If you know anything about cremation, you probably know it can be done in a number of locations. You can contact an online venue to have a cremation done, though it’s always best to be able to visit with the provider in person. You can also go straight to a crematory that specializes in cremations only. And, most funeral homes in Surprise, AZ also have cremation as one of their services along with traditional burials and other options. So why should you go with a funeral home over the other options? Here are just a few reasons:
Service Options Are Plentiful
If you go with an online service, you honestly don’t know what you’re getting. If you get a service from a crematory, you get the cremation done, but that’s as far as the services go. With a funeral home, you can get cremation, of course, but you have options for other services as well. You don’t have to take those options, if you choose not to, but it’s nice to have them there in case you want to do something else besides just the cremation. You could, for example, have a visitation prior to cremation, or a memorial service after.
Staff Is Compassionate
Dealing with the internet for a cremation seems cold and distant. When you contact a crematorium, you will also have limited staff presence. With a funeral home, however, you have the compassionate staff by your side for the whole process. You can meet with the staff members and even the funeral director face to face and call them by phone any time you have a question. You get the compassionate treatment you need and deserve during this difficult time. The people who work at funeral homes know grief and they know just what you need to get you to the other side of the hardship.
Online services aren’t places you can visit. While you may be able to stop by the crematory, there aren’t rooms for services or much else. A funeral home is a full service location that can do the cremation, offer you room for a memorial service, give you space for a family visitation, or just allow you a place to visit with the staff regarding the arrangements.
If you need to organize a cremation, Surprise, AZ funeral homes deserve serious consideration. You have a lot more options with a funeral home, whether you decide to go with them or not, it’s nice to have them there just in case. With the compassionate staff on hand, you won’t feel like you are making the wrong decisions. When you’re ready to look into options, contact Thompson Funeral Chapel by calling (623) 932-1780 to set up a time to speak with our funeral director. Our location is 926 S Litchfield Rd, Goodyear, AZ 85338 and we’re happy to have you stop by and see the space we have for memorial services and other elements. We’re here for you, whatever you need, during this difficult time.