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Posted on October 5, 2022 by jhcadm

Ask a Funeral Director – Top 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions (and Their Answers)

We’re answering the top five most frequently asked questions our funeral directors receive on a regular basis. It’s not unusual to have questions when it comes to planning a funeral. After all, it’s something most people rarely need to do. If you do find yourself in a position where funeral planning is necessary, or if […]

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Posted in Funeral Industry, General Topics

Posted on September 6, 2022 by jhcadm

Funeral Streaming Services and Options for Virtual Attendees

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way people across the globe interact with the world. When it comes to funeral service options in particular, certain health mandates and restrictions—particularly toward the start of the pandemic—made in-person funeral attendance impossible for many outside of the immediate family. Depending on the specific funeral […]

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Posted in Funeral Industry

Posted on August 3, 2022 by jhcadm

Planning a Funeral: The Funeral Checklist for Family

Planning the funeral of a family member is always challenging; you are grieving the loss of a loved one—whether expected or unexpected—and it can be easy to forget everything you need to do and prepare. We’ve walked countless families through the funeral process over the past one hundred years. We know first-hand what the common […]

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Posted in Funeral Industry

Posted on July 6, 2022 by jhcadm

Exploring Our Two Funeral Home Locations

James H. Cole Home for Funerals has two Detroit, Michigan-based locations: our Main Chapel, located on W. Grand Blvd., and the James H. Cole Northwest Chapel on Schaefer Highway. In order to provide excellent, top-tier services to the community, we knew that having two locations throughout the city would increase convenience for the families who […]

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Posted on June 13, 2022 by jhcadm

Our History as a Black-Owned Funeral Home in Detroit, Michigan

James H. Cole Home for Funerals is an integral part of the Detroit community and has been since 1919. Founded by James H. Cole, Sr. and now run by his granddaughter and great-grandsons, the funeral home means a great deal to many members of the black community in and around the city and has for […]

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