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Aurora Launches "Voices of Care" on Facebook

Leading Funeral Professionals Share Insights on What Makes Great Funerals

Can a funeral be considered “great?” If so, what makes a great funeral?

Aurora is asking this question to dozens of leading funeral professionals and recorded their answers in the company’s Voices of Care feature on Facebook.

Here is a look at some of the responses:

“A great funeral is accomplished when those attending talk about the service of remembrance influencing and effecting their own thoughts and decisions in life.”
Chuck Dawes, Anderson Funeral Homes, Franklin, Ohio

 “A great funeral is a personalized event that enables those who are left to say goodbye, rememeber the deceased accurately, and complete their relationship with the person.”
Bill Forsberg, Lane Family Funeral Homes, NE Ohio

“A great funeral is one from which everyone leaves smiling and feeling better than when they came in.”
Dale Groce, Groce Funeral Home and Cremation, Asheville, North Carolina

To read these and many more responses from funeral professionals across the country, visit the Aurora page on Facebook at Be sure to comment on or Like the responses you enjoy the most.