Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of a funeral?

A funeral is an important opportunity to pay tribute to someone who impacted your life. Across many religions and traditions, it serves as a time for family and friends to gather, share stories and memories of their loved one, and support one another through their time of need.

How much will it cost?

There are many choices to consider to fit your family's financial budget. We at Scala & Roefaro know the importance of protecting your family's financial well-being in your time of need and have a commitment to provide the widest choices of service options to meet your personal wishes, customs, and financial needs.

What is the purpose of an open casket?

Many times, the first response a person has to the death of a loved one is stunned disbelief. Very often, people in the grieving process undergo a period of denial. An open casket helps to begin the emotional healing process after a loved one has died and acknowledges death as a real part of life.

What are the benefits of pre-planning a funeral?

There are approximately 90 things that must be done after a death. By preplanning or prearranging a funeral ahead of time, you can minimize the emotional strain and financial concerns that would be placed on your family. It also allows you to add personal preferences to the ceremony. Pre-planning a funeral is an opportunity to put all your or your loved one's affairs in order in a way that is not rushed or hurried. When the time comes, it will have relieved a large amount of stress on the individuals that would have made the final preparations.