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Funeral Services Frequently Asked Questions
Planning a funeral for a loved one is an overwhelming and exhausting process. To be better prepared for when that day comes, consider the following frequently asked questions:

Do I have to buy a casket directly from the funeral home?
Absolutely not. While it was once common for funeral planners to purchase the casket and tombstone directly from the funeral home, this is no longer the case. The Internet provides a vast resource for competitive casket pricing, and it is often less expensive to purchase a casket or urn in this manner. Consumers are even protected by the FTC, in that undertakers are not allowed to levy a surcharge for caskets bought elsewhere.

Should I buy a cemetery lot in advance?
This will depend upon a few things, since there can be both pros and cons to buying a lot in advance. If your desire is to keep family members buried together, then buying in advance is a wise choice, since waiting can mean seeing adjoining lots sold to other families. However, it is also important to remember that many things can happen between the time you purchase your lot to the time you are buried. If you move to another city or country, you may have a change of heart about your burial location.

How do I get competitive pricing?
Funeral costs, including the wake and burial, can range drastically in price from home to home, even withing the same town or community. Meeting with potential directors in person can ensure that you get competitive pricing. Be wary of funeral homes that have very low prices, but charge many extra fees.

 
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Chicago, IL 60611
Finding funeral services when you've lost a loved one can be hard, so search through our professional association. You know you will be choosing the most compassionate provider of funeral services from our association.
 
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Walker Funeral Services
815 S Main St Ste A, Corona, CA 92882
Compassionate & dignified burial or cremation services. Competitive pricing and highly personal service. We'll help you plan the traditional funeral, memorial service or burial service that best honor's the deceased.
(951) 898-0452
Scott McAulay Family New Options Funeral Service
2150 Brookhaven Ave, Placentia, CA 92870
Celebrate their life with compassion and respect at Scott McAulay Family New Options Funeral Service. Our mortuary offers direct cremation and beautiful funeral services in Placentia, CA.
(657) 258-1015
Ferrara Colonial Mortuary
351 N Hewes St, Orange, CA 92869
For 35 years, we have provided the community with the finest funeral, memorial and cremation services. We are open to everyone, and can provide a lovely ceremony, consultation, casket viewing and more.
(714) 639-2711
California Motor Patrol
4774 Murietta St Ste 6, Chino, CA 91710
(909) 613-9094
All Furnace Corp
2639 Pomona Blvd, Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 444-2760
Oakdale Mortuary
1401 S Grand Ave, Glendora, CA 91740
(626) 691-2000
WhenIDieInfo.Com
Po Box 655, Glendora, CA 91740
(909) 636-3000
McKay's Family Mortuary Chapel of Palms
16918 Baseline Ave, Fontana, CA 92336
(909) 822-9595
Final Tribute Funeral
435 E Easton St, Rialto, CA 92376
(909) 873-2827
Tribute Memorial Services
6611 Arlington Ave Ste G, Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 324-8080
Tillman Riverside Mortuary Inc
2874 10th St, Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 682-6433
Funeral & Cremation Service
351 N Hewes St, Orange, CA 92869
(714) 667-7991
Live Oak Memorial Park
200 E Duarte Rd, Monrovia, CA 91016
(626) 359-5311
Eternity Cremation & Burial Service
438 E Katella Ave Ste G, Orange, CA 92867
(714) 771-5900
Rose Hills Company
3888 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, CA 90601
(562) 692-1212


When a loved one dies, it's customary to hold a traditional wake and funeral for the deceased. During a wake, the deceased is laid out in a casket, either closed or open, while friends and family pay their respects and comfort the grieving relatives. Wakes were historically held in homes, but today are usually held in funeral parlors. The funeral is typically held the following day and is a church ceremony. Following the church ceremony or Mass, a burial takes place at a cemetery or graveyard where the deceased is laid to rest. Sometimes, the family puts on a luncheon after the burial ceremony at someone's house or at a restaurant. This is sometimes called a mercy meal. Full-service funeral services are usually put on in conjunction with the church and a nearby funeral parlor. Traditional funerals involve a memorial, urns, flowers, poems, formal black attire, hearse, Bible, prayers, hymns, and eulogy. Depending on you religion, if you opt for a cremation rather than burial, a funeral parlor or crematorium can help with those services. If you opt for a private home wake, contact a funeral parlor for assistance, advice, and information. You will still need to purchase a casket, which can get costly. Go online to research full-service funeral parlors and what they provide, typical costs, traditional funeral etiquette guidelines, family support services in your area, eulogy tips and advice, information, local florists that can provide flowers for the ceremony, and cremation services. You can find funeral services and funeral parlors by looking in your local phone book or by searching online directories.
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