Things to Do and Ask When Choosing a Funeral Home

Questions to Ask

  • Are you locally owned?
  • Are you a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes?
  • What types of services can I receive here if there is life insurance or if pre-paid arrangements were made?
  • What are the necessary steps, materials and/or government regulations to consider when pre-arranging a funeral?
  • Am I able to customize the funeral service to meet special preferences?
  • What kinds of funeral packages do you offer?

Materials to Pick Up at the Funeral Home

  • A General Price List (GPL) and list of services
  • A copy of the price list for caskets, urns, etc., if not included in the GPL
  • A written memorandum of charges, if funeral goods and services are agreed upon or purchased

Additional Information

For more information, see our sections about Arranging a Funeral Service and Selecting a Memorial Provider.

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