BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS
The French Family sponsors two support groups in Clay County. The first group meets the first Monday of each month (September will be the 2nd Monday, 9/8, due to Labor Day). 10:00-11:30am. Anyone is welcome to attend regardless of where you are in your own grief journey. The second group is for parents who have lost a child. This group meets the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month 7:00-8:30pm. Both groups meet at Grace Chapel, 2104 W US Hwy 40, Brazil. If you have questions about either group, please call 812.446.2206.
At This Time, Turn to Your Friends at French Funeral Homes
The support of a trusted friend is a cherished gift, especially during tough times. With every interaction, expect the French family to welcome you as a friend and treat you with respect and compassion. Our staff is committed to being focused and present for your family at the moment you need us, night or day throughout the year. It is our sacred honor to join you in creating a unique and memorable tribute to the life of a person you love.
Facilities & Staff
Personal service is the foundation for excellence at French Funeral Homes. Nationally recognized for outstanding service, our staff offers a wide range of experience and training. These specialists conduct informational workshops for the community throughout the year, covering such topics as pre-planning and grief support, and our holiday program provides practical and emotional assistance for those in the community needing support during the holiday season. With our many years of funeral service experience and a commitment to respect and compassion, our friends see us as the professionals to trust with their loved ones.
Some special touches you can expect at our facilities:
- A personalized service to celebrate a unique life
- Both cremation and traditional burial services
- Rooms for family to meet and share fellowship
- Play areas for children to relax during services
- Greeters at the door and staff continuously available to support you
- Free and ample parking
- Handicap accessible parking, building, and restrooms
- Availability 24 hours a day
In addition, we will help you create a customized service off-site or at the location of your choice. Licensed in Indiana as well as Illinois, French Funeral Homes offers convenience and options to the families we serve.
Our staff will assist in such tasks as completing paperwork, insurance forms, and military notifications; applying for veteran benefits and Social Security; and filing death certificates. Skilled at finding those uniquely personal Memorial Items, our staff will walk you through the many choices available for purchase, such as:
- Personalized videos, memorial folders, and books
- A variety of personalized casket choices
We even provide end-of-life Pet Services, including guaranteed private cremation, pick up of pet, caskets, urns, and markers.
For convenience and personal security, French’s staff includes Certified Specialists to assist you in pre-arranging your end-of-life event. Ask about our special Veterans pre-arranged services. At every turn, we offer choices and options designed to make this difficult time a little bit easier for our friends.
As a final note, we know that our personal assistance is not always enough. We also connect you with an extensive Grief Support system to give you strength for the healing journey ahead, with a convenient and confidential network of information and guidance.
During your time of loss, turn to your friends at French Funeral Homes & Crematory: embracing you with faith, caring, and compassion whenever you need us.