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Selecting A Casket With A Funeral Home

October 22, 2018 • Teri Vila-Caballero

funeral home in North Miami Beach, FL

When you are planning final services for a loved one with a funeral home in North Miami Beach, FLone of the biggest choices you will make is the casket they will be buried in. The casket is something everyone who attends the visitation and/or service will see and what you choose is a way to honor them with love. There are plenty of options on the market so all you have to do is find the right fit. Here are a few steps to take in considering the caskets for your loved one.  

The Purpose Of The Casket 

The first thing you need to think about is the purpose of the casket. If your loved one will be buried in the casket, you may want something different than if they are just going to go through a viewing and service before being cremated. For a burial casket, you will purchase something. For a casket that will be temporary, there are rental options, or you can purchase something more simple.  

Material And Size Needed 

After you decide what the casket will be used for, you will dictate the size you need. The size is generally determined by the height and weight of the deceased party. If you are going to be placing items inside the casket with them, they might need more space than they would otherwise. Most caskets are made out of wood, but there are biodegradable options as well. Decide what you’d like for your loved one or ask funeral home professionals what they recommend for your situation.  

Look Over Prices 

The casket can require a significant budget, depending on what you want for your loved one. After you know the size you need and the material you want, you will have to look at the prices on the caskets. Break down the costs with detailed price lists so you can confirm the prices before you make a purchase. You can buy a casket anywhere, but your funeral home can certainly help you make the purchase as well.  

Confirm Delivery 

Some funeral homes will have the right casket in stock. Otherwise, you will want to confirm the delivery by exact date and time so you can carry on with the final service arrangements knowing the casket will be in place when needed.  

Choosing a casket is very hard because you know it is the final resting place for someone you love. Let the professionals at Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory a North Miami Beach, FL funeral homehelp you with the process. We will treat your loved one with nothing but respect and you with nothing but compassion during this difficult time. Give us a call at (305) 631-0001 to start making arrangements and for help with finding the perfect casket. You can also visit with us in person at 2546 SW 8th St Miami, FL 33135. Getting the casket you need is just a part of the process and we’re here to help with all of the final service details so you can grieve with your family as you should.

Teri Vila-Caballero

Teri Vila-Caballero

Teri Vila-Caballero is the Pre Need Director at Ferdinand Funeral Homes & Crematory. She joined the team in 2012 to fulfill her calling to serve our community.


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