About Us


SHAWN E. WELLS, Graduated from American Academy McAllister Institute in 1997 with a Degree in Applied Science concentrated in Funeral Services. He has provided dignified funeral services and cremations to families throughout the Boroughs of New York State and the Washington, D.C. Metro Area for over 20 years. He received a solid reputation, professionalism, compassion from his Grandparents Matthew and Aretha Barrett of Matthew Barrett R.S. Saunders Funeral Home est. 1973 in New York .

At S.E. WELLS FUNERAL SERVICES, we understand that you need support and direct answers to your questions when a loved one passes, and we are here to guide you through the difficult time in your life. We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements.  You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one.  And we’ll carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time. We offer exceptional service in are a privately owned and operated funeral service. ‘We Will Care For Your Loved One As If We Are Caring For Our Own’. 

At S.E. WELLS FUNERAL SERVICES, our funeral service includes graveside services, traditional graveside service with a family viewing, and traditional church with a family viewing or chapel service with family viewing. These services remain the most traditional way to say goodbye to and honor a loved one in a special way and can help provide closure.

Our cremation includes basic cremation, private viewing with cremation to follow, cremation with a memorial service to follow or a traditional funeral with cremation to follow. These packages can also be tailored for veterans and liturgists, allowing you to honor a loved one who served in the armed forces or incorporate religious funeral rites unique to the faith that your loved one followed.

We know how important it is to honor a loved one in a unique way. For that reason, we also offer an array of add-on options to provide a special touch, including the playing of bagpipes by the graveside, a balloon or dove release, tribute videos, and more. No matter what type of service you choose, rest assured that we’ll help you celebrate the story of your loved one’s life and share it with others via your choice such as Social Media.

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