The Korkoians - Funeral Home

The Edward B. Korkoian Funeral Home (Spiller-Spitler Chapel) was founded in 1949 by Edward B. Korkoian. He started his business at the Perry Funeral Home in Detroit. In 1952, he purchased the Sevald-McCarthy Funeral Home. Then in 1968, he purchased the Severance Funeral Home and changed the name to the Colonial Chapel-Edward Korkoian Funeral Home.

His son, Edward H. Korkoian joined his father and became a licensed funeral director in 1972. Upon retiring in 1986, Edward B. Korkoian moved to Clearwater, Florida and was licensed in both the states of Florida and Michigan until his passing in 1999.

Edward H. Korkoian purchased the Spiller-Spitler Chapel in 1985 and incorporated the Edward Korkoian Funeral Home, Inc. dba Spiller-Spitler Chapel. His son Christopher started working in the family business in 1995 and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1999.

 

The Edward Korkoian Funeral Home (Spiller-Spitler Chapel) has provided caring and dedicated service for 63 years with a combined 101 years of experience of its staff of Funeral Directors.

The Spiller-Spitler Chapel has been serving the Royal Oak and surrounding communities for over 82 years.

Korkoian Funeral Home

 

Managing Director:

 

Edward H. Korkoian
Graduate of Wayne State University
School of Mortuary Science in 1972
Licensed by State of Michigan: 1972 to present
Disaster Training Task Force: 1982

Licensed Director:

 

Christopher E. Korkoian
Graduate of Michigan State University
School of Communication Arts and Sciences in 1994
Graduate of Wayne State University
School of Mortuary Science in 1997
Licensed by the State of Michigan: 1999 to present

Secretary/Treasurer:

 

Yvonne M. Korkoian
Graduate of Wayne State University in 1964
Bachelors of Science in Education

Founding Funeral Director:

 

Edward B. Korkoian (1916-1999)
Graduate of Wayne State University
School of Mortuary Science in 1949
Licensed by the State of Michigan: 1949 to 1999
Licensed by the State of Florida: 1986 to 1999