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About Us

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The caring and experienced professionals at Maxton Rosado Funeral Home: Your Family Deserves Affordable Funeral Services are here to support you through this difficult time.  We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements.  You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one.  And we’ll carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time.

You are welcome to call us at any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance.  Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.  We also provide a wealth of information here on our web site so you can learn more from the privacy of your own home.

"We are more than a funeral home, we are now truly a community steward and are able to give back to the city. We felt the need to offer additional event services. This facility will enable us to provide services and events like no other in the surrounding communities. We envision having continuous programs for families, including movie nights, children's activities, and socials. We envision the center as a place for all people from all walks of life to enjoy the facility for whatever purpose they intend."

The Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home will offer affordable services and cater to all funeral needs including prearranging of services, cremations, celebrations of life, and full traditional funeral ceremonies. The Rosado’s wanted to reopen the funeral home as they felt a strong need in the community for an affordable but high-quality funeral home. “I think we really encompass the families that we work with and engage with them on a more compassionate level. We realize our clients come from a wide variety of backgrounds and circumstances. We strive to serve families equally, regardless of what their financial situation is. That's something that my mentors, Larry and Diane Hughes, always prided themselves on — what they have instilled in me. To be able to help any family that comes through our door."

It is a great honor to have the opportunity to carry on where Mr. Maxton left off. He was a staple in the community of Du Quoin, and his legacy deserves to be remembered. Frank was named Rotarian of the year in 2000, Du Quoin's Citizen of the year in 2005, and upon his retirement, was awarded Du Quoin's highest honor by former Mayor John Rednour when he declared Oct. 27, 2012, as Frank Maxton Appreciation Day. Francis McCara “Frank” Maxton passed away on September 21, 2014 at the age of 80.


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Steps on How to Plan a Funeral

At a time of loss, it's important to have guidance and support. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you navigate the funeral planning process:


Reach out to the legal power of attorney for the deceased. This person will be able to guide you through the next steps.


Choose a funeral home that is dedicated to helping you and your family. Don't be afraid to shop around and find the best fit for you.


Decide on the best form of disposition for your family. This could be cremation or burial, and it's important to understand all your options and ask any questions you may have.


Plan a funeral service that honors your loved one and provides comfort for your family. Our team is here to help you create a meaningful celebration of life.


Find the perfect location for the funeral service. Whether it's a traditional funeral home, a church, or another venue, we can help you select the right place to hold the service.

If you are ready to get started visit the following link to let us assist your family: Let Us Help

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