FAQs

We’ve provided a list of answers to questions we frequently receive regarding our services and other activities related to funerals. If you don't see the answer to your question here, feel free to contact us. We'd be happy to give you more information and clarify any of your concerns.

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A FUNERAL?

Funeral & Burial Questions

I'VE NEVER ARRANGED A FUNERAL BEFORE; WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
WHAT DO FUNERAL DIRECTORS DO?
WHAT TYPE OF FUNERAL SERVICES EXIST?
WHY HAVE A PUBLIC VIEWING?

Embalming Questions

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF EMBALMING?
IS EMBALMING REQUIRED BY LAW?

Cremation Questions

IS CREMATION A SUBSTITUTE FOR A FUNERAL?
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ON CREMATION?

What To Do If Death Occurs

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF A DEATH OCCURS AT HOME?
WILL SOMEONE RIGHT AWAY?
IF A LOVED ONE DIES OUT OF STATE, CAN BROWN'S FUNERAL HOME STILL HELP?