Buhrig Funeral Home & Crematory: (717) 766-3421

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37 East Main Street
| Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Tel: (717) 766-3421
| Fax: (717) 795-7291


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Walking with Those in Grief

All of us at Myers – Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory offer you and your entire family our sincere sympathy at this difficult time.  As we walk with you on this journey, we will make every effort to lighten the burden that you now carry.

This letter will help you prepare for your arrangement conference.  We will explain each of the items that appear below during our time together.  We will assist you with every detail, from organizing the services to writing the obituary to planning the reception to settling your loved one’s estate.  Most families spend a few hours with us.  If you have any questions, or just want to talk before our time together, please call us at anytime by dialing (717) 766-3421.  We are always here for you.

Your Arrangement Conference Day & Time:___________________________________

Please park in one of our 65 private off-street parking spaces located at

41 East Main Street (next to our main building).  The first spaces are reserved for you

and are closest to our front door which faces Main Street and is clearly marked.

The following information is needed during your arrangement conference:

Deceased’s social security number

Deceased’s father’s full name

Deceased’s mother’s full name, including maiden name

Deceased’s date of birth

Deceased’s place of birth  (city, state, county)

Deceased’s date of marriage

Deceased’s spouse’s date of death (if applicable)

Please try to bring the following items to your arrangement conference:

Clothing, including a full set of undergarments ~ shoes or slippers are optional

o clothing with long sleeves and a higher neckline is preferred

Photographs  (please bring as many as possible, both newer and older)

Military Discharge  (form DD-214 or similar)

Life Insurance Policies  (Myers – Buhrig will help you file for your insurance benefits)

Questions to consider and discuss as a family:

How would you like your loved one to be remembered?

How would you like your loved one’s life story to be told and celebrated?

Who would like to participate in the service?  (reading, speaking, singing, etc…)

Who would like the honor of serving as a casket or cremation urn bearer?

What are your loved one’s favorite songs, sayings, poems, activities, foods, colors?

What clubs and civic groups did your loved one participate in during life?

What will family and friends remember most about your loved one?

In this section

Planning Ahead

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Pre-Arrangements Form

Five Critical Questions

Walking with Those in Grief

Click on the graphic on the left to download the file (PDF).

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