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Funeral services

Can the body be kept at home before burial?

Yes, even when death occurs in hospital, the body may be transported home after completion of the usual formalities. Preservation and care are recommended, but not mandatory. If the passing away takes place at home, our advice is to entrust it as soon as possible to the custody of a funeral home where the best conditions of maintenance are in place.

What are burial and cremation?

Burial consists of placing the coffin containing the body of the deceased under the ground, either directly or in a grave, and possibly placing a memorial over it to mark the grave and turn it into a place dedicated to the memory of the deceased and meditation. Cremation is the burning of the coffin containing the body of the deceased in a crematorium. After cremation, the ashes are collected in an urn, which may be buried or its contents scattered, depending on the family's choice.

What to do in the event of death?

In the event of death, the procedure is as follows: First, the death must be declared and a death certificate prepared. If the death occurred at home, the death must be certified by a doctor. If the death occurred in hospital, the medical personnel will take care of it. If the death is due to an accident or suicide, it is advisable to contact the police station. The next step is to register the death by contacting the municipality where the death occurred within 24 hours. If the death occurred in a hospital or nursing home, staff can take care of it. The registrar will then draw up the death certificate and provide you with several copies, which you will need to transfer the body. Finally, the funeral ceremony must be prepared according to the wishes of the deceased, expressed orally or in a will. Our professionals can help you organise the ceremony according to your wishes, be it burial or cremation, with or without a religious ceremony.

How is a deceased person repatriated?

Repatriation is a complex process and can vary depending on the destination and circumstances of the death. It is therefore important to work with an experienced funeral home to guide you through the process and ensure a safe and legal repatriation. Repatriating a body involves numerous authorisations, such as local police authorisation and legal and health permits. We can help you obtain these authorisations and coordinate with the local authorities to ensure that the repatriation is conducted legally.

How to choose a suitable coffin?

When a loved one dies, the coffin is their final resting place, so it is important to choose one that respects their last wishes and suits your preferences. The choice of coffin depends on a number of factors, such as the type of tribute you wish to pay, personal values, the budget available or the religion of the deceased. There is a wide variety of coffins available, in different types of wood, cardboard or even lead, which can make the choice difficult at a time of mourning. It is therefore advisable to take into account the type of funeral you wish to organise in order to choose the most suitable coffin. The cost of a coffin depends on a number of criteria, such as shape, thickness, material used and optional accessories. When faced with all this information, it can be difficult to make a choice. Our consultants can help you find the most suitable coffin for your needs and budget at this difficult time.

What is a burial?

The term burial refers to the interment of the body of the deceased.

What is a death certificate?

A death certificate is an official document with which a doctor certifies the death of a person. When death occurs in hospital (in 75% of cases), a doctor at the hospital takes care of the declaration. If death occurs at home, it is traditionally the doctor treating the patient who issues the death certificate, although any doctor is authorised to do so. This document is essential to initiate the legal, administrative and memorial processes related to the death of a loved one.

What is cremation?

Cremation is the incineration of the body in a crematorium.

What is a funeral home?

Chosen by most families after the death of a loved one, the funeral home is the ideal place where to be close to the deceased before the funeral. Until the day of the ceremony, we provide you with warm and private spaces that allow you to watch over the deceased at your pace, from a few minutes to several hours, day or evening. So that this moment is as peaceful as possible, you can choose to personalise the space as you wish (flowers, music, etc.).

Plan ahead service

Why sign a funeral insurance contract?

The loss of a loved one is a real ordeal. To avoid aggravating the mourning, you can plan and organise everything now. With a funeral contract you can finance your funeral in advance and relieve your loved ones of a financial burden when the time comes. You can define your wishes (civil or religious ceremony, burial or cremation, place of burial, special wishes, etc.) and make arrangements for the funeral. Signing your contract, you can be sure that your wishes will be respected by the funeral home of your choice.

At what age can I take out a funeral insurance contract?

You must be at least 18 years old. There is no ideal age to take out a contract and protecting your loved ones is a personal decision. Our policies are flexible and customisable.

After life services

Which are the main post-mortem services provided?

The main services include: certifications, welfare practices, legal advice, notary advice, succession, psychological counselling.

Which are the formal criteria for the validity of a holographic will?

  • orthography: the will must be handwritten by the testator alone
  • date: indication of the day, month and year on which the document is written
  • signature: the document must be subscribed/signed by the author of the act
  • object: who the beneficiaries of the assets are and which provisions must be complied with

Why choose Servizi Funebri Nebuloni for after life services?

We guarantee an extensive network of assistance and support from consultants, professionals, legal and notary offices, to help you deal with the family challenges that follow the loss of a loved one. Many of these activities are free of charge and dedicated to those who rely on our organisation.

Why choose our inheritance service?

For our transparency, professionalism and punctuality.

What does our consultancy on inheritance procedures consist of?

It consists of comprehensive and customised consultancy in which we take care of the preparation and publication of the holographic will.

What does our succession consulting service consist of?

We support heirs in dealing with inheritance practices and their submission to the Agenzia delle Entrate.

What is Quiete Digitale?

The website that helps you manage your digital assets during your lifetime and your digital legacy after your death, while respecting your privacy.

What is a holographic will?

It is a type of will that must be written, signed and dated in the testator's own hand, as stipulated in Article 602 of the Civil Code.

Professional services

Why choose Servizi Funebri Nebuloni for Professional Services?

We offer full support to other funeral organisations with a wide range of services, a 1,500 square metres of warehouse, we handle bureaucratic formalities and give them the opportunity to use our Funeral Home.