We understand that every family has different needs. From the type of gathering, to the selection of readings and music, to the final resting place-every aspect of a funeral reflects the uniqueness of the individual who is being honored.
At Brown & Hickey we have the resources to meet your every need, all under one roof. We will work with you to put together a personalized package-one that takes into consideration your religious and cultural traditions, your personal preferences and your financial means.
Funeral & Cremation Options For All Religious Faiths
CHURCH SERVICE - A religious ceremony at your church with a casket or urn present. It may include a visitation the day before, and transportation to a cemetery for burial.
CHAPEL SERVICE - A religious or informal ceremony at Brown & Hickey Funeral Home with a casket or urn present. There may be a visitation the day before or just prior to the service itself.
VISITATION - A formal or informal gather at Brown & Hickey Funeral Home with a casket, urn or just photographs and memorabilia of your loved one. (You can have just a visitation without a funeral service if desired)
GRAVESIDE SERVICE - A religious or informal gathering at the burial site of a casket or urn.
MEMORIAL SERVICE - Can take place at either a church or Brown & Hickey Funeral Home, with flowers, memorabilia and photopgaphs of your loved one.
DIRECT CREMATION - When there is no viewing and funeral service involved, the body is cremated and the cremains will either be scattered, returned to the family or buried in a family cemetery.
RECEIVING OR FORWARDING REMAINS - When a loved one has passed away out of state/country or needs to be removed to another state/country for funeral services.
MEDICAL SCHOOL DONATION - When a loved one has choosen to have their body donated to a medical school for science.
VETERANS SERVICES - A burial can take take place at either your local cemetery, Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. or the Alington National Cemetery, Richmond, VA. -- all with military prescence for full military honors.