Questions to Ask When Choosing a Cremation Provider

By: David Tindall
Thursday, June 27, 2019

When it comes to a funeral service, everyone has different ideas about how it should be held. While some prefer cremation, others want a burial. If a family member has passed away and you are looking for a funeral service provider, it is important that you keep certain aspects in view and have certain questions ready to ask them. Here are some of the things that you can discuss with the funeral director.

  • If you have chosen cremation as an option for your loved one, make sure that the service provider offers the service.
     
  • Discuss your requirements with them and understand whether they can provide you customized solutions based on your specific needs.
     
  • Check whether they can provide you with an urn or any other keepsakes that you would want after the ceremony.
     
  • If you are deciding to place the urn in a columbarium, ask whether they can make arrangements at a cemetery which offers this option.
     
  • It doesn't take long for funeral service costs to get out of hand, which makes it very important for you to have the price discussion at the outset. Understand what kind of services the funeral home offers and check what their pricing structure is like. Once they have given you a quote, ensure that you check whether all of the requested services have been included in the quote.
     
  • If you are considering to hold a memorial service, check whether the funeral home offers the option for it.
     
  • It is also necessary for you to ask whether they provide all the decorations, flowers as well as transportation arrangements and other services that you might require at the funeral service.

When you check on all these things are the outset before you sign on any contract, it helps ensure that you get the type of service you want at a price that fits your budget. At Tindall Funeral Home, we provide comphrensive funeral services.

Feel free to contact us for any more information about the different types services we provide. Our funeral director will have detailed discussions with you to ensure your plans are exactrly as you want them.

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