Different Services we offer...
Ground Burial: This is the most poplar type of disposition. Graves are purchased from the Cemetery directly. In a few circumstances the Funeral Home can purchase a grave for the family. Opening and Closing a grave is not usually included in the grave cost.
Above Ground Burial: Commonly known as Entombment. This is where a casket is placed in a crypt (Single space) in a Mausoleum (The building housing the crypts).
Cremation: If cremation is desired Swick - Bussa - Chamberlin Funeral Home can still provide all necessary arrangements as needed. Viewing and Chapel or Church Services are available. A procession to a cemetery or committal can be performed after the cremation takes place.
Shipping out of State: Our firm offers the family a choice of having their loved one driven to a funeral home out of state or directly to a cemetery. This option allows the confidence that a family member it never left alone and is cared for by a caring person from door to door. We also will use Columbus International Airport when transportation is needed out of the country or the family wishes rather then driving.
Prearranged Funerals: For those wishing to think ahead, Swick - Bussa - Chamberlin Funeral Home offers an arrangements conference where all personal information and merchandise is selected and kept on file. When the death occurs a family may not have to see us until the day of the Services.
Donation to Science: The Anatomical Gift Society receives the entire deceased for use in research and education. After approximately two years the deceased is cremated and the family may continue with services as they wish.
Private Autopsy: Many families wish to look into the past, of a possible medical problem, for a glimpse into the future. Swick - Bussa - Chamberlin Funeral Home can provide this service upon request. This will be discrete and the findings easily read.
Genealogy: Swick - Bussa - Chamberlin Funeral Home keep meticulous records for future generations of a family. Retrieving a Death Certificate from another state or tracking down a family member, we often can help.
Merchandise Provider: For families that have private services out of town, our family can provide any incidentals like, Prayer Cards or Memorial Folders, a Register Book and Acknowledgment Cards (Thank You Cards).
Education and information: Swick - Bussa - Chamberlin Funeral Home has been a source of education for movie, television and anyone who calls and inquires. Our directors are always happy to answer any question posed or direct you to an organization that is reputable and can be trusted.