Questions to Ask Funeral Director

Posted on May 17, 2021 by Davis Greenlawn Funeral Home under Funeral Homes
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Do you know what types of questions you should ask the funeral director at a funeral home in Richmond, TX? Most people who contact a death care services provider for help know very little – if anything – about what goes into planning a funeral or cremation. The staff at the funeral home, including the funeral director, are there to help you through the process. You will, however, find that things go better if you ask the right questions to get the answers you need.


Here’s a look at some of the questions you should ask the funeral director during the consultation.


“What Can You Do to Help Me?”

It’s a good idea to ask the funeral director what they can do to help you. As it turns out, they can do a lot. They can help you plan a final service, they can help you fill out the form to get a death certificate, they can help you to place an obituary in a newspaper, they can offer you recommendations, they can help you with grief resources, and they can do a lot more.


“What Final Services Options Do You Offer?”

The funeral director will be able to help you by explaining the various final services packages that are offered by the funeral home. If you know whether you’ll go with a funeral or a cremation, you might want to ask only about packages related to the body disposition type you want. This will give you a good indication as to whether or not the service provider offers what you require.


“How Do I Choose Between a Cremation and a Funeral?”funeral home in Richmond, TX

If you enter the planning process not quite sure if you want to arrange a funeral service or a cremation service, the funeral director will be able to help. Of course, they won’t choose for you. But they will be able to explain other people’s motivations for choosing one or the other. They’ll also be able to ask you some questions designed to help you determine which body disposition type is for you. Whichever one you choose, you’ll be able to arrange a final service that honors your loved one’s memory and that encourages you and your family.


These are some of the questions you’ll want to ask the funeral director at a Richmond, TX funeral home. No two funeral homes are the same, so you’ll want to do some research and to choose carefully. As a service provider dedicated to helping families and individuals with their final services planning, we strive to offer excellent customer service. When you get in touch with us, we’ll listen to what you’re looking for, detail your options, and equip you with the information you need to make decisions. You’ll definitely be in good hands. We can also help you preplan your own body disposition if you wish to do so. You can contact us by phone or in person.

Davis Greenlawn Funeral Home

Greenlawn Memorial Park was established in 1953. We take pride in being able to guide people through some of their most difficult days. Celebrating life is our mission. That’s never changed, and with pride, it never will.