The Final Farewell Project
Serving Families throughout Northern Ohio with assistance for final expenses after the loss of a loved one.
The Final Farewell is committed to serving those in need without regard to race, religion, circumstances of their passing or financial means, and those who are unable to receive assistance from other sources.
“To do what ought to be done but would not have been done unless I did it, I thought to be my duty.” -Robert Morrison
Board of Directors
Honorable Susan Baker Ross President
Tamara Cummings Vice President
Paulina Twiggs; Treasurer
Amber Slaughter Secretary
Christina Shaw Stow City Council
Dr. N.J. Akbar Vice President Akron City Board of Education
Honorable Judge Ron Cable
Community Advisory Board
Jerry Craig; Summit Co. ADM Board
Don Walters; Mayor, Cuyahoga Falls
Margo Sommerville; Akron City Council President/Sommerville Funeral Home
Nathanael Billow; Billow's Funeral Homes
Steve Shoemaker; Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home
Brenda Ryan; President, Keys to Serenity
Tugg Massa; President, Akron Say No To Dope
Jared Sherman; Co-Founder The Final Farewell Project/Community Organizer/Alum Phi Delta Theta Univ. of Akron
Manuel Halkias; Co-Founder
Dorene Sherman MA.
The Final Farewell Project receives $5,000 grant from the
Akron Community Foundation
Community Response Fund for those impacted by COVID-19
Click on our Events and News tab to learn more about the grantand how to qualify for assistance.