When someone you loved passes on, absolutely nothing is going to be easy after that. But one of the easiest things you will do after their death is to call the Reading, PA funeral home you are going to work with. You might think this is going to be the most difficult call you will ever make, but that’s not the case. Telling your loved ones about the passing will definitely be harder. Calling the funeral home will be much easier than you would imagine and there are many reasons for that. Here are a few to consider:
The Compassionate Response
Most people don’t deal with death on a regular basis. They may not know how to react to it or what to say when it occurs. People who work in a funeral home, however, do deal with death regularly. They know just what to say and just how to act to transfer their compassion to you over the phone. You’ll get a good feel for how you will be treated throughout the process when you talk to them over the phone. Compassion should be the biggest thing you feel.
The Organizational Aspects
Pulling a funeral together isn’t a simple task, for the most part, but the funeral home you call does it all the time. They know just what to ask, just what needs to be done, in what order, and how. You don’t have to worry about anything getting left out because they know just what needs to be done. Their organization, even in that first phone call, will make you feel at ease with the process as a whole. You don’t have to worry about your loved one and you’ll have peace of mind that they are in good hands.
The Ideas And Options
Funeral homes don’t just have one funeral service and everyone has to go through the same thing. There are a variety of options and when you call the funeral home, you can hear more about them so you can make an informed decision. You may not know whether or not you want burial or cremation for your loved one, for example, but once you hear the details from the funeral home, things are more clear. That makes the call that much easier and your decisions simple as well.
Calling the Reading, PA funeral home feels hard because dealing with a loved one’s death is never going to be easy. But the call is actually quite easy once you do the dialing. You’ll be met with compassion and respect every moment of the call and after that, you’ll feel better about your options and how things are going to play out from there. Contact Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, Inc at (610) 374-0962 when you need help organizing final services. You can also visit with our funeral director in person at 444 N 9th St, Reading, PA 19601. We’re here to help in any way we can, starting with that first phone call.