Using the Mortuary of your Choice in a Coroner’s Case

January 25, 2017

Question: When a close friend had a family member die at home she was distressed that her loved one was taken to a mortuary that wasn’t their family choice. She had asked the authorities to transport her loved one to Hooper & Weaver but was told they were required by contract to transport to a […]

4 common reasons for pre-planning a funeral

January 5, 2017

Question: Can you tell me the typical reasons for pre-planning a funeral? Answer: Of course.  According to a recent survey, there are several common reasons people gave for per-arranging their own funerals.  Pre-planning provides the follow peace of mind: Communicates your wishes to family and friends Reduces stress for your loved ones during an already […]

Pre-Planning for a Single Person

January 4, 2017

Question: I am a single person without anyone to look after my estate when I die. I’ve decided to organize my affairs in advance so that everything will be arranged when that time comes. Can I be assured that your mortuary will be able to take care of everything? Answer: Pre-arranging your funeral plans answers […]

What are my spouses’ veteran benefits?

January 3, 2017

Question: My spouse is a veteran and we are curious about what benefits will be available upon death. Answer: There are some basic benefits that are available to all veterans. These benefits are provided free of charge to qualified veterans and include: Cemetery space at a national cemetery A veteran’s marker A United States flag […]

How to make things easier on your loved ones

January 2, 2017

Question: My father is very ill, and I would like to know what to do to make things easier for my mother. Answer: Did you know that there are more than 70 details that need to be tended to in the first 24 hours after death?  That is a lot of responsibility. When you pre-arrange, […]

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