Emil J. Ciavarelli Family Funeral Homes are Philadelphia and Montgomery County's most valued funeral home. The Ciavarelli family has been providing dignified service to families for 60 years. We are one of the only independently single-family owned and operated funeral homes throughout the area. Since our founding in 1948 by Emil J. Ciavarelli, we have gained the reputation as being the best in quality of work we provide, the comfort and elegance of our funeral homes, and the value of our services, merchandise, and support to the families we serve.
Our directors, William and Christopher Ciavarelli are 2nd and 3rd generation directors who offer honesty, integrity and personal attention to the families we serve. Because of their experience, they will be able to assist families of every faith, ethnicity and culture to arrange a dignified service for their loved one.
William L. Ciavarelli, a 2nd generation funeral director, is son of the founder Emil J. Ciavarelli. Bill, who was raised in the Conshohocken area most of his life, is Supervisor of the Ambler funeral home, and is a Director at the Conshohocken funeral home. After serving his country in Vietnam, Bill finished his funeral training and began working with his father. He has been in the funeral profession for nearly 30 years, working side by side with his father for over 25 years, helping build and establish both locations to what they are today.
Bill is a member of numerous local organizations, some include: The Conshohocken Lions Club, the Ambler Kiwanis Club, is a 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, serves an usher at a local church, is a member of the National, Pennsylvania, and Montgomery County Funeral Directors Associations.
Christopher J. Ciavarelli, a 3rd Generation funeral director, is Bill's son who has been in the family business for over 5 years. Being raised in Ambler, Chris is currently Supervisor of the Conshohocken funeral home. Chris, who was a Pre-Medicine major in college, decided to go into the family business after helping for years. Now a licensed director, Chris continues the family business into the future, offering his resourcefulness to a new generation.
Chris is a 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, an usher at a local church and has served on its Pastoral Council and Young Adult Group committee, a member of the National, Pennsylvania, and Montgomery County Funeral Directors Associations.