As our population has grown, we frequently assist in the transfer of a deceased family member to their former community. We attend to all the local concerns, such as obtaining death certificates and placement of obituaries. We make the necessary flight arrangements when transfer is by air, coordinating details with the receiving funeral director. Hall-Wynne also has considerable experience in overseas transfer, working closely with embassies to facilitate timely and seamless handling.
To accommodate the tastes and budgets of every family, Hall-Wynne offers a broad selection of caskets, burial vaults, urns, ceremonial (rental) caskets and other memorial products in the merchandise gallery of each of our locations.
Hall-Wynne also offer monuments and markers. The following link provides information and sample designs of cemetery memorials: www.wakemonument.com
Hall-Wynne responds to the ethnic diversity of our community with the ability to meet special religious and cultural needs. Besides the prevalent groups found in our area, we have experience serving African American, Asian, Buddhist, Eastern Orthodox, Hindu, Hispanic, Islamic and Jewish families. You can expect openness and hospitality from our staff to maximize the comfort of your family and guests in keeping with accepted practices.
Some religious guidelines dictate services take place as soon as possible starting with a purification ceremony or watching over the deceased in vigil. For other groups, it is customary to wait longer. Many families mourn wearing black while in others the preferred color is white. Some funeral traditions end with the family assisting in the act of burial or being present to witness the start of cremation. Whether your family wishes to observe longstanding traditions, create new rituals or blend both together, we can help.
Treasured family photographs can be blended with beautiful graphic images and music to create a moving cinematic video. It becomes an integral part of any funeral or memorial gathering and a valued keepsake. We can also make copies as gifts for family and friends. Additionally, a tribute video can be posted to Hall-Wynne’s website for viewing.
Bookmarks, service programs, prayer cards, and memorial folders can all include a favorite photo, poem or prose. Our staff takes the time to help you design these special touches reflecting one’s uniqueness.
For those seeking a ceremonial leader from either a religious or non-religious background, Hall-Wynne can draw from local sources to secure an officiant for a funeral or memorial ceremony, and we will work carefully with you to coordinate appropriate music, eulogies and other elements to design a meaningful and relevant ceremony.
Infant & Child Services
The Hall-Wynne staff acts with particular care and sensitivity in the rare instances when we must help those who experience the death of a child. Our experience is most parents are not prepared for the expense of a funeral. For this reason, we substantially reduce our charges, while we hope, doing all we can to lighten the burden that already exists.