While traditional funeral services remains the choice of many families, we must be willing to accept that the need for personalization of services is on the rise. To ensure that we are in a position to best serve the families that call upon us, we constantly listen and adapt to their changing needs. We respect the many cultural and religious differences that exist within our community, and sincerely desire to learn and educate ourselves on them in an effort to provide an optimal service. A complete Audio and Visual system has been installed as have the latest in computer technology to assist us in meeting these needs. We invite your input and ideas on how we can best meet the needs and requirements of those that place their trust in us during difficult times. This section contains useful information about funeral options, what to do when death occurs, information on writing an obituary, our fleet of vehicles, and recommended funeral etiquette.
Whether a death is sudden or expected, the loss of a loved one is indescribable. When you are in a heightened emotional state, even the most basic decisions can seem staggering. This section seeks to guide you through the immediate hours following a passing.
Traditionally, a burial service involves a visitation and is followed by a funeral service. While the casket is typically present at both these events, it is your decision whether to have the casket open. You then have a number of options for interment.
Cremation is an increasingly popular option for many people, serving as an alternative to burial. Reasons for preferring cremation vary. Some religions request it, while other people consider it more environmentally conscious. Some may simply like the idea of cremation more. During cremation, the remains are placed in a special furnace and reduced to resemble coarse sand.
Williams Funeral Services is proud to offer a complete fleet of vehicles to service every need and aspect of Funeral Services.
Giving a meaningful, moving eulogy can be a nerve-wracking situation for even the most accomplished public speaker, but it need not be. This guide will provide you with the information you need to strike the right balance of emotion and lightheartedness.
Like everything in society, funeral etiquette has evolved over time. While common sense is your best guide, here are a few dos and don'ts of funeral etiquette.