What might I need assistance with?

When you lose a loved one, taking care of yourself and your family is your first priority. However, there are a number of things that should be addressed as soon as possible. Please call us here at Davidson's immediately. Anytime, day-or-night, we are here to assist you. We will work with you to take care of the necessary details of the funeral process. Some of the services we provide are:

  • Arranging funeral plans.
  • Assisting you in notifying friends and relatives.
  • Securing necessary permits and death certificates.
  • Care and custody of the body.
  • Coordinating all details with the clergy.
  • Arranging the music you have selected.
  • Placing obituary and funeral notices in the newspapers of your community and beyond.
  • Assisting in arranging for burial or cremation.
  • Assisting in arrangements for cemetery space, grave opening and closing, flowers and monuments.
  • Arranging transportation for you and the members of your family prior to, during and after the funeral.
  • Notifying any fraternal orders or other organizations.
  • Supervision and direction of the funeral or memorial service.
  • Notifying your attorney if you are in need of legal assistance.
  • Assistance in securing Veterans Administration burial allowances to which you may be entitled.
  • Assistance in filing a claim for benefits under the U.S. Social Security Act, if applicable.
  • Assistance in making application for Department of Veterans Affairs Funeral Grant, where applicable.
  • Help in completing insurance claim forms.
  • Contacting friends to serve as casket bearers.
  • Furnishing of a memorial book.
  • Use of our facilities: Funeral coach, Family car, Visitation room, Chapel.
  • Furnishing acknowledgement cards
  • Handling of floral offerings and arranging for casket flowers.
  • If the deceased is to be sent to a distant location for burial, we will make all necessary arrangements for transportation, funeral service and burial at that destination.
  • Follow-up after the funeral.
  • Practical assistance with unforeseen details and help in making adjustments.

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