What Is the Role of a Funeral Director?

Mourning People at Funeral with coffin

When you’re planning the funeral of a loved one, you will work very closely with a funeral director. Funeral directors can be a tremendous source of support in the wake of your loss, but many people don’t understand just how much help a funeral director can actually deliver. Here is a look at some of the work a funeral director can help you accomplish.

A funeral director is there to facilitate all of the things that need to happen following your loss. On your behalf, he or she can arrange for your loved one to be transported to the funeral home and complete all necessary paperwork. He or she will also help you plan all aspects of your funeral or cremation service and the final disposition. Perhaps most importantly, a funeral director can help your family cope with your loss. He or she can recommend grief support groups and other services that can be useful in the weeks and months to come.

Your funeral director at Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland is dedicated to giving your family the best assistance possible during your difficult time. Find out how we can help you by calling (510) 654-0123 or visiting our funeral home in Oakland, CA.