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Frequent Questions

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Click on the questions below to reveal each respective answer.

Family information page (PDF- Portable Document Format. Click here to get the Free Acrobat Reader) that is included with this packet. Complete as carefully and completely as possible. When filling out the form please use complete legal names (including first, middle, and last). This form contains the information we will use to complete the death certificate and construct the obituary. If you wish to write your own newspaper obituary, please note that newspapers charge a fee for placing an obituary in their publication and most require that the obituary be submitted by the funeral home. The cost of the written death notice is based on its length.

Social Security number-If you do not have the card, often times the social security number will be on a driver’s license or bank account records.

Photograph of the deceased. This will assist us in the grooming (hairstyle etc.)of your loved one. If you do not have a recent photo then a driver’s license with a photo will be helpful.

Military Papers-A DD214 form, if applicable. This military record is needed for dates of service which is requested on the death certificate and for filing paperwork for any military funeral tributes, flags, gravemarkers, etc.

Clothing-This includes both outer and undergarments for the deceased. (Footwear is optional)

If needed we have a selection of clothing on hand for purchase.

Jewelry-This can be left with the body for burial or taken off before the casket is closed.

You will need to tell the funeral director of your desire prior to the day of the funeral service.

If you have other questions or concerns please feel free to contact one of our staff members, we are here to serve you.

 
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