5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Funeral Home

Monday, December 13, 2021

Losing someone is never easy.

Choosing a funeral home that will honor your dearly departed with dignity and respect is essential. It is critical to do your research to ensure you find a funeral home that will cater to all of your needs. Continue reading for five questions to ask yourself when selecting the best funeral home. 

1. Can This Funeral Home Deliver?

Death is ultimately a part of life. Your family member may have left you with specific instructions on funeral planning. It is essential to choose a funeral home that can best align with your loved one's wishes.

In conducting your research, be sure to ask lots of questions if your family member had a specific funeral service in mind. 

2. What Professional Services Does the Funeral Home Include in the Final Cost?

To ensure you have a clear picture of what to expect regarding your final costs, be sure to ask what professional services your funeral home of choice includes in the final bill. 

At Schumacher & Benner funeral home, professional services are available online. A licensed professional is available for request 24/7.  A few professional services offered include securing and filing all necessary permits, preparing clergy records, assisting with life insurance claims, coordinating service plans, and more. 

3. How Long Has This Funeral Home Been in Business?

Selecting a reputable funeral home with a long-standing relationship with your community is ideal. Schumacher & Benner has proudly served the Pottstown, PA area for over one hundred years.

To best serve you, a funeral home that is independent and family-owned will provide professional service with compassion. You are treated like family. 

4. Is Customization Available?

Some families wish to customize a loved one's funeral service. Be sure to inquire about any special request with your funeral director during the planning process. 

Accommodations may be available; however, it is essential to be clear in your expectations for a funeral home to meet your needs best.

5. What is the Reputation of this Funeral Home?

In determining the best funeral home to meet your needs, consider input from family or friends. A funeral home dedicated to providing the best services possible to the community will have a long-standing reputation.

Honoring your family member is of the utmost importance. Conduct research online reading online reviews. It would be best to keep in mind that not all online reviews accurately represent a business, so keep an open mind. 

Schumacher & Benner has proudly been serving the Pottstown, PA area for four generations. A funeral home with the highest quality reputation will provide guidance and resources in your time of need. 

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Finding the best funeral home to care for your dearly departed is a crucial decision. The professionals at Schumacher & Benner funeral home and crematory can assist you during this difficult time.

If you have questions regarding planning, services, or additional resources, give us a call. Contact us today for a consultation. Schumacher & Benner is here for you every step of the way.  

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