Chapel of Hope maintains a tradition of personal attention to our families' needs and individual desires. Whether choosing a traditional burial or cremation, we will help you create a perfect memorial that will reflect the individuality of your loved one. A funeral represents the opportunity to reflect on the meaning of a life that has been lived, and to expand on the meaning of that life with family and friends.
Our funeral directors and staff here to offer guidance and address your questions and concerns about the funeral process during a most difficult time. Donít be afraid to ask us a lot of questions to be sure you know your options and understand the process. Many details have to be considered, and decisions made, in arranging a service, whether at the time of need or in advance. We at Chapel of Hope want to make it easier for you by providing helpful information.
We are trained to not only help you with arrangements, but to also be an advisor and supporter during your time of grief. We can assist you in coping with death and can even recommend sources of professional help.
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Professional Direction of Services
We offer professional direction of services, whether they are held in our funeral home, in a church, at a cemetery, or in a private home or other location.
According to your needs, we offer limousine service for the family, clergy and pallbearers, as well as a hearse and flower vehicle to the cemetery.
Minister, Priest, Celebrant ...
In accordance with your faith, we will consult with your choice of clergy and provide the necessary information for the service.
Our staff is knowledgeable and experienced in the funeral practice of most religions, as well as those of the various fraternal orders. We will adeptly oversee proper adherence to ceremonies and rituals. Many of our client families choose to honor their deceased through non-religious forms of memorialization, and we can assist with that as well.
Government and Insurance Payments
We assist our client families in filling out and filing forms for Social Security, Veteran's benefits, insurance, pensions, union benefits, Civil Service benefits, etc. Of course, these matters are handled in strictest confidence. We do have an in-house Notary Public for your convenience.
When a death occurs outside our community, you can rely on Chapel of Hope to handle all the details. We have contacts in most every city in the United States and many cities throughout the world. We can arrange services or burial according to your wishes almost anywhere. In this way, we can help you avoid duplication of effort, unnecessary expense, anxiety and needless travel.
We can arrange transportation for the deceased and escorts anywhere through our more than 3,200 world-wide affiliates.
Embalming and Viewing Policy
New Mexico law provides that all bodies not disposed of within thirty hours after death must be embalmed or refrigerated. If you do not want embalming, we provide refrigeration immediately in lieu thereof, and we require it after thirty hours.
You may have a funeral service with an unembalmed body present; however, public viewing of an unembalmed body is not allowed. Only the immediate family will be allowed to view an unembalmed body, if viewing is possible.
For more information or to setup an appointment please call 575-392-5683 or contact us.