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The William F. Spencer Funeral Service was established in 1896. At that time, most funerals were held in the home of the deceased. We were the owners of two hearses and four horses that were used on all funerals.

Times have certainly changed since our 19th Century beginnings. However, our service to the people of Greater Boston remains as professional, reliable and dignified as it was when we first opened our doors in 1896.

We remain ready to serve your family in your time of need, as we've done for generations of families in the Boston area.  Please feel free to call us at any time, any day of the week, for immediate assistance.   Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

Send Flowers
View Obituaries

Directly order flowers, view and sign the condolences book, share memories and more to celebrate lives of those dearly missed.

Grief Support
Grief Support

Helpful resources to guide you through the loss of a loved one.


Take a few moments to express your wishes now and help to ease the burden on your loved ones.

Frequent questions
Frequent Questions

A collection of answers to questions that people often have when arranging for a funeral.

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