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Direct Cremation Washington County, MN


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Cremation Services Woodbury, Cottage Grove, and Hastings, MN

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home began serving the community over 100 years ago. In 1876, Patrick O’Halloran opened up a storefront funeral parlor. He moved locations a few times before they arrived at the current location. The present location opened its doors in 1961. They added on a memorial chapel in 2001.

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home’s mission is to serve the community. They welcome all denominations, nationalities, races, and financial statuses. The staff will work with anyone to make payment plans so each service will be special and will make a special memory. O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home is there for every customer to listen, consult, and understand. They are sensitive to every customer’s needs.

The staff was invited to join Selected Independent Funeral Homes, a professional organization of 1,600 independently owned funeral homes around the United States.

They provide a range of services including cremation. The cremation services are done on site and are upheld to the highest standards. The staff is highly professional and skilled. They use beautifully decorated urns that come in wood, marble, and ceramic. Customers can design a beautiful urn that tells the story of the person it contains.

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home uses an offsite crematory at the Roseville Memorial Cremation and Funeral Chapel. The cremation services are professional and offer a great remembrance of people. Even with cremation, there can still be a traditional service and burial. Also optional, the ashes can be scattered in a place that is special to the departed.

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home services three major areas: Woodbury, Hastings, and Cottage Grove.

Woodbury Cremations

Woodbury is a very nature-fueled community. The city contains over 45 parks and trails. Beside the love of nature, the city has become very metropolitan in the past few years. It has become a city for tourism and entertainment. It has two golf courses, one private and one public. Woodbury also has the Minnesota Sting, a semi-pro football team. The city is home to many restaurants, parades, carnivals, and even an outdoor pool.

Hastings Cremation Services

Hastings was originally a military fort back in the 1800s. It was also a railroad city. It was at the crossing of the Hastings and Dakota Railway and the Stillwater and Hastings Railway. It was a famous railway depot during the Depression. Today it still has a historic railway, but mainly for tourism. It also has other points of interest, including vineyards, historic estates, multiple historic districts, the Ramsey Mill Ruins, and the Vermillion Falls Park.

Cottage Grove Cremations

Cottage Grove, Minnesota lies on the bank of the Mississippi River. Once a rural township, it is now known for the state’s first creameries and wheat production. Cottage Grove came to be in 1871. Cottage Grove has annual cultural events such as Strawberry Fest. It has parades, festivals, fireworks, and carnival games. There are many historic places in Cottage Grove, such as the Historic Cedarhurst Mansion, Schilling Archaeological District, and the Cottage Grove Town Hall. It also is home to the North Bank Bulls, a semi-pro football team.

Washington County Cremations

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home also serves all of Washington County’s prestigious towns and cities. These include Afton, home to the popular Afton State Park; Bayport, where you’ll find no less than four public parks; Forest Lake, which has Minnesota’s largest black ash tree; Grant, named for Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant; Hugo, found on U.S. Highway 61; Lake Elmo, with its busy Lake Elmo Airport; and Lake St Croix Beach, home to Jimmy’s Pizza. The funeral home also serves Oakdale, St Mary’s Point and Newport.

You’ll also find Baytown in Washington County. It’s a small township with less than 2,000 people. Similarly sized is Lakeland, where you’ll find the historic John T. Cyphers House. Landfall Village was twice named the best place for young people to live by America's Promise. Mahtomedi has The Lakeside Club, which was featured in the 1996 movie Fargo, and Marine on St Croix has a village hall dating back to 1888.

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home also serves Centerville, White Bear Lake, Willernie, Columbus, Copas, Lino Lakes, Otisville, Scandia, St Paul and St Paul Park. Oak Park Heights’ Log Cabin restaurant is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the town of Stillwater can be found at the intersection of Minnesota State Highways 95 and 96.

O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home strives to be professional and make every service special. Families deserve to have a last special memory of their loved ones. O’Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home believes cremation is a great choice, with the same traditional services of a normal burial. They also have a reception hall for holding a reception after the service. It is the perfect place to share food and memories of the lost loved one. During this hard time, compassion and professionalism are what we value the most. The funeral home can help you plan the perfect event to remember your loved one.

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8700 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury MN, 55125
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