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Call us any time of the day or night at 941.748.1011.  We will begin the process of bringing your loved into our care right away. 

Our Family Serving Yours Since 1938


An Updated Message Regarding the Coronavirus Pandemic
Its Impact on Our Operations

Updated May 11, 2020

We want you to know that we here to serve you today, as we have for the past 82 years. While our safeguarding measures have increased, our top priority remains keeping our client families, the community, and our staff safe and healthy. We continue to follow the best practices guidelines issued by the CDC and National Funeral Directors Association. Please read about our procedures on our dedicated Coronavirus Information page accessible via the Home tab on the menu bar above.

If you have suffered a loss, please accept our sincere condolences. Please know that it is now possible to make At Need funeral arrangements fully and directly through this website, whether the choice is for burial or cremation. All processes of an online arrangement are handled securely by this website. As always, all information gathering, service details and requests are handled by one of our dedicated and experienced funeral directors. To begin an online At Need arrangement process just click on the appropriate image below.
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HOURS OF OPERATION AND STAFF AVAILABILITY 

DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Availability of Funeral Directors
Griffith-Cline Funeral and Cremation Services is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of client families at all times of the day and night.  Please know that our Funeral Directors are on call 24 hours a day, every day of the year to respond to death calls.  

Administrative Office Hours
9 am - 1 pm Weekdays,
Excluding Holidays - By Appointment

The loss of a loved one can leave you with a lot of unanswered questions, feelings of stress and anxiety and grief that make events difficult to handle. The experienced funeral directors at Griffith-Cline Funeral and Cremation Services will guide you through the aspects of the funeral service with compassion, dignity and respect.  

Griffith-Cline Funeral and Cremation Services is honored to have served families in Manatee and surrounding counties for the past 82 years. We are independently owned and operated, now under the leadership of the third generation of the Griffith family. We believe in the full disclosure and transparency of all costs for services and merchandise provided by our firm. Pricing for all of our services, caskets, urns, and outer burial containers are contained within our website. We can honestly say that Griffith-Cline is the only funeral firm in Manatee and Sarasota counties to provide such full disclosure pricing on its website. As a trusted leader in funeral service, we are proud to announce that clients may now complete all aspects of funeral arrangements directly through this website.

Our staff of dedicated professionals is available to assist you in making funeral service arrangements. From casket choices to funeral flowers, the funeral directors at Griffith-Cline Funeral and Cremation Services provide individualized funeral services designed to meet the needs of each family. For more than eighty-one years, our honest service and commitment to excellence have served our customers well, and you can rest assured that we can assist you in your time of need. We are a full service funeral home. Whether a family chooses burial or cremation, we have the facilities and staff to handle their needs with the highest standard of care and attention to detail. Our on-site crematory allows us the ability to offer our 9 Step Cremation Assurance Process. This process is centered on our promise to you that once your loved one has been transferred to our funeral home, every aspect of the cremation, from sheltering to the finalization of the cremation process is handled at our facility by our dedicated staff. We do not use sub-contractors or any third-party firm for sheltering or cremation. More information on our 9 Step Assurance Process is accessible through our Cremation Options page.

Whether you have come to our site for information about an upcoming service or to make arrangements for one, we hope the information you find here will be helpful. 

Please browse our website to learn more about our services and facilities.

Our Location

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720 Manatee Avenue West

Bradenton, FL 34205

Telephone: 941.748.1011

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