traditions have held a place for ourselves and our loved one's since the beginning of time.
When death occurs, we have a universal need to acknowledge the life lived and
recognize how our lives have been affected. For ages, mankind has demonstrated our love through ceremonies and public expressions of grief, that
is, the service. Roller Funeral Homes devotes every day to
improving our level of service to help our families find the comfort and
support they need to begin to heal.
funeral is deeply personal, and we make every effort to assist families in
creating a personalized tribute for their loved one. A service may be
personalized in many ways including.. tables with memorabilia
and treasured belongings, picture boards with a history of family photos,
special songs, scriptures, poems, readings, and much much more. Everything from the
casket to the flowers can be a reflection of you and your loved one's preferences
Visitation gathers family and friends in one
place and helps loved ones process emotions together, spend time with the loved one,
acknowledge the reality of the death, and offer support and comfort to one
The Service allows the life of the loved one to be honored and remembered and helps
loved ones find meaning in the loss through a hopeful and comforting message.
Committal offers family and friends the opportunity to say their last
"goodbyes". A few words are spoken and the family experiences a sense of closure
as the deceased is lovingly laid to rest.
Gathering celebrates a life well-lived. Fellowship, food and
storytelling continue to comfort the family. Sorrow and mourning will slowly
give way to quiet reassurance that life continues to unfold even in the face of
purpose of every aspect of the funeral is to help families begin to heal after
experiencing loss. A funeral allows friends and family to comfort
one another, and activates the necessary support system that will help the
family get through the next few weeks and months.
offer many options for those who choose cremation. We encourage families to
consider the healing purpose of a funeral. Grief experts agree that cremation
or burial without services can have emotional and psychological repercussions
for family members, especially if they never have the opportunity to see their loved one.
being said, cremation services need be no different than services ending in
burial. The means of disposition is different, but the needs of the family to
find closure and healing are the same. We offer several package options for
cremation including traditional services ending in cremation and cremation with
memorial services at a later date. A funeral director can consult with the family and help them
determine which option is best for each individual situation.
Importance of Memorialization
the funeral or memorial service, it is significant to memorialize a loved one
with a permanent grave marker or monument. This way, survivors have a physical
place to come and visit a loved one for years to come. With cremation,
this may be a memorial plaque where the remains were scattered, a burial site
or a niche in a columbarium. Our helpful staff can assist families in finding a
memorialization option that suits their needs.