A loved one's passing often leaves us feeling adrift. While most elect to hold some type of memorial service, the breadth of options available can be overwhelming. We want to make it easier. We are here to help you create a service that befits the life of your loved one. This section contains useful information about funeral options, what to do when death occurs, information on writing an obituary, and recommended funeral etiquette.
Whether a death is sudden or expected, the loss of a loved one is indescribable. When you are in a heightened emotional state, even the most basic decisions can seem staggering. This section seeks to guide you through the immediate hours following a passing.
The type of service that you choose should reflect your loved one's personality. It is a Celebration of their life, a time for people to gather and share in the loss and express their grief, sympathy and love. At the funeral home we will sit down with you and provide you with all of the different types of services and products that are available to you. Whether your choice is a traditional service with visiting, a chapel or church service, a small gathering of just family, burial or cremation, we will be there to provide all of the options. It is important to us that we accommodate every reasonable request our families have.
Giving a meaningful, moving eulogy can be a nerve-wracking situation for even the most accomplished public speaker, but it need not be. This guide will provide you with the information you need to strike the right balance of emotion and lightheartedness.
Like everything in society, funeral etiquette has evolved over time. While common sense is your best guide, here are a few dos and don'ts of funeral etiquette.