Our Story

Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.

At Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home-Westland it has been a privilege and an honor to service Southeast Michigan for over 40 years. It is our desire that our services support you at your time of need, help guide your family through the difficult time and help to make your memories of your loved one more meaningful.

For your convenience, we offer a wide range of services.  Our experienced staff is available to assist you whether it is helping with pre-need arrangements, at-need arrangements, transferring remains domestic and international or caring for your loved ones.  We always convey a personal touch to meet your family's requests.

We hope that you will find the information provided throughout our web site to be helpful in making educated decisions during this difficult time.  Please contact us if we can assist you in any way.

Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home - Westland is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, as well as several other professional organizations. We hold ourselves to high standards of conduct and adhere to the NFDA Code of Ethics.

Why Us?

In a nutshell? Experience, professionalism, compassion, and empathy.

Why Us?

We've learned a lot over many years. Like how to present options without overwhelming. And how to meet the needs of many caring parties. People come to us in difficult times, and we respond kindness, calmness and expertise. Our goal is to create a beautiful occasion and make you feel welcome, always. We spend our days planning with families. We stay up to date with industry developments. And we make hard times a little easier.

Learn the legacy.

Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home - Westland was established years ago, and serving families has always been our focus. We take pride in being able to guide people through some of their most difficult days. We take pride in maintaining a setting that allows people to find solace. Celebrating life is our mission. That’s never changed. And with pride, it never will.

Who We Are

Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.

Vivian S. McClary

Vivian S. McClary

In Memory of 1938 - 2011
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Gregory B.  McClary-CFSP

Gregory B. McClary-CFSP

President-Lic. Funeral Director-Manager
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Denelda Dawkins

Denelda Dawkins

Vice-President
Lena  Nichols

Lena Nichols

Family Services Attendant -Admin Staff
Leon  Stevenson

Leon Stevenson

Family Services Attendant
Marjorie Newson

Marjorie Newson

Family Services Assistant
Darnetta Leak

Darnetta Leak

Family Services Assistant
Karen Christon

Karen Christon

Family Services Assistant
Denise Jones

Denise Jones

Family Services Assistant

Our location.

Learn exactly where we are, plus how and when to arrive.