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Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory has been serving the Hernando County area since 1982. As a family, our staff understands the security of dealing with people you know and trust. That's why we strive to make the arrangement process as easy and comfortable as possible. Our staff is available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week with personalized service for each individual family.

Merritt Funeral Home has Hernando County's only state of the art crematory. Our crematory is on site and in a comfortable environment.  It is also available to the public at any time.

Merritt Funeral Home

"Proud Traditions, Community Pride"

Merritt Funeral Home was established in 1982 by David L. Merritt. After working in the industry since 1970, David opened the Brooksville Chapel. The Brooksville location was originally built as a funeral home and was occupied by the Garnett family. Garnett Funeral Home was the first funeral home in Brooksville, but closed in the 1960’s after the passing of Gracie Garnett.  After years of serving families in the Spring Hill area the Merritt Family decided to expand in order to meet the needs of the community. In 1998 Merritt Funeral Home’s Spring Hill Chapel was opened. David and his wife, Lynn, and their staff, still work hard to gain the confidence of the families that they serve and the confidence of the community.

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