If a loved one has recently passed or you’re making prearrangements for yourself, finding a funeral home that provides you with friendly and affordable services is highly important. If there are many in your area to choose from, you may be wondering what the difference is between them and what to consider when choosing. We have some tips to help you narrow your choices and ultimately decide where you’ll want to have the services.
You’ll want to have an initial conversation with your family about the budget. What is feasible and affordable for your family to be able to spend? Deciding this first will help to ensure you’ll be able to pay for the services upfront, and not leave you more stressed out trying to figure out how you’ll afford it later. It’s an overwhelming time as it is, and adding in money stress factors will just make it worse. From there, you can start to call around and ask funeral homes for their pricing and compare.
When it comes to the funeral, what is most important to you and your family? Is it location? Do you want the services to be close to your home, or the cemetery? Is price the biggest factor? Do you have religious requirements? Will there be a viewing service that requires ample parking? Are you looking for simplicity? Whatever your priorities are, these are the types of questions you’ll want to ask yourself to help narrow down your options.
If you’re looking for a funeral home in the Boston or Quincy area, we invite you to consider Hamel-Lydon Chapel. Our team goes above and beyond for our clients, helping with everything from setting up online funeral funds, to creating online memorials, and beyond. We also offer daily grief support following the services. To learn more about our funeral services, contact us today!