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About Us

The Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Difference

Our Purpose

Since 1959, we have been honored to deliver healing experiences to the Lake County community. We exist to serve the unique needs of every family. Learn our story. Lean on us. And let our expertise lead you through the best experience possible.

Words we live by
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
respect
empathy
honor
patience
comfort
integrity
collaborative
serenity
attention to every detail
support
courage
healing experiences
professionalism
experience
compassion
accountability
knowledge
calm
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
calm
knowledge
accountability
compassion
experience
professionalism
healing experiences
courage
support
attention to every detail
serenity
collaborative
integrity
comfort
patience
honor
empathy
respect
Our Family is here for yours

Our pledge

What we stand for

We’re here to give you care and comfort as we help guide you through the planning journey.

Care
We treat you and your loved one as if you were our part of our own family, providing the support and serenity you need.
Comfort
We go the extra mile to ensure that families are given the compassion they so desperately need during this time.
Plan
We are your trusted guide in times of immediate need, as well as when you're ready to make plans for the future.
History & Staff

Our Story

Learn the legacy

We've learned a lot about caring for families over the years. We realize that we aren't just caring for a loved one, but the entire family. People come to us during their most difficult times, and we respond with kindness, understanding and expertise. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home as we work with them to create a memorable service in honor of a beautiful life.

Our beginnings

Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations has been serving the Tavares community since 1959.

Devoted to the Tarvares community

Hermon Steverson, Verdual Hamlin and Art Hilbish devoted themselves to their community. Our staff has continued with the tradition of providing care and comfort to families during their time of loss.

Dedication, compassion & experience

We have built a reputation for excellence and are committed to creating a unique personalized experience for every individual. We value the importance of small details and assist each family with their needs and their preferences.  Whether it is a simple service that you desire or the most elaborate arrangement, we work diligently to create a service that is unique and personalized.

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Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish by the numbers

15K+

Legacies Honored

63

Years in Business

800K+

Moments Remembered

Our team

Meet our amazing staff

We're members of the local community who have many years of experience caring for families from all backgrounds and all walks of life. Families know they can count on us to provide them the comfort they need when they need it most.

Locations

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Our Locations
Why Us

We illuminate paths to peace with personalized ceremonies and memorial tributes that honor your loved one.

Memorable Tributes
Full-Service Arrangements
We proudly provide both funeral and cemetery arrangements to make the process seamless and customized to your needs.
Online Funerals
We've adapted our services to make it easier for friends and family to participate from home. Please call us at (352) 508-1665 talk through your options.
24/7/365 Care
For generations we have stood by our commitment to caring for our community. We're here for you anytime you need us.
Virtual Appointments
All arrangements can now be made remotely. We'll work together however you feel comfortable, whether it's by phone, video conference or email.
Testimonials

What Families Are Saying

Real Stories from Real People

My son-in-law and I have nothing but praise for the staff here. they were very helpful in everything that needed to be done for my daughter/his wife. Thank you again for making everything as easy as it could be during our time of sorrow.

Karen Lockamy 5 stars

Thank you and the staff for all that you did to make or day, the way we wanted it to be🙏🙏🙏 Sincerely, Tammy Jamieson

Tammy Jamieson 5 stars

I just want to say thank you to Matt. You went above and beyond to help our family, in our time of grief. Thank you so very much for making it possible for us to see our Brother, he meant the world to us. I think you saw that in us. So I’m very grateful that you made that happen for us. Sincerely, Tammy Jamieson

Tammy Jamieson 5 stars

Prompt, empathetic, efficient service with the same people each time. Especially with challenges such as getting the doctor to sign off on the death certificate. Most memorable was the willingness to hunt down the delinquent Dr. B.

Laurie N. 5 stars

We have attended several funerals/viewings here for residents who have passed, and have been very impressed with the facility, the kindness and professional courtesy of the staff, and the presentation of the services. We hear from our families that Steverson Hamlin & Hilbish makes things as easy for them as possible during a difficult time.

Osprey L. 5 stars

Steverson Hamlin & Hilbish are truly caring and compassionate. Any questions I had were thoroughly answered. The viewing, and care/preparation were excellent. This is somewhere I would highly recommend.

Sharon B 5 stars
Careers

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We're hiring

We offer a healthy work/life balance and invite ideas and innovation. Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals & Cremations is where our team members' purpose and passion unite.

Why Plan Ahead?

Plan for the future, today.
By planning your funeral, you can make sure your life is celebrated the way you want, and give your loved ones the peace-of-mind they need when the time comes.
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