Why should we support The Marlan Gary Funeral Home?

When you support The Marlan Gary Funeral Home, a family owned business, you are not helping a CEO buy a third vacation home. You are helping a little girl get dance lessons, a little boy get his team jersey, a mom or dad put food on the table, a family pay a mortgage or aContinue Reading…






What purpose does a funeral serve?

The funeral allows family and friends to remember and honor their loved one in a special way. It serves as a central gathering place for family and friends to give emotional support to one another and encourages mourners to face the pain of their loss and express their thoughts and feelings. The funeral also celebratesContinue Reading…






What can be done with the cremated remains?

With cremation, your options are numerous. The cremains can be interred in a cemetery plot, i.e., earth burial, retained by a family member, usually in an urn, scattered in an area that was significant to the deceased. (Authorization in some cases may be required. Marlan Gary Funeral Home advises you to check for local regulationsContinue Reading…






Can we have the service before or after the cremation?

Yes. At The Marlan Gary Funeral Home, A Service can be held before or after the cremation. It’s completely a matter of family preference.






Why would I need to purchase Certified Copies of a death certificate?

Certified copies are used as a proof of death for the transfer of stocks and bonds, banking transactions and life insurance. A funeral director at Marlan Gary Funeral Home can help you determine how many certified copies you may need to settle an estate and also secure certified copies for you.






What should I do when someone passes away?

If your loved one passes at a hospital or nursing facility, ask the nurse to Call 614-267-8310. We are a Twenty Four-hour family service here at Marlan Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace. We are available seven days a week. Please call us at any time with any questions or concerns. We will makeContinue Reading…






Why do the prices at Marlan Gary Funeral Home, The Chapel of Peace seem less than other funeral homes?

It is important to Marlan Gary, that there are services offered to meet most families budget without sacrificing dignity, comfort and compassion. We believe that if we make our prices affordable and our services unforgettable then families will recommend us to their other family and friends and that is how we grow our business andContinue Reading…






Why should I prearrange my funeral or burial?

When you plan ahead at The Marlan Gary Funeral Home, you will be able to consider the many options available. You will have the opportunity to make an informed decision about your funeral, cemetery arrangements, and the memorial service that you prefer. You will be able to make choices that are meaningful to both youContinue Reading…






How can I help a child deal with the death of a loved one?

Children grieve just as adults do. Any child old enough to form a relationship will experience some form of grief when a relationship is severed. Adults may not view a child behavior as grief as it is often demonstrated in behavioral patterns which we misunderstand and do not appear to us to be grief suchContinue Reading…






What happens during the cremation process?

The casket or container is placed in the cremation chamber, where the temperature is raised to approximately 1400 degrees to 1800 degrees Fahrenheit. After approximately, 2 to 2 1/2 hours, all organic matter is consumed by heat or evaporation. The residue which is left is bone fragments, known as cremated remains. The cremated remains areContinue Reading…