Ina business where things seemingly stay the same; a change has taken place, a change that will raise the bar on the levelof service a family can experience.
SmithFamily Funeral Homes is proud to announce the joining of two long time familyowned funeral homes. On March 17, 2016 Sam and Carol Smith, owners of SmithFamily Funeral Homes, along with their daughter Hannah (Smith) Schmidt acquiredOsgood Funeral Homes. This addition to Smith Family Funeral Homes will continueto serve our families in Elsie, St. Johns, Ithaca,St. Louisand now Ovid, Fowler and Maple Rapids with the same dignity and compassion thatyou have learned to expect from us.
Ittakes many years to build a reputation and to gain the trust of acommunity. In 1899 W.R. Osgood and hisson, Glenn Osgood bought S.H. Inghram & Son Funeral Home. Since that time other family members havecontinued their family business. SamSmith and the staff of Smith Family Funeral Homes will carry on in that tradition,bringing with them over 30 years of experience. They have proudly served St. Johns and the surrounding communities withthe philosophy of “Our Family Serving Yours”. They would also like to take this opportunity to thank the communitiesthat they have been honored to serve.
Allpre-arranged funeral agreements with Osgood Funeral Homes will be honoredwithout interruption. As will allpre-arranged agreements with Smith Family Funeral Homes St. Johns Chapel. We will still continue to provide dignified& personal service, personalized register books, service folders withphotos, Memorial DVDs, personalized vault covers, just to name a few areas thatsets us apart. We will also notifySocial Security, insurance companies and set up all aspects of a Veteran’sservice.
Tobetter serve you there will be minimal staffing changes and our phone numbersand website addresses will not change. Any questions or concerns that you may have can be directed to any ofour chapels and we will gladly sit down and discuss them with you.