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There are three licensed funeral directors to serve you at Congo Funeral Home: Ernest M. "Sammy" Congo, Cheris D. Congo, and our latest licensee and son, Ernest "Trippi" Congo, II. We are also licensed in Maryland to service the needs of Maryland residents. We are blessed with a team of professional funeral home staff that shows care, compassion, and attention to every detail. We are available to serve you 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Please feel free to call us at any time for any questions or information you may need.

Our two beautiful facilities are air-conditioned for your comfort, handicapped-accessible, and have off-street parking for your safety and convenience. Our Market Street facility has a seating capacity for up to 300 people; our Gray Avenue facility seats 150.  Inside each of our facilities are chapels and a private lounge for the family. Exclusively at our Market Street location is a lower lounge with a closed circuit television to view the funeral. This lounge can also be utilized for repast and fellowship following a funeral.

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Our beautiful fleet of white vehicles includes six limousines, five hearses, four sport utility escort cars, and a white stretch limousine.

PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

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In 2005, Sammy, Cheris & Trippi Congo were proud to participate in the the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Pursuit of Excellence Eagle Award competition. 

This award honors seleted funeral homes for their outstanding service to families, community involvement, technical abilities, and professional integrity. The award requires a funeral home to meet strict quality service standards in nine (9) different categories of achievement. Congo Funeral Home is proud to have met these criteria and to have received this award during the October 2005 NFDA convention held in Nashville, Tennesee.

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Sammy, Cheris, and Trippi Congo
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