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Focus On Life

Design your healing experience. Gather. Remember. Rejoice.

Here’s the truth: most funeral homes consider their primary function to be handling remains. Instead, our funeral director thinks of the job as having two parts: physical and emotional. The physical is burial, entombment and inturnment. The emotional is working with families to design healing experiences. Our peaceful and intimate setting becomes a place where people find closure, renewal and togetherness. And that’s the most rewarding part of what we do. Whether you’re interested in a traditional funeral or cremation services, our compassionate staff will be with you every step of the process. If you are looking for funeral director in the West Seneca, Buffalo, or Depew, NY areas, we welcome you to call our funeral home today.

Our Cremation Services are Provided with Care & Sympathy

  • Prearranged Funeral Services

    Honoring Life

    Honoring a life means acknowledging the uniqueness of the deceased: their personality, life choices, and the path they walked in life.

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  • Design A Healing Experience

    Design A Healing Experience

    You’ll come together for the ceremony and continue to heal by visiting as often as you like. Whether you choose traditional burial or cremation, having a physical place to reflect is essential.

    Design Your Experience

  • Funeral Home Services


    All too often, families discount the value of ceremony after the death of a loved one. What they don’t know is that a funeral or memorial service is an important part of the healing process. It provides a way to honor the life of your loved one and an opportunity for closure.

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  • Burial Services


    Burials are a traditional and preferred option for many families. We’ll help you create a final resting place for a loved one.

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  • Cremation Services


    Cremations have become a popular choice for many families and those looking to prearrange their own funeral. At Daniel R. Smolarek Funeral Home, our funeral director and wonderful staff will help you through the cremation process. From planning the service, and picking out the urn, to then creating a sacred space for the cremated remains to last. Contact our funeral home to discuss your needs or to learn more about our cremation services. 

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  • Military Burials and Funeral Services

    Veteran's Services

    We believe those who served our nation are deserving of special attention, and we will take care of all details in securing the benefits your veteran is entitled to receive.

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  • Livestreaming
  • Memorial Services
  • Legacy Touch Program

    Legacy Touch Program

    It's important to take the time to acknowledge the uniqueness of the deceased: the individuality of their personality, and the uniqueness of their life's path. Daniel R. Smolarek Funeral Home is the preferred Legacy Touch vendor in Buffalo, New York. Families have the option of ordering special keepsakes with their loved one's fingerprints. Contact our funeral director for more information. 

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