What is the value of a Funeral?
A funeral is an important part of the mourning process and fulfills the needs of the bereaved.
- marks with dignity the conclusion of life;
- brings meaning to the mystery of death, through a ceremony;
- provides hope and faith in the future;
- provides mourners with an opportunity to share the loss and lend their support for a normal return to everyday life;
- gives the bereaved family a social outlet to express their feelings.
Why are viewings important?
This is helpful in accepting that death has occurred. It is especially helpful to the immediate family but also to the extended family and friends. The opportunity to physically say goodbye is a very important part of the grief process.
What is embalming?
Embalming is the Preservation, Sanitization and Restoration of the deceased human body. Embalming is an extremely important procedure to protect the Health and Safety of the funeral home staff as well as the public.
With earth burial, do I have to purchase a vault?
Vault requirements vary from cemetery to cemetery, some have mandatory requirements while others do not require any type of vault. Burial vaults are always something that should be considered whether required or not. Settling of, and the weight of the earth can cause the casket to collapse. Moisture and other elements can also enter the casket.
What can I do with the cremated remains?
Cremated remains may be kept at home, buried in a cemetery, placed in a columbarium, or scattered.
What are the costs associated with funerals?
Funeral costs vary from the type of services you with to have. Whether it's cremation or the traditional celebration of life, costs will vary from the options you choose. Contact Lannin Funeral Home & Chapel for a no obligation quote.
How long will it take for the CPP death benefit to be processed?
Standard time frame will vary between 6 and 10 weeks. Processing may take longer if the deceased worked in other countries.
What amount of money does the CPP Death Benefit provide?
To estimate this amount take the last CPP benefit cheque that the deceased received and multiply it by 6. This will be an approximate amount (to a maximum of $2500.00) that will be received.