WHEN DEATH OCCURS
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.
WHEN DEATH OCCURS AT HOME OR A PLACE OF BUSINESS
If the person was not under Homecare, the police will have to be notified immediately. The police will be dispatched to the home and will place the call to the the Medical Examiner. The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
WHEN DEATH OCCURS AT A HOSPITAL/NURSING HOME/HOSPICE FACILITY
The staff of a care facility, such as a hospital or nursing home, will notify you and the necessary authorities immediately after a death has occurred. If a funeral home has been provided to the hospital or nursing home, they will be notified at the time of passing.
MEETING A FUNERAL DIRECTOR
You will be meeting with a funeral director to begin making final arrangements for your loved one. At Weber Funeral Home, we pride ourselves in our professionalism and our treatment of our families we serve. We operate with 24 hour availability to meet any need as they arise. We will start with listening to your concerns and answer your questions as we guide you through each step of arrangements.
Holding a funeral service following the death of a loved one not only confirms that a death has occurred but also that a life has been lived. The planning of a service is the first step a family takes which helps them face the reality of death and deal with grief in a healthy manner.
It provides an environment where it is socially acceptable to express your feelings of loss and grief, to allow family and friends to remember, acknowledge and honor the life lived, while having the support of others from the community.