Why is there a weekly “Ask a Funeral Director” article?

Answer: The funeral industry is unlike any other.  People have many questions about funerals but are often afraid of the answers or afraid of asking close relatives for fear of bringing up pain.  This article was started to answer those questions.  Many people have never dealt with a funeral before and are very misinformed about the industry.  Television commercials will tell you most funerals cost $10,000 and online sources will tell you all funeral directors are con artists, both of which are false claims. We believe very strongly in the value of funerals and we also believe that every person who needs our services should be as prepared as possible.  This article is intended to give proper information on a wide range of topics that apply to the funeral industry.  If you have a question, please call us or email it to info@wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.