Our mission is to provide custom-made celebrations that honor YOU.
In the best-case scenario, you are still around to discuss your wishes with us at FRIENDS Funeral Home. If life hits with one of its many surprises, your family and friends might have to do their best in figuring out what would have made you happy.
There was the widow who drove the hearse at her husband’s burial, because in life he had always insisted that she drive. The family of a teenager who died recreated the boy’s bedroom in a rented viewing room, complete with black lights, and replaced “Rock of Ages” with rock by the loud band Nine Inch Nails.
Experts say the growing individuality in death rituals comes in part from the influence of baby-boomers, who desire to bring personal expression to everything they do in life and death. They don’t want “cookie-cutter” funerals.