Of Unparalleled Service
represents the 100th anniversary of one of the oldest continuous
prominent businesses in Mt. Carmel-Short-Cunningham
join the elite group of companies that have withstood the test of time due to
their fair dealings, faithfulness to all people, delivering an exceptional caring
and compassionate experience to grieving families, devotion to helping families
honor their loved ones and a hardworking staff.
It is through this dedication that their legacy has been built.
Funeral Home was established in 1916 by Roy D. Short. Cunningham Funeral Home was established in
1948 by Robert D., Sr and Mennidean Cunningham.
The two funeral homes merged in 1972 and the firm was co-owned by Jackie
Short, Bill Stanfield and Robert Cunningham, Sr. The firm incorporated in 1985 with owners
Robert D. Cunningham, Jr., Larry D. Hodgson and Craig Racster. In December 2003, Larry and Karin Hodgson
became the sole owners of the business by purchasing the business from Robert
D. and Mary Cunningham, Jr.
Short-Cunningham Funeral Homes, PC owns and operates the two funeral
homes along with Highland Memorial Cemetery.
Funeral Homes has grown into a full service facility, providing an array of
personalized funeral services, cremation, pre-need planning, memorials,
American made merchandise (caskets and vaults), cemetery spaces, state of the
art mausoleum, and, bronze, marble and
Karin, their son and daughter-in-law, Geoff and Natalie, and loyal staff would
like to express our sincere appreciation to those families we have served
throughout the century for placing their trust in the Short-Cunningham
family. We look forward to continuing to
meet families’ needs and exceed their expectations for years to come.