Waitt Funeral Home
Funeral Services in Brockton, MA
We're a family-owned & operated facility serving this area for 3 generations, in business since 1928 and at this convenient location since 1956. We pride ourselves on our gracious and dignified individual service to the many families we currently have served throughout the years. Many years ago, founder Edward J. Waitt planted a seed of quality service and his daughter Lisa Waitt Belcher and her husband Gregory N. Belcher continue to nurture and grow this commitment.
Waitt Funeral Home
read moreThe loss of a loved one can leave you with a lot of unanswered questions, feelings of stress and anxiety and grief that makes events difficult to handle. The experienced funeral directors at Waitt Funeral Home will guide you through the aspects of the funeral service with compassion, dignity and respect. Our staff of dedicated professionals is available to assist you in making funeral service arrangements. From casket choices to funeral flowers, the funeral directors at Waitt Funeral Home provide individualized funeral services designed to meet the needs of each family.
read moreWaitt Funeral Home is a family owned and operated establishment that has been proudly serving the greater Brockton area, including all faiths and cultural heritages, for three generations. Originally founded in 1928, Edward J. Waitt relocated to our current location in 1956. Waitt Funeral Home has continually grown and developed to meet the needs of the community and families that inspire us to provide quality, affordable, and personalized service. While our facility has greatly expanded and improved to stay current in ever-changing times, we pride ourselves in maintaining our home with a welcoming environment of warmth and comfort.
read moreWe honor our veterans by obtaining a flag, military honors, VA grave marker, advice on obtaining additional VA benefits, and a free wood flag case as our gift to you for one's service to this country.
read moreWhen it comes to your final arrangements, shouldn't you make the decisions? The arrangements you make will reflect your exact wishes and desires. Pre-arranging your own service will help to ease the burden of your loved ones. It will also alleviate any questions, problems or differences, which can occur among family members. Pre-payment will protect you from the rising cost of prices, and it will not be a financial burden on your loved ones. When you plan ahead you know that your wishes will be fulfilled.
Social Security Benefits
read moreSome of the deceased's family members may be able to receive Social Security benefits if the deceased person worked long enough under Social Security to quality for benefits. You should get in touch with Social Security as soon as you can to make sure the family receives all of the benefits to which it may be entitled. Please read the following information carefully to learn what benefits may be available. A one-time payment of $255 can be paid to the surviving spouse if he or she was living with the deceased; or, if living apart, was receiving certain Social Security benefits on the deceased's record.
read moreFor over eighty years Waitt Funeral Home has been meeting the needs of people in Brockton and surrounding area towns. In 1988, an addition was incorporated, which doubled its size. We have made continual updates and improvements. Our 2006 addition of Belcher Chapel expanded our facility to accommodate services held here. In 2011 we remodeled a former addition with cathedral ceilings and Art Glass to re-invest in and update our facility, this improvement was renamed Waitt Funeral Chapel. Each of our chapels feature comfortable seating for over 100 people, video and audio capabilities, and accommodations to link both chapels for very large gatherings.
read moreThe basic Military Funeral Honors (MFH) ceremony consists of the folding and presentation of the United States flag to the veterans' family and the playing of Taps. The ceremony is performed by a funeral honors detail consisting of at least two members of the Armed Forces. The Funeral Honors rendered to you or your veteran will be determined by the status of the veteran. The type of Funeral Honors may be Full Military Honors, 7 Person Detail or a Standard Honors Team Detail. At least one of the funeral honors detail will be from the Armed Force in which the deceased veteran served.
read moreWe offer an array of caskets to suit the needs of all types of funeral services. Our funeral home offers distinct metal, wood, composite, and rental caskets ranging from $650 - $2,095. In addition to our showroom, we offer catalogue selection from various manufacturers to better serve you. Most people choose in the $995-$1,295 range and we have a large selection within those prices. For a more personal touch, we offer Life Symbol corners and custom casket panel inserts.