What is a funeral?
A funeral service provides the opportunity for family and friends to celebrate the life that was lived and allows the healing process to begin.
Can I personalize my funeral service?
Yes. We encourage families to personalize services in a variety of ways.
Why should we have a public viewing?
A viewing for a loved one may serve as a lasting memory of that person's life and help family and friends find a sense of comfort and peace. It also provides an appropriate and timely opportunity for family and friends to express their condolences.
What should I do if the death occurs in the middle of the night or on the weekend?
We are always available. Call us at any time, day or night.
What is the purpose of embalming?
Embalming disinfects, temporarily preserves and restores to an acceptable physical appearance. In view of America's highly mobile society embalming permits family and friends to travel great distances, often several days after a death to attend the funeral ceremony.
Is cremation a substitute for a funeral?
No, cremation is a form of final disposition. Funeral or memorial services can still be held.
Can I have a visitation period and a funeral service if cremation is chosen?