Once the funeral is over, many families have a reception of some kind. That gives them a chance to gather together in a different setting, support one another, and even just catch up. Sometimes, families are so spread out that everyone doesn’t get together except for at funeral homes in Anderson, IN after someone passes away. While you could have the reception in a church hall, in a restaurant, or even in someone’s home, there are advantages to having the reception in the funeral home. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory has a guest hall right within the facilities that can be perfect for these gatherings. Here are some of the benefits of using the funeral home for the after-funeral reception.
Benefit 1: Convenience Of One Location
It’s nice that you don’t have to give out a bunch of addresses or directions to people who want to attend the funeral. You can simply tell them that the funeral is at the funeral home and so is the reception. People go to that one place and that’s all they need to know. It’s convenient to stay put and it saves time as well.
Benefit 2: Funeral Home Support
If you have the reception in a restaurant, a church hall, or a family home, you’re on your own. But when you have the reception within the funeral home, you have the funeral home’s support. They can set up the room in the way you want it with enough seating for everyone. Once you’re gone, they can tear things down for you without you having to rearrange anything or participate in that part of it in any way.
Benefit 3: Good Space
Sometimes it’s hard to find a space that will fit the family members you want to include in the reception process. The funeral home, however, is ready for a variety of people and the large or smallness of their families. They can make that guest space into whatever you need it to be for however many people will attend. Sometimes it can be hard to scrunch into a restaurant’s private room or someone’s home, but that won’t be the case at the funeral home.
These are just a few of the benefits of using funeral homes in Anderson, IN for more than just the funeral, but also for the reception following it. The professionals at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory have the perfect guest space for that purpose. This is a community room that is actually used for a number of occasions and events, most frequently receptions after funerals. If you’d like to look at the space and talk about options, call us at (765) 649-5255 and set up a time to visit with us in person. We’re located at 200 W 53rd St Anderson, IN 46013 and we’re here to help in any way we can, whether you end up having the reception here or not. We’re here to help you in any way we can with compassionate support through some of the hardest times you’ll face.