forastiere family funeral home and cremations

Jul 11, 2020 Update: We Remain Open & Ready to Serve

The safety and well-being of our families, community, and employees is our top priority. We are proudly providing Live Streaming Services.
Learn what we're doing to keep families safe in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

4 Locations Serving Western Massachusetts Since 1905


east longmeadow funeral home

East Longmeadow


220 North Main St
East LongmeadowMA 01028
413-525-2800

agawam funeral home

Agawam


985 Main Street
AgawamMA 01001
413-786-2600

Southwick funeral home

Southwick


624 College Highway
SouthwickMA 01077
413-569-5306

springfield funeral home

Springfield


45 Locust St
SpringfieldMA 01108
413-733-5311


 Voted Best Funeral Home - Reader Raves

Readers of The Republican and MassLive weighed in on the best that Western Massachusetts has to offer, and the winners in nearly 100 categories showed up to accept their awards. 

Thanks for voting us four years in a row as “Best Funeral Home!” (2017-2020)


See what the community has to say about us!

readers best funeral home award springfield ma

Live Streaming Funeral Service

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we're proud to provide Live Streaming Funeral Services to help keep our communities safe while connecting loved ones.

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Testimonials


Forastiere funeral did a great job with our sons arrangement. Lauren made us feel like family. She listened to us, I couldn't believe at the service when no one could say anything due to everyone being choked up, she stepped right in and kept the service going. I will never forget how beautiful Gary's service was. Thank you so much Lauren and Staff.

Charlene G
12/04/2019

Making Lasting Memories.

Our History

The Forastiere Family Funeral Homes have served the Greater Springfield community since 1905. Founded by Frank M. and Carmela M. Forastiere, the firm originated with a storefront on Water Street (now Columbus Avenue) and in 1911 moved to William Street next to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. Learn more about our funeral home's history.

Our commitment to serve.

Since 1905 our family has been honored to help families during one of the most difficult times in their lives.  We are here to help you and your family, whether it is with creating a meaningful ceremony encompassing a Celebration of a Life lived, burial, cremation or entombment preferences or a simple or direct cremation or burial service. Your wishes may be accomplished prior to death through planning those arrangements ahead or at the time your loved one's death occurs. We can assist to provide you and your family with the information and time to consider all the choices and benefits.

Please rely on us to provide continued care and assistance before, during and after your loss. Our caring team will guide you and your family to make the most fitting decisions, being sensitive to your budget, in the way you would like to remember, show appreciation and pay tribute.  Our Grief Specialist is available to support you after your loss through remembrance our programs and bereavement support groups. Our caring team at Forastiere Family Funeral & Cremation will provide the guidance and support when you need them most.  

No matter what faith someone is, no matter how traditional or contemporary their thoughts and ideas, regardless of cremation or burial preference, public or private, large or small, extravagant or simple...we have the caring staff, the facility and options to meet their needs. Please call us anytime 24/7, we are ready to help.

Let us help guide you

Contact Us 

Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation
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220 North Main St
| East Longmeadow, MA 01028
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Tel: 413-525-2800
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Colonial Forastiere Funeral & Cremation
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985 Main Street
| Agawam, MA 01001
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Tel: 413-786-2600
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Southwick Forastiere Funeral & Cremation
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624 College Highway
| Southwick, MA 01077
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Tel: 413-569-5306
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Forastiere Family Funeral & Cremation
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45 Locust St
| Springfield, MA 01108
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Tel: 413-733-5311
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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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