The Advantages Of Working With A Family Owned Funeral Home

By: Myles O'Riordan
Sunday, February 28, 2021

Funerals are an important part of the healing process. They allow family members to say goodbyes, gain some solace, and honor a loved one’s memory. The funeral home plays a vital role in this process, helping family members make all necessary arrangements. Wagg Funeral Home is a family-owned establishment and we do our best to provide compassionate service to clients.

Advantages of Working with a Family-Owned Funeral Home

Family-owned establishments offer several distinct benefits that corporate-owned homes can’t provide. Here’s a look at some of these distinctive characteristics:

  • Compassionate Service – Small establishments often have deeper bonds with their clients. They are more committed to providing respectful, dignified, and empathetic service to grieving family members. Simply put, family-owned funeral homes offer better one-on-one interaction.
     
  • Tailored Services – Family-owned homes offer tailored services. Directors consider what is best for their clients and make recommendations based on that information. Corporate homes have pre-arranged services and funeral items. You may not get tailored solutions.
     
  • Personal Investment – These establishments understand how difficult funerals can be for family members. Corporate homes maintain their distance and follow a specific code of conduct dictated by their head office. Family-owned businesses have a more nuanced approach. They read the situation, take time to understand what clients need, and then offer support. If you need a more personal touch, these funeral homes will be the right choice.
     
  • Big Part of the Community – Family-owned homes are a big part of the local community. They understand the local culture, traditions, characteristics, and preferences better. This helps them provide a more meaningful service to their clients, which is one of the reasons why they are so popular.

If you want to know about our funeral or memorial services, don't hesitate to contact us at Wagg Funeral Home today and we'll be happy to help.

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