When Death Occurs Away From Home

By: Matthew Funeral Home
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

When Death Occurs Away From Home

Life has many unexpected twists and turns. In today’s world now more than ever, we are constantly on the move. Our lives are filled with exciting trips and adventures that take us away from home; new jobs, road trips, vacations, and even moving away. But unfortunately, death can also be just as unpredictable. The loss of a loved one while they are away from home can be an unexpected and complicated matter. Matthew Funeral Home is here to help you keep your family together and do everything we can to bring them home. Life has many unexpected twists and turns. In today’s world now more than ever, we are constantly on the move. Our lives are filled with exciting trips and adventures that take us away from home; new jobs, road trips, vacations, and even moving away. But unfortunately, death can also be just as unpredictable. The loss of a loved one while they are away from home can be an unexpected and complicated matter. Matthew Funeral Home is here to help you keep your family together and do everything we can to bring them home. When a loved one passes away out of the state, or even out of the country, there are a number of hindrances that can prevent you from bringing them home. Laws protecting state lines and country borders can make returning your loved one back home to you and your family complicated. It can be overwhelming to deal with a tragic loss, as well as all of the red tape at the same time. Matthew Funeral Home is able to assist you in coordinating safe transferal of the deceased every step of the way. It is important to rely on a funeral home you can trust to help you bring your loved one home. In situations such as these, we can acquire the proper documents and permits specific to the place of death, coordinate proper transportation home for the deceased, and ensuring that service arrangements are in order. If your loved one passes away while serving abroad in the military, the US government will do their best to bring them home to you. The transfer costs will be covered by them, and an allowance is usually provided to assist you and your family with the costs of services. Matthew Funeral Home can work directly with the government to ensure that your loved one is taken care of properly. Once your loved one has been brought home, and is in the care of your funeral home, procedures for proper services and following their last wishes can occur as normal. It is important to work with a trusted funeral home, with experience to bring your loved one back home to you. For almost 50 years, Matthew Funeral Home has been serving the Staten Island community. We can help with almost every aspect of your loved one’s memorial service. Our family is here to serve yours, every step of the way.

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