Qualities to Look for in a Good Funeral Home

By: Tom Gallagher
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Planning a funeral can be an extremely stressful and emotional time for anyone in the family. However, sometimes the hardest choice is finding the right funeral home. The right funeral home for you, will help guide you threw this difficult process, and help you make the tough choices. But how do you know after a few difference visits to funeral homes if you have made the right choice? Our funeral directors here at Nutmeg State Cremation Society have comprised a list of some of the most important things to remember when evaluation the qualities of a funeral home.


Price and Quality

One of the toughest parts of selecting a funeral home is the debate of budget. Some people would rather a smaller budget while others are looking for something more elaborate. When you arrive at the funeral home, ask to take a look at the General Price List, and if you have any questions do not hesitate to ask the funeral director to review it with you.



One of the biggest mistakes that some people make during the planning process is selecting the closest funeral home to their home. When you choose  a funeral home based n location, you are minimizing the quality, personalization, and possibly the accessibility that the others may have to the service. When thinking of a location, something important to consider is the burial site location. Some people are now choosing homes that are close to the site. Try to choose a location that people will find accessible.


Licenses and Qualification

One of the most important questions to ask the funeral home upon arrival is for them to explain the types of licenses and qualifications that they and the rest of the staff hold. If is important for peace of mind, to know that the funeral you are planning is in skilled professionals hands now.


If you have any further questions on the topic or having questions for our funeral directors, please contact us at Nutmeg State Cremation Society.

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