Obituaries

2101 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.

Steven Duryea
Steven Duryea

Durham, North Carolina

Age 72 – Died 03/03/2024


Steven (Steve) Alan Duryea passed away peacefully on March 3rd, 2024 at the age of 72. Born in Oceanside, NY on November 25th, 1951, Steve will always be known for his kind heartedness, love for his family, and perfect joke at inopportune moments. He had passion for golf and bo...

Calvin S. Powers
Calvin S. Powers

Hillsborough, North Carolina

Age 59 – Died 03/02/2024


Calvin S. Powers (5/29/1964–3/2/2024) Calvin S. Powers, age 59, of Hillsborough, passed away on March 2, 2024 after a short illness. Born in Beaumont, Texas on May 29, 1964, Calvin was the son of Charles and the late Jean (Smith) Powers. He attended East Mecklenburg High School ...

Patricia Murphy
Patricia Murphy

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 65 – Died 03/02/2024


Patricia "Trish" Murphy passed away peacefully on March 2, 2024, surrounded by her beloved husband and children. Trish was born on February 15, 1959, a daughter of the late Joseph P. and Jemima McGonigal in Kearny, New Jersey. She attended St. Cecilia's Grammar and High School, ...

Tena Kay Brock
Tena Kay Brock

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 72 – Died 03/01/2024


Survived by husband - Paul Brock Children: Wittney Jones - daughter Ash and Nauszika Westbrook - son & daughter-in-law Grandchildren: James Jones & Renee - grandson and wife Emma Jones - granddaughter Sarah Jones - granddaughter Edey Jones - granddaughter Hannah Westbrook -...

Mary Ellen Bailey
Mary Ellen Bailey

Franklinton, North Carolina

Age 64 – Died 03/01/2024


Mary Ellen Foster Bailey, 64 of Franklinton, North Carolina passed away on March 1, 2024. Mary Ellen was born to Gordon and Donna Bee Foster in Bowling Green, Kentucky on September 30, 1959. After a divorce, Donna married Wayne (Papa) Fluhr, a career Army aviator. Being an “army...

Isabel Garcia
Isabel Garcia

Cary, North Carolina

Age 98 – Died 02/29/2024


It is with heavy hearts that we share the peaceful passing of Isabel Garcia on February 29, 2024, in Cary, North Carolina at the age of 98. Isabel was born on May 10, 1925, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Lived there for many years then moved to New York, where she got married. She move...

Patrick Bobo
Patrick Bobo

Knightdale, North Carolina

Age 67 – Died 02/29/2024


Patrick Bobo passed on Feb 29, 2024 while in WakeMed in Raliegh. He was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Gene and his parents Earl and Rachel Bobo. He leaves behind the love of his life Theresa Collins, a brother, Sam Bobo and sister, Cheryl Blue, and many work asso...

Jeffrey Burton
Jeffrey Burton

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 59 – Died 02/28/2024


Raleigh, North Carolina -- Jeffrey Robert Burton, 59, of Raleigh died suddenly on February 28, 2024. He was born on September 12, 1964 in Winston-Salem, NC. Jeffrey was raised in Raleigh and graduated from Elon University with a Bachelor’s degree in communication. He was a succes...

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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.

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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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