A Tradition of Service and Care Your Family Can Trust.

We specialize in a variety of affordable packages designed to pay honor and tribute to your loved one.

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The James H. Cole Difference

At James H. Cole Home for Funerals we offer a variety of packages designed to pay honor and tribute to your loved one at an affordable price.

James H. Cole Home for Funerals is dedicated to building a legacy of professionalism, dedication, compassion and affordability in the Detroit community.

The fourth generation, family owned and operated business, continues to offer the highest quality of service at the most competitive price in the marketplace.

Provide a Lasting Memory

For more than 100 years, families in the Detroit community have turned to the James H. Cole Home for Funerals for the finest in funeral services.

From the beginning, this family-owned and family-operated business has been dedicated to serving bereaved families with the highest standards of professionalism, dedication, compassion, and affordability.

Our services not only provide the basis for a wonderful tribute to your loved one, they also are designed to include many personalized additional options such as:

  • Dove Release
  • Memorial Video Tributes
  • Funeral Programs
  • Specialty Floral Tributes
  • Military Honors
  • Final Monuments
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Keepsakes & Tributes

We specialize in providing our families with a variety of personalized options to create a special and memorable service for their loved one. We also offer many personalized jewelry pieces, mementos, and permanent memorials that allow families to pay a special tribute or create a custom keepsake in honor of their loved one.

Funeral Planning Options

Pre-planning ensures that your wishes are precisely followed, while your family is not burdened with the task of making emotionally difficult decisions.

In Person

We would be honored to talk with you. Please call us at (313) 873-0771 to make arrangements in person with one of our caring, professional counselors.


Through online arrangements, you can take your time selecting the arrangements best suited for your preferences and budget. Explore different options until you find those right for you.

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The Finest in Funeral Services for 100 Years


James H. Cole, Sr. establishes James H. Cole Home for Funerals


James H. Cole, Jr. becomes a licensed mortician and joins his father to take the business to reach new heights & milestones.


Karla M. Cole receives her license of Mortuary Science, assuring a third generation of Coles at the family-owned funeral home.


Karla Cole’s sons, Antonio & Brice Green, join the family business launching a fourth generation of the firm’s dedication to the Detroit community.

Our History

James H. Cole Legacy Foundation

The James H. Cole Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization which seeks to support organizations that encourage economic growth and prosperity among the citizens of Detroit through education, inspiration, and guidance.

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Celebrating a Centennial of Service Excellence

In 2019, James H. Cole Home for Funerals celebrated its 100th Anniversary. There were three signature events to highlight this historic milestone: The Legacy Breakfast, The #Cole100 Family Festival, and The Centennial Grande Gala.

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Tour Our Locations

Main chapel

2624 W. Grand Blvd.
Detroit, Michigan 48208
Phone: (313) 873-0771
Fax: (313) 972-4405

Northwest Chapel

16100 Schaefer Hwy.
Detroit, Michigan 48235
Phone: (313) 835-3997
Fax: (313) 835-0512