Address: 1860 S Mulford Road Rockford, IL 61108 View Map
Phone: 815.226.2273

About Us

At Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, we know that every memorial service is a celebration of a life richly lived. Creating a ceremony that is meaningful to your family and friends is very important to us. Our mission is to comfort those families in need and assist them during the funeral planning process. We will handle everything.

Let us help you design a loved one's memorial service to be as unique as the life they lived. Nearly a century of serving the needs of families and friends has taught us that we all share something we can keep forever: our memories, the experiences we shared..the story of their life and ours. Each life is a story of its own. As such, we are in the business of helping people tell and remember stories.

The staff of Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory has dedicated themselves to assisting people through one of life's most difficult times.   We believe that the experience of a loved one's death is a deeply meaningful time -- our commitment to you is to come along side and help you grieve, cope and move forward.


Information for Moms

When it’s time to choose a funeral home there are many questions you should ask before making a decision. Patrick Fitzgerald from Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory is here with some advice.(Full Story)
When a loved one dies, there are many decisions to make when it comes to planning the funeral. Patrick Fitzgerald from Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory is here with some advice on pre-planning.(Full Story)
It's difficult to think about, but making funeral arrangements is a part of life and cremation is an option many consider. Patrick Fitzgerald from Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory is here to tell us about their Cremation with Confidence program.(Full Story)

Fitzgerald Funeral Home FAQ

Why have a public viewing?
Viewing is part of many cultural and ethnic traditions. Many grief specialists believe that viewing aids the grief process by helping the bereaved recognize the reality of death. Viewing is encouraged for children, as long as the process is explained and the activity voluntary.

Is cremation a substitute for a funeral?
No, cremation is an alternative to earth burial or entombment for the body's final disposition and often follows a traditional funeral service.

So, I've decided on cremation. Can I still have a funeral or a viewing?
Yes, quite often some sort of viewing precedes the actual cremation. We can assist you with the necessary information for a funeral with a cremation following or a memorial service.

Can I pre-plan my funeral arrangements?
Many people are entering into pre-need agreements to purchase funeral and burial goods prior to death. Although many people would prefer not to think about the end of their lives, planning for the inevitable event increases chances that your wishes will be met.

What is Soulprints?
Soulprints is an aftercare program committed to continue to provide comfort and care to family and friends following the death of someone loved. Our goal is to extend this care by companioning people mourning the loss of a loved one and to educate the community about the process of grief. It is our responsibility to share our knowledge, so that no one has to suffer through this journey alone, or go through the confusion and grief without someone there to help them after the funeral service. The services that we provide are multi-dimensional and customized to fit your needs.

3910 N Rockton Ave. Rockford, IL 61103

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