Eternal Rest Funeral Home

Helping You Celebrate The Life Of Your Loved One

Individual Factors And Challenges When Planning A Funeral

What Type Of Funeral Service Would Your Loved One Want?


Traditional Full Service Funeral

Includes a viewing or visitation and formal funeral service, use of a hearse to transport the body to the funeral site and cemetery, and burial, entombment, or cremation of the remains.


Direct Burial

The body is buried shortly after death. No viewing or visitation is involved, so no embalming is necessary. A memorial service may be held at the graveside or later.


Direct Cremation

The body is cremated shortly after death, without embalming. The cremated remains are placed in an urn or other container. No viewing or visitation is involved.


Reference

http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0302-types-funerals

Family Factors And Challenges

Bereavement and Grief

Bereavement is the period of sadness after losing a loved one.

Grief is the emotional response to the loss of a loved one.


Types of Grief

Anticipatory - Occurs when a death is expected, but before it happens.

Normal - Bereaved person moves toward accepting the loss and is able to continue normal day-to-day life even though it is hard to do.


Reference

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/supportivecare/bereavement/Patient/page1/AllPages

Cultural Factors

We celebrate diversity at Eternal Life Funeral Home. This is why we offer a wide variety of options to meet the special religious and cultural traditions of families. Our dedicated staff is happy to assist families from all faiths and cultures with their end of life ceremonial and memorial needs. Whether Protestant, Catholic, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish or any other spiritual background, we are happy to work with you to carry out your loved one’s wishes for his or her memorial or funeral services.


Jewish

Recitation of psalms, a eulogy, and El Male' Rahamin Memorial Prayer


Christian

Rosary and/or Prayer Service During the Wake


Hinduism

Cremation is available


Buddhism

Wat (temple) is available for the casket to be kept


Islam

Mosques available on site for Islamic funerals

Economic Factors

Here at Eternal Life Funeral Home we offer a wide variety of packages to accommodate our clients


Direct Cremation Services - Packages being at $2000

Direct Burial Services - Packages begin at $2600

Traditional Full Services - Packages begin at $3400


*Financing options are available