Welcome to Don Catchen and Son Funeral Home, where we proudly serve the Elsmere community.  We take pride in serving your family’s funeral needs with compassion and respect.  

Please feel free to browse our pages to learn more about pre-planning a funeral and grief support, as well as the traditional funeral and cremation services that we have to offer.  If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at anytime, we are available by phone or e-mail, or drop by the office in person.  We are always here to help.

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Effective December 14, 2020

All Requirements are back to the May 20th requirements

May 16, 2020, Effective May 20th ; Visitations and Funerals are limited to 33% of your buildings occupancy capacity; excluding officiants, clergy, and staff, while maintaining social distance of six (6) feet for attendees. If you cannot maintain the six feet requirement, you must reduce your occupancy capacity until the six feet requirement can be obtained. Attendees at outdoor services must maintain the six feet of social distance, if they are not of the same household. Attendees are, however, encouraged to stay in their vehicles. per the Governor, and CDC. Our Occupancy Level (Elsmere) = 395, Our Threshold at this Time is 130. per CDC.

April 3,2020, per the Governor and assoc for Funeral Directors, All Funeral Services,and Graveside Services are limited to only 10 people Max capacity. as previously listed Live Service can still be done. Please Practice as much social distancing as possible, and a normal way of life will be back soon

March 21, 2020

Funeral Director Assoc. of Ky. in conjunction with the Governor's Office, clarified that We should Limit Service to the Immediate family only, Visitation and Viewing are still able to be done. We are Live on Facebook for the Funeral Service, so that others may attend that way, and still be able to be stay in the Security of your home. Please look us up on Facebook at Don Catchen & Son Funeral Home.

March 18, 2020

Governor has announced all Funerals are limited to 10 people, We understand and will work to find Solutions to help family's the best we can, and conform to the Requirement set by the the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We have several Options Available, Further information can be obtained by calling us @ 859-342-4040

March 16, 2020

With the recent CDC requirements, we are currently working to find solutions to help aid in the restrictions on People attending Visitations and Funerals, Please talk with a Director on the best options available.