Hello fellow humans.

Dealing with death and funerals is always difficult and often confusing.  But what we're facing now as a result of Coronavirus can make things seem unmanageable. 


We want to help, so we've set up a free nationwide Farewelling Coronavirus Funeral Helpline to offer advice, answers and just plain kindness to families navigating a death in these crazy times, whether Coronavirus-related or not. No question is too small or trivial. Our team is standing by via email or phone, and we'd love to hear from you. 

Call us now at 646-397-8281

or email

for free advice, resources and information, offered to help you navigate these uncharted waters. There is no charge for this service. Kindness is at the heart of our core values as a company.

Sending our love, support and good wishes to your family from ours.

The Farewelling Team




Or click below for more Coronavirus resources we've put together:

Coronavirus Funerals FAQs: Help and Advice
19 Ways to Celebrate a Lost Loved One When You Can't Have a Funeral Right Now

How to Live Stream a Funeral
How to Choose a Healthcare Proxy 
7 Tips for Staying Human in a Time of Social Distancing
Losing a Loved One During COVID-19
How to Support Someone Who's Lost a Loved One During the Pandemic
Coronavirus Got Me Like "I Gotta Get My S*** Together:" Advice from an Estate-Planning Lawyer

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