Choosing a local community funeral home can put your mind at ease when planning a funeral for a loved one. When you choose a local provider for your services, you know that you are working with someone who is an everyday part of your community. Someone who cares about you and your neighbors. Someone you could run into at the grocery store. Your dollars are staying in the local economy. Here are just a few reasons that choosing a community funeral home over a big chain is a wise choice.
Choosing a community funeral home is choosing your neighbor
When you work with a local, community funeral home, you are working with your neighbors. They are invested in the community. They really care about their customers. And they have a wealth of connections and relationships that can help you get all of the services you need at the best prices.
Local funeral homes provide grief support
A community funeral home will be able to provide you with referrals for carefully vetted local grief support groups. A local funeral home considers offering healing resources to their customers an essential part of their services. A community funeral home will have relationships with counselors, hospitals, and faith-based centers that can offer a wealth of support to those they serve.
A community funeral home doesn’t want you to walk this road alone
In contrast to large chain funeral homes that are all about the bottom line, a community funeral home is all about you, the client. A family-owned funeral home is just that: a family. One family reaching out to and helping another. The key value of a community funeral home is the family-like connection they strive to forge with everyone they serve. You are not just a customer, you are a grieving neighbor who deserves compassion, empathy, and support. By choosing a local funeral home, you are choosing to receive the highest level of compassionate service available.
A local funeral home sees the whole picture: loss, grief, celebration, and recovery. And they want to walk with you every step of the way.
For more information about Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, contact us at (434) 237-9424.