Why Independent Ownership Matters

You may not realize that many of the funeral homes in Denver are not locally owned, but operated by huge chains and multinational conglomerates. Because we are family owned you have more choices and the highest level of personal care.

Here is a glimpse into who owns the major funeral homes in our community:

Corporate Ownership…

SCI Group

Service Corporation International (SCI) in Houston Texas is the world’s largest funeral/crematory conglomerate chain and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. SCI Group owns the following local funeral homes:

  • Olinger Funeral Homes
  • Crown Hill Mortuary & Cemetery
  • Highland Mortuary & Cemetery
  • Chapel Hill Mortuary & Cemetery
  • Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services
  • Trevino Mortuary
  • Moore Howard Chapel
  • Neptune Society
  • National Cremation Society
Valerie Horan and John J. Horan
Valerie Horan and John J. Horan

In loving memory of
John T. "Jack" Horan, 1929 - 2010 and
Joseph P. McConaty, 1919 - 2001

Jack T. Horan

Newcomer Funeral Homes & Crematories:

This Kansas-based company is part of a chain of funeral homes. The owner of these funeral homes is not a local resident, but lives in Kansas. Newcomer owns the following Denver area funeral homes:

  • Newcomer Funeral Home West Metro Chapel in Lakewood
  • Newcomer Funeral Home East Metro Chapel in Aurora

Our family has been in Denver for over 100 years and Horan & McConaty is proud to remain independently owned. We have cared for over 100,000 Denver residents since 1890, and we offer the level of compassionate care only a family can provide. We are accountable to you and your family—not to stockholders and investors.

During your difficult time of need, choose a family company you can trust. Choose Horan & McConaty.

Member by invitation from Selected Independent Funeral Homes® and
Honored Recipient, Colorado Ethics in Business Award