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First Steps: Funeral and Cremation Plans in Renovo, PA

 
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Taking the first steps to plan a funeral can feel like a hurdle to overcome. During this time of grief and loss, you need to create an opportunity for healing and grief support. Family and friends will gather together to honor the memory of the deceased. It’s your responsibility to design respectful, family-centered funeral and cremation plans in Renovo, PA.


Where should you start when you need to choose funeral services for a loved one? The most effective solution is to schedule an appointment with a trusted funeral director. Our team is here to provide the assistance you need for everything from burial to event planning and more. 


Step by Step: Cremation and Funeral Planning in Renovo, PA

 

Here is a general pathway you should follow when it’s time to prepare funeral services:

  1. Select a Funeral Home: Choosing local funeral services ensures that you have the support of a knowledgeable team. Our business has been serving the local community for years. You’re welcome to reach out to talk to our funeral director about available services. We can simplify the planning by walking you through the specific decisions that need to be addressed through this process.
  2. Compare Funeral Packages: One of the reasons you need to choose a full-service funeral home is because it gives you the opportunity to customize the event. We always take the time to explain the specific services and talk to you about the possibilities. By learning about the services, you can choose a plan that honors the memory of your loved one.
  3. Coordinate with Family: While the funeral is focused on the deceased, this event is more about the opportunity for friends and family to come together. How many people would you like to have at the event? Decide whether you prefer a small gathering with the closest family members or if it makes sense to book a large event. Make sure that you communicate details of the services with everyone who would like to participate.
  4. Treasure the Memories: Just because the funeral services are over doesn’t mean that your work is done. Many people like to choose keepsake items or special mementos that remind them of their memories. We can help with the selection of the perfect keepsakes if desired.

This general overview of the funeral planning process is always catered to the unique needs of each family. Ultimately, our goal is to understand your traditions and desires. We’ll then walk you through the specific details that will create the perfect funeral services for your needs. 


Event Planning and Final Resting Place

 

As you are talking to our staff about funeral and cremation plans in Renovo, PA, you’ll find that most decisions fall into two categories. We can help with both event planning and finalizing the person’s resting place. 

 

Event planning is centered around the time you will meet with friends and family. Options include traditional funeral services, as well as memorials, graveside services, and life celebrations. You can choose the venue, atmosphere, program, and more. We’ll help you 

determine the type of event you’d like. Then our team works tirelessly behind the scenes to finalize the event planning details. 


The other category is focused on caring for the remains of the deceased. Is there a specific method or location you would like to choose for laying them to rest? Options include cremation, which allows you flexibility since cremated ashes can be placed anywhere you desire. The other option is a burial, which requires that the remains are placed in a dedicated location, such as a cemetery.  


In addition to the selection of a final resting place, you’ll also need to consider specific products and services that support this service. For example, we can assist with a casket or urn purchase, transportation coordination, and more.  


Customized Services to Support Your Family

 

Our team knows that every family is unique, which is why we are proactive about customizing every event to match your needs. Do you require immediate care for an upcoming event? Then don’t delay the initial phone call – contact us as soon as possible to discuss available services.  


Additionally, our staff is happy to assist with preplanned funeral services. You can take the time that you need to consider available solutions, then finalize the details at your convenience. We’ll hold this information on file until it’s time to schedule the funeral in the future. Preplanning is often a preferred solution, so that family members aren’t left with the burden of finalizing funeral details after a loved one passes away. 


We’re here to help when you are ready to learn about funeral planning. Reach out to discuss your questions about funeral and cremation in Renovo, PA. We’ll gladly schedule a consultation at your convenience to coordinate quality funeral services to match your needs.  

 

Funeral & Cremation


Do cremation urns need to be sealed?

Most of our cremation urns do not need a sealant, but if you want to do so you may add a small bead of wood glue, caulk, or other adhesive around the edges of the urn opening. The easiest way to bring the ashes into an urn is generally to simply leave the remains in the plastic bag and set the bag in the urn. Learn More.

 

What not to say in funeral?

Try not to give comments that minimize the loss, such as "It's probably for the best, because he was suffering too much," or "I've been in your shoes myself." These will not provide comfort to the bereaved. Wait for the family to discuss the cause of death. Do not bring it up yourself. Learn More.

 

How do you get a veteran’s burial flag?

By completing VA Form 27-2008, Application for the United States Flag for Burial Purposes, you can apply for the flag. You could get a flag for every U.S. Post Office or district office of VA. The funeral director will usually assist you in obtaining the flag. Learn More.

   

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