With this option, you receive public visiting hours or a private family viewing followed by a service at the funeral home or in your church. Services will conclude with either burial or cremation.
Some families prefer to have a service held at the grave site location with clergy, family, and friends. Public or private invitation is available.
A myriad of cremation options exists. Some families prefer traditional visiting hours at the funeral home, followed by a church or funeral home service prior to cremation, while others opt for a memorial reception at the funeral home after cremation with public or private invitation. Families may also choose immediate cremation followed by a memorial or graveside service at a date convenient for them.
We will accommodate your needs to ensure your loved one's funeral service is in accordance to your every wish. It is important to utilize the funeral director, his staff, and facilities to personalize the funeral/memorial service as you requested. We encourage you to listen to our suggestions as we will listen to yours. By working together, we will ensure your loved one's life is celebrated to your satisfaction.
Pre-planning your own or loved one's funeral prior to a death allows you to express your own wishes. It relieves your family of the burdensome and stressful decisions at an emotional time. Pre-planning does not require prepayment, however a prepayment option is available. Fowler-Kennedy's Funeral Home is in compliance with the Massachusetts Funeral Directing Board rules and regulations in regards to prefinanced funerals. All contracts are in compliance and filed accordingly to ensure your money is allocated properly. We encourage you to call for an information-only conference to answer any questions. Please remember all questions are important questions. You can start the pre-planning process by completing our online pre-planning form.
When someone requires nursing home care, establishing a funeral trust must be considered. Medicaid requirements are complicated and necessitate an irrevocable trust or funeral life insurance. Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home can assist you in establishing the appropriate asset transfer for the prepayment of funeral expenses.
We will explain the Veteran's benefits offered by the United States Government for those who served in the military as well as their spouses.
Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home offers a wide-range of services designed to meet your needs at a very difficult time. Listed below are some of the ways we can support your family. Please contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.
FOWLER-KENNEDY FUNERAL HOME | 42 Concord Street, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754 | (978) 897-7343