Eternal Rest Funeral Home

Stephany Hitchcock

Let Us Help Ease The Pain

Losing a loved one can be a very painful time. There are many things that need to be prepared and arranged in order to lay your loved one to rest. Let us help take some of the pain and weight off your shoulders by helping you step- by- step with the arrangements. Losing a loved on is hard enough and planning the funeral can be difficult, we will not let you do it alone.

What to Consider

There are many things to consider when laying a loved one to rest. If you and your family are religious, there is most likely a ceremony, ritual, rites, or practices that you may follow (Leming, & Dickinson, 2011). Many people become overwhelmed with everything that it takes to plan a funeral/ ceremony. They are grief stricken, and feel like they do not know what they need to do to prepare everything. These hurdles can feel like a weight on a persons shoulders, and make them feel a little overwhelmed. Questions that you may want to think about are, did they want a religious burial/ ceremony. Does the person want to be buried or cremated? Do they want to be placed in the ground or a mausoleum? Will it be on an open or closed casket? Who do you want or did they want to speak at the funeral. What type of music/ memorabilia will be used. There are many things that need to be considered when planning to lay a loved one to rest. Most challenges people face when planning a funeral/ ceremony is where the person should be laid to rest. If they already have a plate picked out then there is no question. People contemplate on where the person would have wanted to be buried (Leming, & Dickinson, 2011). They take into consideration as to where they live, where they are from, will family and friends be close by to visit the site. Will they need a plate that will allow someone else to be buried nest to them.We are here to help guide and answer any questions that you may have. We are also here to support you and help make this experience as easy as possible.
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Contact

Contact our Funeral Director with anymore questions that you may have or to set up with an appointment.

Office Hours
(123) 456-7890
Mon: 9am- 9pm
Tues: 9am-9pm
Wed: 9am-9m
Thurs: 9am-9pm
Fri: 7am-10pm
Sat: 7am-10pm
Sun: Available on request

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