When you think about funeral homes in Surprise, AZ, you might picture a traditional funeral with a casket, a visitation, and a burial service. But funeral homes actually do a lot more than you might think. There are options involved today and cremation is definitely one of them. Cremations can be done through crematories, of course, but funeral homes can help with them as well. And, if you think about it, you get a lot more with a funeral home than you do with outside options. Here are a few ways a funeral home can be a big help with a cremation:
Organize The Paperwork
If you haven’t had to deal with a family death before, or at least you haven’t been in charge of the process in the past, you don’t really know what to do. You’ll need a death certificate and there are other things that need to get lined up as well. The funeral home knows just what to do, just what to ask, and just what needs to go where. You’ll get the paperwork you need without any worries.
Offer Service Options
Just because you have decided to go with cremation doesn’t mean you are done with your loved one’s services after that portion is complete. You are welcome to have any kind of memorial service you’d like after the cremation and the funeral home can help. All you have to do is make the decisions for your loved one and your family and the funeral home will put those things into action. Once you know what you want, they can implement your plan so you don’t have as much to do.
Your funeral home has been through a lot more services than you have been. They deal with different families and personalities each and every day. They can give you ideas as to how you might want to handle certain situations or they can brainstorm with you for things that might please your loved one. You want to honor your loved one’s memory in a unique, fitting way. The funeral home will get to know you (and your loved one through you) so they can offer ideas based on their past experiences and knowledge on various final services.
When you’re ready to talk to a Surprise, AZ funeral home, contact the experts at Thompson Funeral Chapel by calling (623) 932-1780. We’re here to answer your questions about cremation and help you in any way we can. You’ll find that we’re professional and compassionate at all times. We want to help you honor your loved one in the way you see fit and we’ll offer you ideas and suggestions until you find that fit. We’re located at 926 S Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85338 and when you call, you can make an appointment to visit with our funeral director in person. We can go over package options and other details to help you figure out the right move for your family.