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What services does a funeral director help with? December 1, 2021

In the immediate aftermath of a loved one’s passing, grief can be downright debilitating—and understandably so. At such a time, it can be very helpful to have someone outside the family who can expertly handle all of the logistics related to the funeral. At Funeral Alternatives, our local funeral directors are experts at handling all relevant tasks. Here’s a look at some of the services that your funeral director can assist with.

Funeral Arrangements in Snohomish County

Every family deserves to hold a dignified service for their loved one. At Funeral Alternatives, we’ll work within your budget—even if it is limited—to put together a service. If you are on a tight budget, it’s worth keeping in mind that simple services can be quite memorable and provide a tight-knit feeling. We also have ample experience with planning elaborate remembrances.

Cremations in Snohomish County

At over 75%, Washington has a cremation rate that is second-highest among all states. This means that your funeral director will be highly experienced with taking care of all cremation matters. Your funeral director can help ensure that you get just the right urn for your desires and budget.

Casket Selection

Because caskets are available at such a wide variety of price points, you’ll want to firmly establish your budget with your funeral director, who can then present you with options.

Common casket materials include steel, copper, and bronze. Popular casket options also include hardwoods such as cherry, mahogany, and walnut.

Military Funerals

To properly honor those who served, certain traditions should be followed as part of the commemoration. At Funeral Alternatives, we have extensive experience with arranging military services that include historic customs, such as a flag-folding ceremony and the playing of Taps by a service member.

Funeral Directors in Snohomish County

When you need assistance with planning a service, contact Funeral Alternatives of Snohomish County at 1-888-381-6993. Our reputable funeral directors provide funeral planning in Everett, Marysville, Tulalip, Mukilteo, Lynwood, Bothell, Lake Stevens, Monroe, Sultan, Stanwood, and Arlington, WA. We also provide funeral services in Seattle, Bellevue, and King County. Feel free to give us a call today to ask any questions you might have about how to plan a memorable service.