Hillcrest-Flynn Pet Funeral Home and Crematory, which opened in December of 2006, and is believed to be the first pet funeral home and crematory located on the grounds of a human cemetery – America’s Cemetery in Hermitage, Pennsylvania. Hillcrest Memorial Park People and Pet Gardens offer a unique opportunity for burial with your pets as well as burial in the pets only garden.

Eighty-acre Hillcrest Memorial Park, established in 1935, is the site of the Avenue of 444 Flags and the War on Terror Veterans Memorial, which has received national and international recognition



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                                                                         Matthew Record, John Flynn


Our professional care begins with providing compassion and comfort to the families we serve.

Licensed Funeral Director John Flynn oversees the Hillcrest-Flynn Pet Funeral Home and Crematory. John is Supervisor and Owner of the John Flynn Funeral Home and Crematory located across the street at 2630 East State Street, Hermitage, PA.

Matthew Record is the director of Hillcrest-Flynn Pet Funeral Home & Crematory. Involved in the pet industries since the 80's, Matt has worked in many aspects of animal sheltering including animal control, grief counseling, kennel management and customer services.

John and Matthew are supported by a caring, professional staff.


Mission Statement


Our mission is to provide a full-spectrum of service and support to pet parents and their families in the care of their departed pets as would be provided to any member of a human family in the most timely, courteous and compassionate manner possible, as well as to raise the level of professionalism and standard of care within the pet after-life industry.

Code of Ethics

We strictly abide by the code of ethics established by the International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories.

Working under the auspices of a licensed human funeral director, we strive to attend to every deceased pet entrusted to our care with the same respect and dignity as provided to any other member of its human family.

To treat each deceased pet humanely and with the highest professional standards, values and ethical codes.

To attend to each and every detail of the pet parents’ needs providing support throughout the entire process and beyond.