What services do funeral homes usually offer?

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The following are some of the services funeral homes may offer:
  • Providing facilities for memorial service or funeral
  • Dealing with necessary paperwork to enable burial or cremation
  • Providing information to family and friends
  • Placing obituaries in newspapers
  • Setting up a catered meal at another location following the funeral
  • Arranging special musical requests
  • Ordering and caring for floral tributes on behalf of family and friends
  • Accepting donations for named charities
  • Arranging for vehicles and staff for funeral and graveside services
  • Making arrangements for transfer of remains for funeral and burial services
  • Recording donations received
  • Keeping record of persons who attended any funeral or memorial service at the funeral home.

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