A funeral chapel can otherwise be known as a mortuary. Usually a funeral chapel is the place where the deceased’s body is kept after death and before the funeral. However this is not always the case and differs depending on the funeral home. This also depends on the family’s wishes.
A funeral chapel is inside a funeral home and is run by the funeral director. A funeral chapel is where the funeral director can conduct funerals and memorial services. If a church funeral is not wanted using a funeral chapel is an alternative to this.
When you are choosing your funeral home you should have look at the funeral chapel on offer. If you are going to use the funeral chapel then it becomes a very important room. You want to make sure that the funeral chapel is right for you. You should take into consideration how the funeral chapel is decorated. This made sound insignificant at this hard time, but if you can’t stand looking at the not so nice wall paper then how will you feel when this is what you have to look at all the way through the funeral.
You should also consider the size of the funeral chapel. Is the funeral chapel big enough for all the people that you want to attend the funeral? Will the flowers you want fit in to the funeral chapel and will they look nice? Is the layout of the funeral chapel right for what you want from the funeral? It is these types of things you should consider a lot when choosing a funeral home with a nice funeral chapel.
The funeral chapel must meet all of your needs in order for you to be happy with your choice and not have any regrets about the funeral.
The funeral chapel can also be used like a viewing room. It is a place where the deceased is laid in their coffin, where people can visit and pay their last respects in private. This usually takes place a day or two before the funeral.
If you have chosen to use the funeral chapel for the funeral or memorial service then the funeral director will b a lot more involved in the funeral then if you were having it away from the funeral home. For this reason it is important that you choose a funeral director you can trust and feel comfortable with as they will be with you when laying the deceased to rest.
A funeral chapel can be used for both religious and non religious ceremonies. The best thing to do is sit down with the funeral director and discuss in great length everything that you want and need. They will then be able to offer you there best advice as to how to get what you want. They will know whether using the funeral chapel is the best option for you. Or they will be able to give you alternatives. They may even be able to change the funeral chapel slightly if it is not how you want, for example the layout.