Funeral Services in Modesto & Ceres, CA | Franklin & Downs Funeral Home
Franklin & Downs Funeral Home McHenry Chapel and cremations in Modesto, and Ceres CA

Funeral Services - Modesto & Ceres, CA

Our friendly and professional staff is dedicated to providing your loved one with a memorable funeral service in Modesto and Ceres, CA. With years of experience, our licensed funeral directors can help guide you with ease.

Testimonials

First, I never thought I would be writing a review for a funeral home however we lost our baby sister very sudden.

I know it has only been a week since we used your services for my sisters Memorial but I did not want one more day go by without taking the time to 'Thank You' from our entire family! You all went above and beyond what we ever expected. Dave was our funeral director, It was a very difficult time for all of us, but he did such a wonderful job in listening, showing compassion, sympathy and follow through. In our hearts he went above and beyond what I could have ever imagined. Thank you so much for the caring and professional way you handled it to the very end. We can't thank you enough how you made our sisters memorial service so special! God bless you all.
Everyone went beyond the call of duty; my family owes the staff (especially Dave) a debt of gratitude. We were all treated like family during this difficult time, making it more bearable. When a family is going through one of life’s major traumas, what they want most is to feel cared for. Franklin & Downs Funeral McHenry Chapel had the patience and helpfulness of their staff members and the fact that the funeral director (DAVE) took the time to listen and understand our needs.

On behalf of our entire family, I want to thank you and everyone at Franklin & Downs Funeral Home – McHenry Chapel for the caring and professional way you handled the services for our baby sister. It was a very difficult situation for us, and we are still struggling in dealing with our loss, but you and your staff did an exemplary job in working with us through this traumatic time.

Again, I can't say 'thank you' enough to Franklin and Downs for walking us through this painful experience. If it was possible to give a 10 star review rating I would do so.

Debbie Schletter
02/02/2022

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Our History

Our firm was founded by Lew Franklin Sr. and Saxon Downs in 1946. In 1972, Lew Franklin, Jr. and LeRoy J. Hart partnered to provide services to the surrounding Modesto Community. In the late 70s, Franklin & Downs acquired the McHenry and Ceres locations. The Colonial Chapel was built in 1887 by George Perly Stone, a local banker; the home was his primary residence for over 30 years.

Contact Us

Franklin & Downs Funeral Home McHenry Chapel
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1050 McHenry Ave
| Modesto, CA 95350
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Tel: 209-529-5723
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Franklin & Downs Funeral Home Ceres Chapel
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2561 5th Street
| Ceres, CA 95307
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Tel: 209-537-4711
| Directions

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