The Advantages of Working With a Family Owned Funeral Home

By: Ian Elliott
Friday, June 28, 2019

It is never easy to deal with death. So if you are in charge of organizing all the funeral modalities after the death of a loved one, the time can be extremely stressful for you. One of the best ways to reduce the amount of stress that you are facing and to make sure that everything is planned down to the last detail is to work with a family-owned funeral home. There are several advantages to this, such as:

  • A family-owned funeral home will always provide customized and personalized services. Since the owners are also the funeral directors, they take a personal interest in making sure that all the aspects of the service are planned and executed to perfection.
  • They interact with the grieving families in person and take the time to understand what their priorities are to ensure that the families’ wishes are followed. This allows the family members to focus on other things as well as come to terms with their loss.
  • A family-owned funeral home will always offer a better level of service as the owner works in tandem with the family right through the planning process and makes sure that all of the requirements are kept in view during the actual service.
  • You will never find these establishments rushing through the service or trying to speed through the process without paying attention to what their clients want.

​A family-owned funeral home will also offer compassionate service, which provides you a lot of comfort when you are dealing with your grief. They will make sure that you have complete information about the different types of services and the processes that can be followed during the service.

For information about our services, contact us, or give us a call (604) 888-9895. We at Arbutus Funeral Service will be happy to help with all the funeral arrangements you need.

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