Families choosing to donate the body of their loved ones to science or a medical school must prearrange the donation prior to the actual death. Most medical schools provide transportation services of the remains to their facility and procurement of the death certificate. Some however, require the survivors to arrange and pay for this service. Remains of the body are then cremated and can be returned to the funeral home or family, usually taking 18 and 24 months. Most medical schools retain the right not to accept the body at the time of death, at their discretion, even with prearrangements.
Regardless of the type of services you request, Boyer & Cool provides services of a funeral director and staff which includes, initial conference with family or responsible party, preparation and filing of necessary authorizations and permits, recording of vital statistics, staff assistance prior to, during and following the funeral. Coordination with those providing other portions of the funeral (cemetery, crematory and others). The transfer of deceased to funeral home (25-mile radius), embalming and other preparations. Use of the facility for visitation and funeral services/rites, ceremony or services in other facilities, online obituaries, committal or other disposition services.