What Can A Funeral Director Assist Me With?

By: Brian K. Daly
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Funeral directors are trained and experienced professionals who handle all aspects of funeral arrangements. They provide support, advice, and will answer any question you may have about the process. At Ocean County Cremation Service, we consider funeral directors the most essential part of the planning process. Here’s a look at how they assist you:

1. Logistics of the Funeral

Directors handle all of the logistics of a funeral service. They file paperwork, get the permits to proceed with a burial or cremation, arrange for transporting and preparing the body, and take care of other such tasks. A funeral director will also explain the entire process to you in detail so you know what to expect from the event.

2. Making Arrangements with Different Vendors

A service involves several third-party vendors like transportation companies, flower vendors, caterers, celebrants or priests, casket makers, etc. A funeral director will communicate with all of these vendors on your behalf and make sure all arrangements are handled properly. Most directors develop an expansive network of connections in the industry and will find trustworthy people.

3. Assistance with Pre-Planning

Pre-planning is the process of making funeral arrangements in advance. Many people choose this option because they want the event to be handled according to their wishes. For example, you prefer cremation to a traditional burial. A funeral director helps with this process.

4. Emotional Support

Most directors are good at reading people and are very compassionate. If they see that some family members require emotional support, they will step up. They also know when to stay away and allow mourners some privacy. This can prove invaluable to people drowning in grief.

If you want to know more or want to arrange for a service, contact us at Ocean County Cremation Service today. We’ll be happy to help.

 

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