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What Role Does a Funeral Director Play in Funeral Services? March 7, 2018

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What Role Does a Funeral Director Play in Funeral Services?, Cincinnati, Ohio

There are many important steps to take when setting up funeral services, and one of the most prominent figures you will encounter along the way is the funeral director. Understanding what they can do for you during tough times is key to becoming more comfortable with the process. TP White & Sons Funeral Home of Cincinnati, OH, offers various resources to honor the dearly departed, from planning to custom services. For those planning a funeral or seeking more information, take a look at how a funeral director can help.

Understanding the Funeral Director Role

funeral servicesFuneral directors are closely involved with all aspects of the funeral, including the initial paperwork and any necessary post-funeral arrangements. They will assist in the placement of obituaries, transferring of the deceased, and setting up pre-funeral viewings. Directors work hard to ensure every aspect of the funeral service, and any events surrounding it, reflect what the deceased and their family members requested.

Beyond an all-encompassing level of compassion and support, directors are responsible for arranging every detail of the service. Musical requests, floral tributes, and funeral transportation fall within their area of expertise. They are also your source for arranging the selection and purchase of coffins and other essential funeral items, ensuring everything is taken care of within the planned timeline. 

Their job isn't always done once the funeral services have ended. If your loved one opted for cremation, the director will be on hand to coordinate memorial caskets or the scattering of ashes. Additional transfer options are also available, and you may even want to set up arrangements for the delivery of obituary cards and other follow-up services. 

Whether your situation calls for a full suite of services or grief and guidance assistance, funeral directors will be there for you at every turn. If you're in the Cincinnati area, you can depend on TP White & Sons Funeral Home to make planning as stress-free as possible. Visit their website for an overview of their funeral service offerings, and give them a call at (513) 231-7150 to get started today.

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