Welcome to Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service

At Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service our professional staff prides itself on our commitment to you. For over 100 years we have been serving families in Sebring, Salem and surrounding communities. It has been our privilege to stand beside you in the past and we look forward to continuing to provide comfort and compassion to you and yours for years to come. 

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Our Locations
Serving Sebring & Salem & Surrounding Areas

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Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home and Cremation
126 W Vermont Ave
| Sebring, OH 44672
Tel: 1-330-938-2526
| Fax: 1-330-938-2111
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Brown Funeral Home & Cremation
510 Jennings Avenue
| Salem, OH 44460
Tel: 1-330-337-6363
| Fax: 1-330-938-2111

What Our Families are Saying...

We value the opinions of the families we have had the privilege to serve and those we are able to help in your time of need. We strive to provide the best service and want to hear from you so we know how we did! Please let us know below.  Thank you for allowing us to serve you.

I can not say enough about just how nice you did everything. You did it in such a way it seemed like I had told you what to do, but I didn't. You made the day a perfect day. Rev. Bruce played a big part in also making the day wonderful.

Nancy Windon
August 24, 2020

The services from Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home were very appreciated. Everyone was caring and sympathetic. Their professional knowledge is top-notch. Much thanks to all for their help. We want to especially thank Sam, he was very good with explaining everything.

Deyarmon Family
August 24, 2020

Our family has all made remarks to each other how we felt the funeral services at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home were above and beyond our expectations. All of the staff were very helpful and considerate.

Glenna Russell
April 24, 2020

As a minister in the community who has lived in other states and worked with many funeral directors - the staff here is by far one of the best I’ve ever worked alongside. Phenomenal people with caring hearts, knowledgeable & give back much to our local communities.

Pastor Mike Harshman
April 18, 2020

Our family truly appreciated the sensitivity and compassion of the entire staff at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home.

April 8, 2020

I used Brown Funeral Services when my husband passed in 2006. They were so kind and compassionate to me and my Family. I would recommend them very highly!! They are Very caring people!!

Sandra Snedeker Macolino
December 10, 2019

We have experienced in Sebring how they plan activities for the communities bringing everyone together! Honoring our Veterans with a breakfast every year! Also comforting families in they're grief lost of loved ones with different programs! ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

Ruth Martin Sweitzer
November 24, 2019

I was very pleased with your services; everything was done wonderfully. You explained your services to my understanding and everything was very clean and neat.

Laurie Fisher
March 22, 2019

Thank you for your personal and professional service in guiding us through the process of arranging for my dad's funeral. Your care and attention helped to make a very sad time a little more bearable.

Bennett Family
March 1, 2019

The attention to detail provided by this funeral home and their staff is second to none. They make the funeral planning process seamless for families. They think of everything! I highly recommend them and will definitely be using them again!

Kelly King
February 19, 2019

We have had to use their services twice in 13 months. Very considerate and kind. No pressure or trying to upsell. Friendly and compassionate. They take the time to care and go the extra mile which means so much because we are trying to process our grief.

Susan Ackerman
February 4, 2019

The service was such a good experience for us even at this difficult time, and each of our family members mentioned that you created such a caring, family atmosphere. We would recommend you anytime! Carole Mathey

Don Mathey family
September 21, 2017

I just wanted to tell you that in the past few years my opinion of Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home ( now Gednetz-Ruzek-Bown and Brown Funeral Homes) has greatly improved. Actually, I'd have to say that your quality of work is terrific! I just wanted to give a thumbs-up.

Peggy Christy
January 31, 2017

Everything was perfect! Thank you so much.

Peggy Speck
September 28, 2015

Amazing!! They help you with EVERYTHING. We could not have asked for better people or better service. They are honest, up front and answer questions truthfully. My family and I cannot thank them enough for all they helped us with.

Sherry Russell
May 11, 2015

Great people. Everyone was very helpful and was always there to talk to us.

Tim and Joyce Vizzuso
January 16, 2015

They are the nicest people you will ever meet especially at the time of your loss of your loved one

Fred Korosy
November 24, 2014

I want to thank you on behalf of Mike's family, Mike and me for the extraordinary support and services provided on behalf of Mike's passing and burial. You carried on a tradition of top quality service and care from the funeral home that has forever been a apart of Sebring. t means a lot to not have to worry about anything and to know it will all be done to high standards.

Yoder Family
August 8, 2014

Thank you for helping to make the memory of our mother Dorothy a good one. You did a beautiful job.

Dale, Jean and Families
December 30, 2013

Gednetz-Ruzek will make you feel like family. They are compassionate, sensitive and detail oriented. They are very open to meeting your special needs and/or requests. Thanks for making a mournful event...memorable.

Amy Nezbeth Wallace
October 18, 2013

I can not say enough about just how nice you did everything. You did it in such a way it seemed like I had told you what to do, but I didn't. You made the day a perfect day. Rev. Bruce played a big part in also making the day wonderful.

Nancy Windon

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