Compassionate Funeral Home Services in Brooklyn, NY
What Does a Funeral Service Include?
Funerals are as unique as the person they honor, making them entirely customizable according to the deceased and family’s wishes. Brooklyn, NY, funeral home services can range from intimate affairs to grand goodbyes.
Types of Funeral Home Services
Most funeral arrangements fall under four categories and may be adjusted according to faith, family, and preferences. They include:
Traditional Full-Service Burial
A traditional funeral service is what comes to most people’s minds when they think of the event. It includes a viewing or visitation, a funeral ceremony, and a burial at the gravesite.
A direct burial is when interment occurs without a funeral service or ceremony shortly after death.
A full-service cremation will include a viewing or visitation, a funeral ceremony or service, and basic cremation.
Direct cremation means the deceased is cremated shortly after death without a funeral service or ceremony.
Graveside vs. Memorial Service
A graveside service will occur at the cemetery or burial site with the deceased present. A memorial service is usually held after burial and does not include viewing or visitation.
There are several variations possible for each type of service, and Peter P Dohanich Funeral Service, Inc. is ready to help make the arrangements at your request.