Testimonials

We receive many letters from the families we've served, thanking us for our caring ways during their time of loss. Their words warm our hearts, and speak to you of our professionalism, compassion, and the true value of the services we provide.

  • CB

    August 29, 2018

    This was my first experience pre-planning and then experiencing the death of a parent with all its emotions. Kristin Newman could not have been more wonderful and I'll never forget how beautiful they made my mother look. Read more

  • Jody J.

    April 18, 2018

    "We were so impressed with the compassion and level of professional expertise from Panebaker Funeral Home. All of the personal details were wonderful. I would like to thank Niki Petris-Smith for making this experience a beautiful tribute to my dad. I can't think of anything that I was disappointed about. We were totally satisfied from start to finish." Read more

  • Linda B.

    May 07, 2018

    "The people I spoke to throughout the services were very friendly. They always had good answers to any questions that were asked. I would recommend Panebaker Funeral Home to my friends and family." Read more

  • Lydia F.

    April 13, 2018

    "Although it was a prearranged cremation, they were very willing to arrange a viewing for the family prior to formal services. They were flexible in allowing us, the family, to bury the urn. Niki, the funeral director, was very compassionate and was very essential in keeping us organized throughout the service. All of the staff was very kind throughout all interactions that were had." Read more

  • Susan B.

    August 30, 2017

    "I was impressed with Mike Newman's ability to form a relationship with our family members during such a difficult time. He was extremely helpful in guiding us and gave full explanations on our options and prices. He provided ample time for us to arrive at our decisions regarding the funeral service and he was very personable and professional. I received many compliments on the beautiful service and tribute for my father. Everyone we dealt with during the process was awesome." Read more

  • Darlene W.

    September 30, 2017

    "Kristin and Michael went over and above to make the experience very heart warming. Everything was covered thoroughly and there was not a detail that they did not cover. They were very warm and friendly and both became like a part of our family." Read more

  • Patsy S.

    April 27, 2017

    "I chose Panebaker Funeral home because of the personable service they provide. Having attended other funerals at their facility, I saw the care that was provided to families and the respect given to the decedent's wishes. I was so impressed with the amount of compassionate service provided by Michael Newman and his staff. Michael gave me a feeling of reassurance when it came to all of the details and wishes of our family. Due to the excellence service I received, my family and children have decided this would be the firm that we all used from now on." Read more

  • Randi M.

    April 21, 2017

    "Panebaker Funeral Home was fantastic. Niki was so kind and explained things so well. She helped my mother and I feel better at a terribly stressful time. They did a beautiful job with the memory book, photos, and with the whole process." Read more

  • Joan N.

    January 01, 2017

    I cannot say enough positive things about Panebaker's Funeral Home and staff. They were always available and courteous and went out of their way to meet our needs. They were so kind to pick us up on the day of the service so that we would not have to rent a limousine. Michael Newman and his staff were outstanding. His attention to detail and respectfulness met all of our families' needs. Read more