Frequently asked questions—Taree

It is our aim to guide and support you through this stressful and emotional time. With this information, we can arrange a meaningful funeral service for your loved one.

A. Yes, you can put almost anything in the coffin with your loved one, keeping in mind that if you have chosen a cremation you can not put anything in the coffin containing a battery, as this would pose a safety hazard for those performing the cremation. 

A. Whoever is listed as the informant on all paperwork will be responsible to pay the account.

A. Contact the person’s doctor. A doctor must certify that death has occurred. Normally funeral arrangements cannot be completed until the doctor has signed and issued a Death Certificate. The funeral director can then take the deceased into their care.

A: Cremation is often a much lower cost than the price for a burial, as you won’t have to pay for a burial plot or casket. There are also many memorial keepsakes available now to keep your loved one’s ashes with you. These can include necklaces and similar trinkets.

A: No. You always have the option of choosing your own venue. For instance, if your loved one was a member of a place of worship, you may arrange to hold the services there.

If you have any additional questions in regards to funeral planning, get in touch with Terry and Michelle today and we will be happy to help you in any way we can. 

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