Importance of Committal Services



“Today’s funeral consumer has a greater interest than the generation before in accompanying their dead to that final resting place. The importance of what we can provide for people has never been more significant.”

- Patrick E. Lynch, Past-President of NFDA
(excerpted from video The Importance of Graveside Service)

The importance of graveside service cannot be overstated. In an independent study commissioned by Wilbert Funeral Services, 78% of consumers cited a graveside service as equally or more important than the service conducted at the funeral home or chapel.

Funeral professionals should facilitate families and assist them in planning a tailored graveside committal service for their loved one. To help you, Wilbert has developed an educational video for families called The Value of a Committal Service which you link to your website or download.

For further thoughts on the importance of graveside service, watch this video featuring Pat Lynch.

Learn here about how your local Wilbert Licensee supports the graveside service.

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