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  • The Place Where Families Gather

    The Place Where Families Gather

    When William Slater founded his funeral home on Mt. Washington in the 1870s, he dedicated himself to serving other South Hills families. Over time, his reputation for exceptional care became well known throughout the area, and a growing number of families made their way to the funeral home at the corner of Virginia and Kearsarge Avenues in their moments of need.

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  • The Home Where Your Traditions Are Respected

    The Home Where Your Traditions Are Respected

    The John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc. has extensive experience in meeting the funeral requirements of all religious faiths. We maintain close relationships with numerous houses of worship in the area and are also highly experienced in handling nondenominational and nonreligious funerals. In addition, we are able to provide secular celebrants for families who would prefer them, and will work closely with the celebrant to create a service that that is personalized and meaningful.

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  • Plan, Protect, Peace of Mind

    Plan, Protect, Peace of Mind

    Funeral arrangements will be a consideration for all of us and there are several advantages to making them in advance. With funeral pre-planning, you control funeral costs and protect your family from inflation and emotional spending. The average cost for a funeral has increased by over 826% over the past 50 years and by over 18% in just the past 3 years alone.

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  • Preplanning …The Most Important Thing you Can Do For Your Family

    Preplanning …The Most Important Thing you Can Do For Your Family

    A funeral service that reflects an individual’s personal taste and style and does not unnecessarily burden their family members and is the logical capstone to a life well planned and well lived…

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  • The Slater Family Is Privileged To Serve You

    The Slater Family Is Privileged To Serve You

    At the John F. Slater Funeral Home, we have been honored to serve hundreds of families living in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with dignity, respect, and discretion. As a family-owned and operated organization that has called Brentwood home since the turn of the 20th century, we actively support our community, and help families through some of life’s most difficult moments with the utmost in care and compassion.

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When a Death Occurs

At The John F. Slater Funeral Home, we believe the best way to handle funeral arrangements is your way.
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Pre Planning

Planning ahead can help remove a great deal of stress from an already difficult situation.
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Where Enduring Memories are Celebrated

About Us

At The John F. Slater Funeral Home, we believe the best way to handle funeral arrangements is your way. Our entire staff strives to make your experience with us personal and meaningful. We welcome your thoughts and input, and provide as much help as you need to make the choices that are right for you and your loved ones.

While our services are rooted in tradition, we are always ready to accommodate today’s requirements in the most appropriate, tasteful, and creative ways possible. We do what’s right for you and your family. Our staff works on your schedule — there is no need to feel pressured or rushed.

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Recent Obituaries