|Making final arrangements
can seem overwhelming, and it's natural to have questions. We at Sweet Home Funeral
Chapel will address each of your concerns with the same care that we would give
our own family.|
|What if the death occurs in the middle of the night or on the weekend?|
The caring professionals at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel are available 24 hours
a day, seven days a week. Please call us at (541) 367-2891. We will help
you make arrangements and notify the proper authorities.
|Will someone come right away?|
Yes, if you request immediate
assistance. Or, if you prefer, we can give the family a short period of time with
the deceased to say good-bye.
our family member or loved one dies outside the Linn-Benton area, can you help
Yes, we serve the cities in Linn and Benton counties as well
as surrounding communities in Oregon. We can also assist you with out-of-state
arrangements or transfer the remains to or from another state or country.
|How do we make funeral arrangements?|
It is our job to provide you with the information you need. We will explain
every aspect of the process, outline your options, and review the costs, so you
can make clear decisions.
your funeral home handle cremation too?|
Yes, Mac Olsen at Sweet Home
Funeral Chapel is licensed by the State of Oregon to perform cremations in their
newly-equipped facility in Sweet Home.
|If we decide on cremation, can we still have a funeral or viewing?|
Yes, of course. This arrangement is commonly made. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel
offers a range of cremation services.
|Is embalming required by law?|
Refrigeration is an acceptable alternative. However, embalming is preferred
if the body is viewed or held for several days. Please contact
us for information.
much will arrangements cost?|
Our price lists are available to you
with full disclosure. You are charged only for items that you select. Please refer
to the following pages on this web site for information: Funeral
Services, Cremation Services.
|What government agencies help defray
As your funeral director, we will gather the necessary
information to apply for financial assistance from the Social Security Administration,
the Veteran's Administration, and any others. We can also help you make claims
on life insurance policies.