s restaurant, and has remodeled it into a operating funeral home. The funeral location will be the 5th for the family owned firm which began in 1923 under founder Frank M. […]


Ohio funeral home to close after 120 years

The Warren (Ohio) Tribune Chronicle reports today that the McFarland-Barbee Funeral Home in that city will close its doors for good on Saturday after over 120 years in business. According to the article, which you can read here, owner and director Mark Barbee said on Thursday, “After sitting down with my wife, our accountant, and an attorney, we made the decision.”  Again, according to the article, Barbee had bought the funeral home from Jim McFarland  who had been  the 4th […]