BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS
For anyone, regardless of where you are in your own grief journey, meeting the first Monday of each month 10:00-11:30am at Grace Chapel, 2104 W US Hwy 40, Brazil. For Parents who have lost a child meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month 7:00-8:30pm at Grace Chapel, 2104 W US Hwy 40, Brazil. If you would like more information about either group, please call 812.446.2206. MOURNER'S BILL OF RIGHTS 1. You have the right to experience your own unique grief. 2. You have the right to talk about your grief. 3. You have the right to feel a multitude of emotions. 4. You have the right to be tolerant of your physical and emotional limits. 5. You have the right to experience "griefbursts." 6. You have the right to make use of ritual. 7. You have the right to embrace your spirituality. 8. You have the right to search for meaning. 9. You have the right to treasure your memories. 10. You have the right to move toward your grief and heal.
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.