When a loved one passes, many people believe that there is only one type of funeral service available. Typically, it’s whatever service is proscribed by their culture or religion. This may be the only type of service they’ve attended in the past.
The death of a loved one can be difficult – especially if you’re the one tasked with making funeral arrangements. If you’ve never been responsible for making post-death arrangements, you may be wondering where to start. As with any important event, there are decisions that need to be made. This is where your funeral home comes in. Mountain View Funeral Home can assist with many of the important decisions and essential duties of planning your loved one’s ceremony and final resting place.
If you’re unsure what to expect at a funeral, you’re not alone. An estimated 2.4 million funerals take place in America every year. Yet, many guests don’t understand the intricacies of planning, or attending, a funeral service.
It’s always difficult to lose a friend or family member. The grieving process looks different for every person and every loss. Sometimes, it involves long periods spent crying, or reminiscing about the good times you spent with your loved one. Other times, mourners appear stoic and steady – perhaps they want to stay strong for their families, or simply can’t deal with the loss at this moment.