When a death occurs, one phone call to us is all that is necessary and we will handle everything else.  Depending upon the location of and the circumstances surrounding the death, we will know what steps are necessary in obtaining the proper authorization to transfer the deceased to our facility and to begin serving the family.  In addition to assisting the family with service arrangements, we will create and file all necessary legal documents and permits.  All of these activities are included in our professional service fees.  If the death occurs in a hospital, nursing home or other care facility, the next of kin will need to have the facility call us when they are ready for us to transfer the deceased to our establishment.  If the death occurs at a private residence, the next of kin may contact us immediately and we can determine the next steps to take.

*Please note that Virginia law requires the funeral director to obtain permission for cremation from all living family members that are of equal degree of next of kin.  The funeral director can further explain this need.

Some items needed at the arrangement conference:

  1. Decedent’s full name and home street address
  2. Date,  place and time of death
  3. Date and place of birth
  4. Social security number
  5. Highest level of education completed
  6. Father’s name
  7. Mother’s maiden name
  8. Spouse’s name if applicable
  9. Occupation of deceased
  10. Veteran’s information if applicable (copy of discharge)
  11. Names of immediate family members if an obituary is desired
  12. Other obituary biographical information and/or photo if desired
  13. Information about place of burial if applicable
  14. Attending physician’s name and/or location
  15. Desired newspapers for obituary
  16. Name and phone number of clergy for service
  17. Clothing for deceased if applicable
  18. Music requests and/or photos, etc. for services

Services, Service Packages and Merchandise

We offer a wide range of traditional funeral service options and packages. We also offer all types of cremation services, monuments and advance funeral planning. A full selection of caskets, burial vaults, urns and cremation keepsake jewelry are available. Our traditional service packages as well as our cremation service packages include all necessary services, facilities and printed goods needed to create a beautiful, meaningful service. Our service package options are substantially discounted to assist our clients’ financial needs.

Traditional Service Packages: $4,850.00

Packages include, but are not limited to professional service fees, facilities, embalming and other preparation, transportation and printed materials such as memorial folders, register books, acknowledgement cards and temporary grave markers.

  • Cremation Services:  $2,850.00
  • Caskets from:  $795.00 to $29,000.00
  • Outer Burial Containers from:  $1,521.00 to $17,136.00
  • Cremation Urns from $25.00 to $825.00



Payment Options:
Personal or Cashier’s Check
Money Orders
Visa, Discover or MasterCard
Assignment of Life Insurance Proceeds

We have people to help as interpreters in Spanish for needed services.

Contact Information

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 3744
Winchester, VA 22604
Phone: (540) 722-2424

Funeral Chapel
311 Hope Drive
Winchester, VA 22601

Michael R. Phelps
Owner/Manager, Funeral Director

Travis L. Nesselrodt
Associate, Monument Consultant

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