and healing grieving hearts.

and healing grieving hearts.

and healing grieving hearts.

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The Crates family has served the Hancock and Wood counties with respect, tradition and human dignity for over forty years. We pledge to present all of the options available to you and to faithfully fulfill your wishes with conscientious service. Please depend on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one. Know that we will carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time. Our organization is built on a commitment to the families we serve and based on the principles of: Individualized Care, Ceremony and Commemoration, Innovation, Integrity, Sound Business Practice. Please call us at 1-419-422-2323 any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our facility in person at your convenience. We also provide a wealth of information here on our web site so you can learn more from the privacy of your own home.

Larry, Charlie, Jack, Scott, Andrew and Amanda Crates

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