Walter J. Kent Funeral Home
provides full services for our families

This means that we are able to offer and assist with virtually any aspect of service desired by our families.
Please see the above drop-down tab for information from our General Price List (GPL)

Information of funeral planning and pre-planning can also be found above on the selection bar.

We
serve families wishes that include, but are not limited to;
- Filing all required legal paperwork and securing authorizations and permits per the State of New York
- Obtaining certified copies of the death certificates for families 
- Embalming, restoration, cosmetology, and dressing of the deceased
- Green funerals (environmentally friendly caskets, urns, and/or cemetery space available)
- Transportation of deceased, either locally, cross country or international to or from our funeral home
- Limousine services for family
- Ordering floral arrangements
- Assistance for filing insurance, government and other legal paperwork (See Legal tab above)

Traditional Services (including but not limited to,)

  • Calling hours or visitation, either at the funeral home, places of worship, gathering halls or other locations
  • Private and/or public viewing
  • Funeral services conducted at the funeral home, places of worship, gathering halls or other locations
  • Graveside services

Cremation Services (including but not limited to,)

  • Calling hours or visitation, either at the funeral home, places of worship, gathering halls or other locations
  • Private and/or public viewing before cremation
  • Funeral services or Memorial services conducted at the funeral home, places of worship, gathering halls or other locations
  • Graveside services

Offering funeral service merchandise

  • Caskets (including those made locally in Horseheads, NY)
  • Outer Burial Containers & Vaults (required in most NY cemeteries)
  • Urns (including keepsake sized)
  • Memorial jewelry, available for fingerprints and/or pieces to fill with ashes
  • Personalized custom funeral stationary (Books, prayer cards, acknowledgment cards & service programs)

For more detailed information, please contact the funeral home so that you can be put in touch with licensed director who can best explain options available, current local and state laws, and regulations in our areas.
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Assistance is always available for our families after services. We are able to provide information and contacts to grief counseling and other options available to help your loved ones through such a difficult time.

Please see the tabs above the further explain our services available for our families
under the 'Resources for Families' tab