Funeral homes develop new service in wake of pandemic

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA ) — Some funeral homes have started streaming services. Sunset Funeral Homes has started putting services online. They ask permission from families and post the links after the funeral.

They say they’re one business which can’t close. Rich Darby, with Sunset Funeral Homes, says families can also have a private family visitation or have a body buried or cremated and hold the service later.

In addition to the streaming services, Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home and Moran & Goebel Funeral Home officials said they are offering to care for loved ones at no additional cost if funeral services need to be postponed.

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