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EarHustle411 Black-Owned Spotlight: Congratulates Gatling’s Chapel, Inc. On 30 Years Of Serving The Chicago Community

It takes a special kind of person to serve the community but in an industry like mortuary services, the field requires one to be compassionate to handle the burial or cremation of a loved ones remains.  Gatling’s Chapel, Inc, a black-owned business has been serving the Chicago community for 30 years.

The organization owned by Lafayette and Marguerite Gatling, Sr., has been one of the most sought after establishments to utilize for services by countless families.  At a time when the City of Chicago is faced with a huge amount of gun violence resulting in deaths, the Gatling’s Chapel, Inc. has opened their doors and hearts and has not let money be the reason why a family’s loved one cannot have a proper burial.

Mr. Gatling, Sr.  provides each and every family that he services with a bible to give the bereaved family something to lean upon during their time of grief.  It may not seem like much but those who believe knows that it’s a book that will get you through any situation good or bad.



photo credit: Gatling’s Chapel, Inc.

Gatling’s Chapel, Inc. designed and built by Lafayette Gatling, Sr.is located at 10133 South Halsted Street in Chicago, Illinois. The Gatling’s Chapel, Inc., employs more than 100 people who all contribute to completing the mission and vision of the organization.  The company holds an average of 2.000 services per year according to its website and is reportedly the largest single black owned funeral home on the United States.

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photo credit: John Brecher / NBC News

EarHustle411 congratulates Gatling’s Chapel, Inc. on a phenomenal 30 years in business.  We salute you for your compassion, commitment and service as you assist those who grieving and helping them have cherished memories of their loved ones who have gone on to glory.  We pray God’s blessings upon you, your organization and your families.



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