Death Certificates

A Certified Death Certificate is necessary before anything can be done.  A death certificate can be obtained through a Funeral Director.  It is a good idea to obtain multiple copies of a death certificate as most agencies require a certified certificate and not a photocopy.

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Did you know... That if you own a plot in a privately held cemetery, you do not have to use their Funeral Home?

The answer simply is no.  You may use the funeral home of your choice regardless of where your cemetery plot is located.  Often private cemeteries are part of a corporate entity and many own their own funeral homes.  The service advisor will want to refer or take you to their funeral home if arrangements for the funeral are not in place... Read more