History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

The Gene H. Corl Funeral Chapel Inc. has been serving area families with concern and professionalism since its establishment in 1961, by owners Gene H. Corl and his wife Elsie. His daughter, Cheryll Corl Atticks and her husband James E. Atticks joined the firm as licensed funeral directors in 1979. Gene H. Corl, passed away on August 19, 2015, but the Corl legacy lives on through his daughter and son in-law. 

The Gene H. Corl Funeral Chapel Inc. values it's reputation for providing the highest quality of professional services. Our Funeral Chapel is a place where the genuine care and comfort of our families is our highest mission. We are proud to carry on the Family Owned and Operated tradition of caring, personalized and dignified services to each family we serve.

The Gene H. Corl Funeral Chapel Inc. is a member of the Order of the Golden Rule, a professional organization of independently-owned and operated funeral homes. OGR is exclusive to funeral homes that adhere to the strictest standards of ethics and service. We are also members of the National Funeral Directors Association, Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and the Allegheny County Funeral Directors Association.


Our Valued Staff

James E.  Atticks

James E. Atticks, Supervisor/ Licensed Director


Cheryll Corl  Atticks

Cheryll Corl Atticks, Licensed Director


Gene H. Corl

Gene H. Corl, Founder

1933-2015
Founder and late owner/supervisor