You’ve heard people say that life is short and you need to make the most of it while you can. That especially hits home when you have someone close to you pass away. You recognize just how short the time with them felt. As you visit local funeral homes in Daytona Beach, FL, you need to get everything you need from the visit so you can put things in order for your loved one. Here are a few things to make sure you include during the visit so you can get everything you need lined up to honor your loved one.
Tour The Facilities
You might sit down with the funeral director first, but before you get too into the details or even too emotional, you will want to ask for a facility tour. You will want to know what space they have for the services you want to have and how they operate as a whole. It will give you peace of mind as you plan and you’ll know your loved one is in good hands and in a good location. You can also judge whether or not the family and friends you plan to invite will fit well into one of the rooms they offer.
Ask Questions You Need Help With
When you meet face to face with a funeral director, it’s a great time to ask any questions you have about them, their processes, or the service options. Whether you have a list of questions with you or you come up with some as the talk goes along is completely up to you. You can always call and ask more later, but when you have someone in person with you, it’s a great time to get clarity on certain elements.
Most funeral homes have packages available that cover everything you need for whatever type of final service you want to have for a loved one. The packages vary and you can pick and choose and customize anything you want. But it’s nice to look at the packages upfront to see what sounds best to you. After you go over the packages and ask questions, you can make the right decisions right away or after you talk things over with other loved ones.
Important Contact Details
Once you’ve met with someone in person, you probably feel comfortable dealing with them again, rather than talk to someone new you have to explain everything to all over again. Get the best contact information for that person so you aren’t sent through a complicated voicemail system when you are already going through so much.
If you need help from one of the funeral homes in Daytona Beach, FL, the professionals at Baldauff Family Funeral Home and Crematory are here to help. Give us a call at (386) 775-2101 and set up a time to come meet with us in person. We’re located at 1233 Saxon Blvd Orange City, FL 32763 and we’re here to help in any way we can.