Abbey Funeraria

Funerals † Burials † Cremations † Shipments
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Telephone 559-237-4400

1010 "T" Street, Fresno California 93721

(Formerly Abbey Funeral & Cremation Service)

  California Funeral Director License FD-1579  

 

Frequently Asked Questions

BEFORE NEED

Q: Why make pre-arrangements?
A: It avoids the need for the family to make complicated choices at a most difficult time in their life

It gives the family direction, without emotional decisions and overspending on something the deceased did not want.

Q: How is Pre-planning done?
A: The director works with you at your pace.  Choose what suits you best, including contents of the obituary.  It is kept in our file and can be transferred if you move because you own it.    

Q: Does it cost anything to make pre-arrangements?
A: No.  Unfunded pre-arrangement plans can be placed on file.  There are options of paying in advance, including installment payments which will lock in the price of your selections.  It is the most considerate and compassionate thing you can do for your family.

Q: What do you do if a death occurs?

What should I do if the death occurs in the middle of the night or on a weekend?
A: Call us anytime, we are available 24 hours, 7 days of the week to provide the best service possible to you and your family.

Q: Will someone come right away?
A: If you want immediate assistance, yes we will.  If the family wants some time, we will come when the time is right.

SHIPPING

Q: How long should it take for a deceased to arrive in their foreign country and be buried?
A: Everything revolves around the office of the Consulate General.  Each and every country has a specific set of rules and regulations that must be complied with in order for the deceased 's shipping to take place.  No funeral shipping takes place without the Consulate Approval.  From the time of death, with all requirements having been completed, it usually takes 5-7 business days.

Q: Can you ship a deceased from Fresno to Mexico?
A: Abbey Funeraria is able to ship from anywhere in the United States to anywhere in the world.  We co-ordinate everything so that we are certain that everything that needs to be done is being handled according to our highest professional standards.  One call to Abbey Funeraria does it all.  We make certain that every detail is handled with care and sensitivity.

Q: Why Abbey Funeraria?
A: We are specialists shipping to Mexico and South America.

We know exactly what needs to be done.  There are no surprises or hidden charges.  When you are shipping a loved one home, you want everything done professionally, with dignity and respect.  Our funeral service professionals have combined shipping expertise of over 137 years of service.

Q: Who co-ordinates all of the flights and other details?
A: Abbey Funeraria is complete in every detail.  We not only complete Consulate compliance requirements, but we also co-ordinate all airline details.  Once you talk things over with us, you will know that you and your loved one are in safe and knowledgeable hands.  Through our experience, we know how to do things right and also keep your costs down.