About Newcomer Funeral Homes in Akron

Our funeral home is modern and fully accessible. When you visit us, you will be greeted by our caring and responsive staff, who will be there for you every step of the way.

You can have a beautiful funeral or cremation service at our chapel, or we can assist you in holding a service at your church or other location.

Recent Reviews

Joe was exceptional while helping us make arrangements.  He really went above and beyond!  Each caregiver we encountered was not only professional, but also empathetic and welcoming.  The therapy dogs were a wonderful addition for the great-grandchildren.  Thank you for your unending kindness.
~ Saundra   H. - 3/20/2019
Robyn Deterling was extremely professional, but at the same time caring and understanding.  In such a devastating time, the family was very pleased with the quality of service and compassion from the staff.  A special thank you to Robyn for her caring, professional, kind, and respectful treatment and her availability to answer questions.  I would not hesitate to recommend Newcomer to anyone.
~ Janet   B. - 3/15/2019
Absolutely the easiest funeral arrangements a person could ever expect!  Loved Joseph Corradi.  Everything went perfect.  Thank you for making our time of grief as easy as it could possibly be!
~ Suzanna   D. - 3/7/2019
Everyone was so nice and very professional.  They just made you feel important and that you and your family were valued.  I cannot tell you enough good things about your facility and staff.  Joe Corradi was very professional and kind.  Just a great person who treated us with the utmost respect.
~ Terry   S. - 3/4/2019

Our Funeral Home

We opened in 1996 to serve the families of Akron and the surrounding communities, our funeral home was designed with you in mind. It includes two spacious chapels for funeral and memorial ceremonies, a variety of tastefully appointed rooms for family and visitors to gather, and a large, well-lit parking area.

(330) 784-3334
131 North Canton Rd
Akron, OH 44305

Host a Reception

Reception Rooms

Our Garden Room offers a beautiful, convenient place to gather with refreshments during your visitation or before or a funeral or memorial service. Just a few steps down the hall from our chapel, your family and guests will appreciate the time to share memories and spend time together, without the need to travel to another venue.

We will provide tableware and assist with set-up and clean-up. You can bring in your own refreshments or select one of our catering packages. Custom menus are also available. Please give us a call for more information, or download our Information flyer.

Our Staff

Managing Funeral Director
Robyn Deterling

Managing Funeral Director Robyn Deterling has been a member of the Akron community since 2002. Robyn chose funeral service as a profession because she enjoys helping families create funeral services which truly honor the unique lives of their loved ones. She has a special passion for caring for seniors in her area by providing them with transportation and support services.

Robyn and the funeral home staff consider it a privilege to be trusted by Akron families when a death of a loved one occurs, and are committed to providing compassionate, professional service to every family.