Dover, Ohio: Famous Endings

Over 2,000 items of funeral memorabilia, including mourning vests worn at the funeral of President Garfield and the bill for the funeral of Elvis Presley's mom.

Toland-Herzig Funeral Home

803 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, OH
Inside the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home.
M-F 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donation $5.
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Famous Endings

Be sure to ask for a tour from the owner!

[Jennifer Kefer, 12/01/2020]

The Famous Endings collection is the personal obsession of John Herzig, funeral director.

Funeral memorabilia.

Famous Endings

John Herzig's Famous Endings is the largest collection of famous funeral memorabilia. It has been featured in Ripley's. It is located at the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home in Dover.

[Linda Ridgeway, 10/20/2008]

A lot of the collection is comprised of programs, prayer cards, memorial folders, photos, and there are some quirky memorial souvenirs, such as the futuristic flashlight handed out at the services for James "Scotty" Doohan, and a Rodney Dangerfield cartoon cookie. Dec. 2020: Photo added.

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In the region:
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