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3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Funeral Home August 3, 2017

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When a loved one passes away, it’s up to close friends and family members to plan the funeral. Many people don’t know where to start when choosing a funeral home, which is the first step in a series of important decisions. Luckily, Vitt, Stermer & Anderson Funeral Home in Cincinnati, OH, can help. Below, the caring staff lists three factors to consider when selecting a funeral home to help make the choice a little easier.

What to Consider When Choosing a Funeral Home

1. Cost

Price is one of the biggest items to consider when selecting a funeral home. This is a helpful factor, as it will quickly exclude some options and narrow down your selection. For cost information on funerary services such as memorials, cremation, urns, and caskets, call the funeral home directly or speak with someone in person.

2. Locale

Where does your loved one want to be buried or interred after they pass away? This is important, as it’s easiest to do a ceremony and other funerary services close to where the person would like to be buried. Also, think of their other loved ones. Are they willing to travel? Would hosting a memorial service in one place allow more individuals to show their respect for the deceased? Selecting funeral home in a city full of loved ones makes it easier for friends and family to attend.

3. Service Offerings

funeral homeToday, many funeral homes offer bundles for selecting multiple services and products at once. For example, a funeral home that has a crematory may provide this service as well as hosting the funeral and internment. Ask the funeral homes you’re considering what bundles they offer and what services they provide. This may include checking for special amenities like private holding rooms, handicap bathrooms, or cultural affiliations that are important to your deceased loved one or the individuals attending the funeral.

When it’s time to make sure your loved one has the funeral service they deserve, compare funeral home offerings, locales, and costs to choose the perfect one. For those in the Cincinnati area, call Vitt, Stermer & Anderson Funeral Home at (513) 939-2273. You can also visit their website for information on funeral services, obituaries, flowers, and cremations, and connect with the staff on Facebook.