Standard funeral service mergers & acquisitions

we represent funeral home owners in the sale and transition of their funeral home to the next generation.

our Mission

Achieve financial freedom and preserve your legacy

Standard Funeral Service Mergers & Acquisitions, founded by John G. Wetherill, specializes in representing funeral home owners in the sale and transition of their businesses to new owners. With nearly 20 years of experience in the funeral industry, John has assembled a five-member board of directors to ensure comprehensive support for clients throughout the entire process. The board’s diverse expertise spans:

  • Law
  • Banking
  • Accounting
  • Funeral Directing
  • Real Estate

This well-rounded team enables Standard Funeral Service Mergers & Acquisitions to provide exceptional service from the initial meeting to well beyond the closing of a sale, ensuring a seamless transition for both buyers and sellers.


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John G Wetherill


“By working with active, aggressive, and well-funded private buyers, Standard is able to facilitate a smooth and efficient process that results in a successful outcome for both the seller and the buyer. .”

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We cultivate Premier Buyers & Match them with ideal sellers

PREMIER BUYERS. We collaborate with motivated, determined, and financially-resourced private buyers who are eager to make a mark in the industry!

We’re the perfect financial partner for your funeral home merger deals.

We’ve helped many passionate funeral directors find the right funeral home in a timely manner.

Get matched with our premier buyers today!

Although it can be a difficult process, buying or selling a funeral home doesn’t have to be. At Standard Funeral Services & Acquisitions, we understand the complexities of funeral home transactions and are proud to say that we know our clients well. Our established relationships with leading funeral service providers is notable; we work hard to ensure that our clients get the best possible deals.

We understand the emotional nature of these types of transactions and strive for transparency and fairness throughout the entire process. We take pride in treating each client with respect and consideration, no matter their level of experience with funeral home sales or purchases.

Standard Funeral Service mergers & acquisitions are here to make buying or selling a funeral home as easy as possible for our clients; from start to finish, you can trust that you’re in good hands with us!

john g wetherill

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Trusted & Proven

We believe that trustworthiness and proven results are the cornerstone of success. We have built a reputation in the funeral home industry as a business committed to helping buyers and sellers effortlessly navigate their transactions. Our team has helped countless clients with their purchase or sale of a funeral home, leaving them with an experience that is both professional and stress-free.

Standard has been working alongside buyers and sellers to ensure every step of the process is handled with care. Our dedication has resulted in an impressive legacy of satisfied customers who recognize our commitment to outstanding service and accurate advice. We understand that when dealing with such an important transaction, you need more than just technical expertise; you need trustworthiness from the professionals at your side.

Our Goal

Fast & Confidential…

We truly appreciate the trust our clients place in us.

For those looking to buy or sell a funeral home, the process can be daunting. At Standard, we understand the importance of having an experienced and knowledgeable partner in this type of transaction. Our team works diligently to make the entire process as efficient and low-stress as possible for our clients.

Our professionally trained staff offers extensive expertise in all facets of funeral home buying and selling; from legal paperwork to financial aspects like loans, our team ensures no stone is left unturned throughout the process. As we work with each client, we strive to help them reach their desired outcome while also preserving their legacy within the industry.

At Standard, we believe that every buyer or seller deserves a smooth transition when it comes to purchasing or selling a funeral home.


Businesss Valuation Services

If you are thinking of selling your business or looking to raise capital, you need an accurate business valuation.

The valuation process is complex and there are many factors that can affect the outcome.

What is the true worth of your business? Learn how to value your business accurately in order to make better decisions.

Contact us today and let’s start a conversation about the value of your business and your legacy.

john g wetherill

A comprehensive review

maximize value

If you want to sell your business, you need to know how much it’s worth.

The valuation process can be a difficult and lengthy one, but we make it easier for you.

We want to give you the best possible price for your business.

Get in touch today!

Transparency = Trust in the process


In the funeral home industry, both buyers and sellers often lack the necessary information to make informed decisions in transactions. We strive to provide the utmost transparency and support throughout the process, working closely with you until the deal is completed. Our goal is to ensure your confidence in us and the results you deserve.

Many companies may not have a clear or detailed methodology, but we pride ourselves on our thorough approach. We gather all the details and consider all variables, as we understand that every situation is unique and should be treated as such.

Our method involves:

1. Analyzing 15 to 18 different metrics to accurately value your business.
2. Gaining a comprehensive understanding of your entire organization.
3. Being open about our success fee and avoiding secrecy.
4. Challenging any hidden information or questionable practices.

If you are a potential buyer looking to expand your business, we encourage you to join our Premier Buyer’s Network. We are dedicated to helping you find the right opportunities and providing the transparency you deserve throughout the process.

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