Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home - New Orleans LA
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Jacob Schoen & Son, A New Orleans Funeral Home

Jacob Schoen & Son has been providing affordable funeral services to families in New Orleans, Louisiana since 1874. Whether you are looking for funeral, cremation or memorial services, we try to offer you a home—a comforting and inviting place to gather in remembrance and celebration of lives lived well. As a funeral home in New Orleans, our experienced staff is committed to this vision and passionate about making your time with us as memorable and uplifting as possible. We bring together decades of experience caring for families of all cultural backgrounds and diverse walks of life. We pledge to treat you and your loved ones just like family, and we guarantee to offer services that meet all of your specifications while exceeding all of your expectations. 

Licensed staff members are available around the clock—24 hours a day, 7 days a week—to discuss your needs. Whether you are doing pre-planning or need to hold a service soon, we are ready to answer our phone and offer you warm, friendly, and empathetic service.

Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home is one of the experienced funeral homes and cremations providers in Louisiana. Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home is proud to offer funeral services, burial services, and cremation services. Since 1859, the Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home has cared for Central LA families with compassion and commitment to excellence. In addition to the services we offer, you will receive an online memorial that you can share with family and friends. We are a funeral home and cremation service provider in New Orleans, LA, Metairie, LA, and Chalmette, LA. Don’t hesitate to call us so our dedicated funeral directors can assist you. 

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After Care

We follow up with families after services and provide continual grief support as part of our services.


Join us on May 19, 2023 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. At Loyola University for the American Woman's Business Association event.

Learn valuable tips on caring for an older parent or sibling at our upcoming session with Courtney Naulty. Join us on June 7, 2023 at 10:00 am in the Iberville room to gain practical insights and guidance.

Join us on June 21, 2023 at 10:30 am in the Iberville room to learn about practical steps to take when a loved one passes away.

Live Streaming Funeral Service

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we're proud to provide Live Streaming Funeral Services at no costto help keep our communities safe while connecting loved ones.

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Making Lasting Memories.

We are here for you and will help you thoughtfully plan to take away the stress and create a lasting memory. Whether the need is immediate or to memorialize wishes, we will help you navigate the intricate details of beliefs, family and wishes to create a fitting celebration. Get our free informational guide that will help answer questions and explain your options.


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Our History

On March 4, 1874, Jacob Schoen and Henry Frantz started a family business at 155 N. Peters Street, and adopted as their policy the ideal, “The highest standard funeral of service to all, regardless of financial circumstance.”

Thus recorded the founding of what was to become Jacob Schoen & Son, Inc., a family of Funeral Directors that has served the New Orleans area families for six generations, and whose facilities have grown to serve the families of New Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and St. Tammany Parishes. The business outgrew the original N. Peters Street funeral parlor, situated between Montegut and Clouet, and in 1879, the firm moved to 527 Elysian Fields. Other homes opened in Covington, (the Schoen & Molloy Funeral Home in 1915) and in Slidell (the Schoen Funeral Home of Slidell in 1963).

In 1935, the Schoen family acquired the beautifully landscaped and architecturally stunning Canal Street mansion, a New Orleans landmark, and converted it to a funeral home but without any of the typical preparation areas to keep the building intact. It is considered to be among the most beautiful funeral homes in the United States. It is the same building it occupies today.

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