A funeral is a time when families are experiencing great sadness at the passing of a loved one. This is a time when the services of a compassionate funeral director and home are especially needed and appreciated. For those few days when the deceased loved one is at rest in the funeral home, family, friends and relatives can pay their last respects and celebrate a life well lived and loved. This is a time when everyone remembers the special character and goodness the deceased portrayed to everyone during his/her lifetime.
Everyone doesn’t want the same kind of funeral. This is when the funeral director assists the person planning the funeral with decisions that must be made. The type of casket, the style of clothing whether a gown or a suit, the color the loved one loved, what items will be left in the casket by children, and so much more. Flowers will need to be ordered, a certain hairstyle with makeup applied just the way it was in life. The funeral director has handled so many funerals and understands the way families feel when trying to do the best for their relative.
When veterans pass away, the director will see to proper Veteran services in Clinton MD. The funeral home can help with making the arrangements for the veteran to be buried in one of the 131 national cemeteries. He/She will see to the burial eligibility in a national cemetery closest to the deceased family members. The director also ensures the veteran receives military honors at the grave site and family receives final social security benefit. Families of the deceased veteran can also be directed to a bereavement center for help with dealing with grief. No one has to feel as though they’re all alone handling their grief.
Many people are choosing not to be buried and are planning on being cremated. Whether cremation is a choice you may be looking into, a one or two day viewing can still be chosen so that relatives can pay last respects. If not, a memorial service can be held celebrating, dignifying and honoring one so missed by friends, relatives and acquaintances. A religious ceremony, a ceremony with happy music, classical or opera playing in the background can also be arranged. Your local funeral director is quietly standing by to assist in the arrangements you want. Browse the site for more information.