Obituaries

2198 obituaries since August 2021

We’re honored to be able to provide every family that chooses City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremations a free-of-charge, shareable online obituary to honor their loved ones as well as an easy-to-use platform that allows them to update it in their own time. Here are recent obituaries that families have posted. If you’re looking for a specific obituary, you can search above, or view all obituaries here.

Morris Ojalvo
Morris Ojalvo

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 100 – Died 05/28/2024


Morris Ojalvo, age 100, passed away on May 28, 2024. He was born in Astoria (Queens County, NY) on March 4, 1924. He attended Stuyvesant HS and City College of NY. During WWII, Morris enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was an officer with the 99th Naval Construction Battalion (the “Se...

Eddie Ray Wilson
Eddie Ray Wilson

Autryville, North Carolina

Age 66 – Died 05/28/2024


Mr. Eddie Ray Wilson, 66 of Waterpoint Road, Autryville NC died on May 28, 2024 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. He was born July 31, 1957 to the late Rochelle and Naomi Wilson. Eddie Ray graduated Midway High School in 1976. He worked at Goodyear for 36 years. Eddie Ray was...

David Terence Hill
David Terence Hill

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 77 – Died 05/25/2024


David Terence Hill, aged 77, died on May 25 at UNC REX Heart & Vascular Hospital in Raleigh, NC. After 4 years in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, David, educated as a developmental psychologist, devoted his career to social and community services in various U.S. cities. ...

Dolores Ewald
Dolores Ewald

Cary, North Carolina

Age 92 – Died 05/24/2024


Dolores Faye Schwartz Ewald of Cary passed away peacefully at home on Friday May 24, 2024. She was born in September 5, 1931 in Marinette, WI to Leo and Clara Schwartz. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Irene Zorn, Eleanore Schwartz, Elaine Olive, Betty Adams, a...

Susan Margaret Barr Olchak
Susan Margaret Barr Olchak

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 77 – Died 05/24/2024


Susan Margaret Barr Olchak, 77, of Raleigh and Mt. Airy, North Carolina passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 24,2024. Susan was born on October 13, 1946, to Evans Robinson Barr and Sara (Wolfe) Barr in Sugar Creek Township, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Franklin Hig...

Edward Snyder
Edward Snyder

Cary, North Carolina

Age 83 – Died 05/24/2024


Edward "Ed" Snyder, age 83, of Raleigh, NC, passed away on May 24, 2024. Ed was a beloved husband of 57 years to Donna and a devoted father to Chris and Kathleen. Ed grew up in Chicago as the middle child of Joe and Mary Snyder. He attended the University of Illinois, where he g...

Debra Nickels
Debra Nickels

Garner, North Carolina

Age 69 – Died 05/24/2024


Debra Rae Nickels passed peacefully in her sleep Friday, May 24, 2024 at the age of 69. Born in Omaha March 3, 1955, Debra refused her entire life to be defined by the constraints she was subject to, always seeking and finding great friends, unique beauty, disparate knowledge, ...

Denyce  Bober Sugarman
Denyce Bober Sugarman

Cary, North Carolina

Age 62 – Died 05/20/2024


Denyce Bober Sugarman (September 5, 1961 – May 20, 2024) Denyce Bober Sugarman, Age 62, of Cary, NC passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 20, 2024. Denyce was born in Maple Heights, OH and was the beloved wife of Neal Sugarman for 30 years, loving mother of La...

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Apples to Apples

Just like all other licensed funeral homes in North Carolina, City of Oaks Cremation, LLC is regulated by the NC Board of Funeral Service.


The same laws that apply to the big corporate funeral homes also apply to the modest independently owned firms like ours. All crematories in North Carolina, regardless of who owns them, are inspected annually by the state and must adhere to the same rules and laws.

Genuine Care

We're committed to providing families within our community unsurpassed service before, during and after the time of loss.


Our staff will provide clear communication to your family through each step as we move forward from the original phone call notifying us of a death to the time we deliver the urn back to your family. We will treat your family with the utmost respect, as we honor the wishes of your loved one.


We promise to make this process affordable and as endurable as possible.

State Wide

Our Funeral Home is located in Wake County NC; however, we provide our services to families throughout the entire State.


Unlike other funeral homes, we don't charge an additional mileage fee. Regardless of what county you live in, we can help your family with making simple, affordable funeral arrangements. From Asheville to Wilmington, we're proud to help families statewide.

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Direct Cremation

$1196.75

Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. We include everything you need for a simple or direct cremation. Simple, affordable and reliable. We have not changed the cost of our direct cremation service since we opened City of Oaks in 2012.

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Cremation with Solidified Remains

$2875.66

We offer the option of choosing how you receive your loved ones remains. Selecting our Direct Cremation with Solidified Remains option is a beautiful way to transform cremated remains into 40-60 “stones” that you can hold.

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Cremation with Visitation

$1917.84

City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremation provides an affordable cremation option with onsite visitation. Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. Simple, affordable and reliable.

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Immediate Burial

$2497.50

An immediate burial has the same end result as a traditional burial; however, we have eliminated the extra (sometimes unnecessary) services prior to getting to the cemetery. Not everyone wants an open casket for viewing or a limousine for the family. Despite the term immediate, we can move as fast as you need or as slow as you like. This option simply allows you to save money by eliminating some of the fancy extras at the funeral home.

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Traditional Funeral

$5866.98

We offer the same traditional funeral services as the big corporately owned funeral homes in the area; however, we cost about half the amount. You might consider a traditional funeral service if your family is looking for an open casket visitation, a traditional church service or a funeral service in the funeral home's chapel. A traditional funeral service can be altered to fit the needs of your family.

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Green Burial

$3033.75

This establishment is one of a select number of funeral homes who meet the criteria for providing green funeral service by the Green Burial Council; a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization working to encourage environmentally sustainability in the field of funeral service. Our Green options allow for a funeral to take place without the use of toxic and non-biodegradable materials/chemicals.

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Aquamation

$2640.59

As an alternative to traditional cremation, City of Oaks Funeral Home also offers Aquamation. The Aquamation process, often referred to as alkaline hydrolysis, uses a solution of water and potassium hydroxide to facilitate natural decomposition.

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