Jenkins Funeral Chapel

2914 Dover Center Road
Westlake, Ohio 44145
(440) 871-0711
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Our Chapel

Jenkins Funeral Chapel

The Jenkins Funeral Chapel has been an active participant in the West Shore communities for over 75 years. Serving surrounding cities Westlake, North Olmsted, Bay Village, Rocky River, Fairview Park, Avon, Avon Lake, North Ridgeville, Olmsted Township and many others. Our location on Dover Center Road, originally built in 1875, was one of the area's first schoolhouses. It was first remodeled into a funeral home in 1915 to serve your grandparents' families.  We operated one of the first local ambulance services --long before emergency services were available in many localities. Unlike other funeral homes that are part of big, multinational organizations, Jenkins Funeral Chapel is fourth generation family owned and operated.  Jenkins is more than just a business member of the community, we live here, our children go to school here and we share your concerns and interests in the day to day events that shape our community.  [ read more ]

Our Services

Jenkins Funeral Services

The smoothest path is one tailored to meet your individual needs, where your tastes and preferences influence each aspect of the journey, and where each nuance reflects the things you hold dear to your desires and personality.  In a sense, your life is one long journey, and it is our desire to assist you in making those memories personal and reflect the journey you and your family have been on. [ read more ]

Our Resources

Jenkins Funeral Resources

Today, as Westlake's first and most recognized family-owned and operated funeral home and crematory, we pledge to continue to provide the same caring, personal attention to your families' individual needs, as we always have. We offer integrity, quality, teamwork, honesty, good freindships, trust, Christian living, plain talk, dignity respect, and perhaps most importantly, local experience. Ask us how we can save the family of every Veteran over $5000.00 when selecting a National Cemetery rather than a privately owned cemetery.  Jenkins Funeral Chapel, along with Keith A. Jenkins, Andrew J. Jenkins and Jim Gilmore will continue to be here when you need us. [ read more ]

  • Marcello Maddaluno Memorial for Marcello   Maddaluno Marcello Maddaluno, age 88, beloved husband of Beth (nee Campbell). Loving father of (the late) Carlo, Marcel (Tina) and Cynthia (Ronald). Dear grandfather of Shanna, Sheena, Tila, Nicco, Samuel, Dante, Gabriella, Andre and  Sop… [ read more ]

  • Barbara Jean Schuemann Memorial for Barbara Jean Schuemann Barbara Jean Schuemann, age 80, dear sister of Robert (Virginia). Loving aunt of Kimberly Cellucci (Christopher), Robert III (Carolyn) and Eric and great aunt of Lauren, Jillian, Kayla and Margaret. BJ was a volunteer usher at Playhouse Square fo… [ read more ]

  • Olga Lessick Memorial for Olga  Lessick Olga A. Lessick “Schatzy” (nee Schatschneider), age 97, died peacefully on Sunday, May 13th. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas Lessick Sr. Dear mother of Nicholas Jr. (Janice), Ronald (dec.)(Vir… [ read more ]

  • Dolores Gibson Memorial for Dolores  Gibson Dolores Gibson (nee Franc)  age 89,  Beloved wife of the late William Gibson II for 65 years. Loving mother of Bill (Debbie), Jeff (deceased), Chris (Ralph) and Todd (Jackie). Dear grandmother of William and Elizabeth (… [ read more ]

  • Phyllis Rowland Phyllis Rowland (nee Strasburg), age 94, passed away at home on May 12th.  Wonderful wife of William G. Rowland, and wonderful mother of William Gordon Rowland Jr. (Pamela Meyers) and Ted Rowland (Janie). … [ read more ]

  • William G. Gibson II Memorial for William G. Gibson II William G. Gibson II, age 91, beloved husband of Dolores (nee Franc) for 65 years. Loving father of Bill (Debbie), Jeff (deceased), Chris (Ralph) and Todd (Jackie). Dear grandfather of William and Elizabeth (Chip). Great-grandfather of Anna, Jona… [ read more ]

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