What to Expect
While it’s true that most people do not know what to do when a death has occurred, we believe this to be due to the simple fact that death comes into our lives less often than it did for our ancestors. After all, average life spans are significantly longer today, and our medical services vastly improved.
But there’s a downside too; we can be ill-prepared to deal with a death of a loved one. Death can be expected, and due to a terminal illness, or old age and declining health; or sudden and completely unexpected. Either way, the death of someone you love can leave you feeling lost, alone, and unsure where to turn for guidance.
This area of our website will guide you in the right direction. However, if you have any questions or simply wish to speak to one of our Funeral Directors to share your story and explore your options, please contact us.
When You Meet with the Funeral Home
Within the first 24 hours of your loved one's passing, you will need to meet with a funeral home to begin the final arrangements. This page will help you prepare for our conversation.
The First Decision - Burial or Cremation
This is an important decision and the foundation of all else which follows: the ceremony as well as the safekeeping of your loved one's remains. Here's some information you'll need.
Selecting the Right Products
Once you've made the vital decision regarding burial or cremation for your loved one, you need to choose the products involved with your choice. These guidelines can help.
Planning the Details of the Funeral Service
The funeral or memorial service is an important step toward healing hearts and beginning the process of mending the rip in the social fabric that exists after someone dies.
What to Expect After the Service
For us, the fundamentals of excellence apply in all we do for families. This means the care we'll provide your family won't end until all details are handled. Learn how our aftercare staff can support you in the resolution of your loved one's affairs.