Did you know that Funeral Web-casting has been named one of the top tech trends? Colonial Funeral Home now offers live web-casting of funerals as well as audio and video recordings of funerals on demand. This is a service that is available to all families we serve. Web-casting of live funerals can be done for funeral and memorial services that are performed at our facility. On-Demand service recordings are able to be played at any time. A player is attached to the obituary page and you are able to listen to them at anytime.
We will assist your family in planning a funeral and choosing the options that suit your families needs and your loved ones wishes. We are able to assist you in holding services in a wide variety of areas. From our chapel, to your church or at the cemetery we are able to prepare a meaningful service to honor your loved one. We will listen to your family and help to arrange a celebration of your loved one’s life through whatever means you choose.
In addition to funeral services our staff also provides the following services.
There are many advantages to planning a funeral ahead of time. By pre-planning a funeral, difficult decisions will not have to be made during a time of grieving and stress. You will be able to visit a potential resting site and have time to decide on and compare options. Thought can be made to whether or not cremation is an option you maywant to choose. Your wishes can be put into writing to give your family direction when the time for the funeral comes. Our staff will help you plan so that your family can carry out your wishes.
We can set up an online memorial for your loved one. Our online memorials provide information for guests about the funeral services and also provide a tribute to your loved one. Guests will be able to gain information about dates, times and locations of funeral services. Guests will also be able to order flowers, make donations and sign a guest book through the memorial. The family will have access to the memorial to add photos to create a photo gallery for their loved one. By providing information to guests about services, our online memorials help lessen the load on a family during a difficult time. The memorials also serve to pay tribute to your family’s loved one.
We will prepare an obituary to be published for your loved one.
We will help you secure your potential veterans benefits, such as burial flags, government markers, memorial certificate and a burial plot.
We will notify the Social Security Administration of the death. We will explain and help you apply for any benefits you may be entitled to through Social Security.
We will help you in obtaining a death certificate which can be important for insurance purposes as well a host of other issues.
Sometimes the loss of a loved one can be especially painful. We understand that the grieving process does not end with the funeral. We are here not only to help arrange the funeral, but to help families cope with the loss of their loved one. There are a wide variety of grief resources available and we will help to point you in the right direction and begin the healing process.