Eternal Rest Funeral Home

Helping Families Connect, Honor & Remember

Unique as the Life Lived

There are so many great opportunities in life to show someone how much we love them. Such an opportunity is a funeral, memorial service or cremation. This event celebrates the choices that were made such as the relationship that you shared with them and the memories that will be honored in there name.
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Expectations and Arrangements

You will first meet with you funeral arranger and they will provide you with a general price list. They will guide you through the arrangement process all the while explaining hoe to honor your loved one's life. As hard as it will be to plan this, we need to hear your thoughts and ideas as well, we want to tailor this to your loved one and to your family so when can preserve the deceased memories.

Some of the things in this process are.....

* Preparing the death certificate

* Scheduling date, time and location

* Writing up the obituary notice

* Deciding if a casket, urn or other is needed

* Deciding on pallbearers

Please bring photo's as well or any memorabilia that can be added or incorporated into the memory of your loved one. Having these special things will help create a loving atmosphere for family and friends. Our funeral arranger can also help you personalize the service to honor your loved one.

Just a quick reminder when meeting with the funeral arranger you will need information for the decedent such as...

*Full legal name *Social Security Number *Date of birth *Place of birth *Recent Photograph *Address *Father's Name *Mother's maiden name just to name a few

Our staff is hear to answer any questions you may have in honoring your loved one and explain all the options that are available to you from Eternal Rest Funeral Home.

Burial or Cremation

One of the other main focuses will be to choose between cremation or burial. If by chance you’re loved one clarified their wishes to you or a family member, then it can be cared out exactly the way they wanted it. If by chance the deceased never clarified their wishes, it can be a tough decision to make for the family. Just know that we are here to help make the best decision for you and your loved one.

Once you have decided which route to choose, we will help in the selection of a casket or urn that best tailors to your decision and your loved one. Remember we are here to help you through this process, always feel free to ask us as many questions as you want. If by chance you choose cremation a decision will need to be made as to where the remains will be buried if in a cemetery, a mausoleum or family members home.

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Relgious Considerations

Rest assured when it comes time to choose a funeral home, we can cater to your own religious or ethnic group. Our funeral director is very knowledgeable and versed in many different cultures and religions. Some of the major religions that we cater to are the Roman Catholics, Baptists, Methodists, Protestants, Buddhists, Orthodox and the Jewish Religion.

At Eternal Rest Funeral Home we are proud to be able to serve so many different religions and cultures with respect and diligence. Our funeral director tailors to the individual beliefs of that faith or culture.

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Counseling for Individuals and Families

Our individual and family counseling gives you the time to meet our grief counselor in a warm and safe environment. When a loved one dies, your life will forever be changed and nothing will ever be the same. That’s where our counselor comes in and talks with you to realize that you’re loved have moved on to a better place. Even though your life has changed it doesn’t have to be for the worse it can be for the better, once you realize how to celebrate your loved ones life, then the healing process will begin.

Of course we know that everyone heals differently and circumstances are different in every situation of that relationship. We are aware that some complications can arise in the grieving process and we are here to help you work through them no matter how long it takes. We understand not everyone is on a time schedule and some take longer to heal then others, that’s why our focus is to help that individual with the reality of the loss and incorporate it into their life as a forever bond with their loved one.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have at 989-316-2294. We are here to help make this experience honoring your loved one memorable.