Our Entrusted Love Ones
~ Obituaries, Tributes, Condolences and Gifts of Love & Support ~
Monday, March 30, 2020
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Monday, March 9, 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Under A Test of Time
Let us first start by giving our deepest condolences to all those who have lost loved ones to this new Coronavirus Strain (COVID-19) and additionally we are lifting healing prayers to all that have been diagnosed. Fear & Stress can weaken your immune system so we also pray for internal peace for you, your Family & your Community, as you search for ways to overcome, protect and support each other. We thank & commend all the Healthcare Professionals & Local Government Officials, that our at the frontlines of this battle.
We Stand by You ALL.
As the President of the Massachusetts Funeral Director's Association (MFDA) stated, Assisting families and friends with loss is our privilege and honor as funeral directors. Given the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to know that funeral directors throughout Massachusetts are taking precautions to limit exposure to the coronavirus.
Our firm is still operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week making certain that those entrusted to our care and the families we serve, are receiving uninterrupted service and attention, regardless of the cause of death or the limitations in memorializing them.
In the last days and weeks, we have been following the MFDA, who have been in contact with state and federal agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, ensuring that the information funeral homes receive are as current as possible.
Today we found ourselves reaching out to local officials, ensuring that we moved forward with the public welfare as our primary concern. We have always followed the guidelines of OSHA and have been inspected by the Local Department of Public Health on an Annual basis. As part of our annual license renewal, we participate in public health and safety training. As health officials have indicated, one way to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus is through limiting public gatherings. Basically affecting the operations of Places of Assembly, which the Governor has defined and outlined a funeral home, as such.
Our sympathies go out to anyone who has the additional burden of grief and loss during this time, and we are here to guide each family with their particular needs on an individual basis.
We encourage bereaved families to work with our funeral directors to create meaningful services that fall within the governor's emergency order of limiting large public gatherings.
~Please See Our Option for Precaution under Our Services~
By now, you are aware that another way to limit the spread of the virus is to refrain from going out in public if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or are feeling unwell, we will need your cooperation to use good judgement, as we continue to lay your loved ones to rest. If you are experiencing a cough, fever, or shortness of breath, we kindly ask that you refrain from attending the arrangement conference or services, to prevent spreading illness, but to also protect those at high-risk. You can feel free to call and reach out to us, Our Directors will be willing to share your sympathies with the family and feel free to inquire about other options to let the bereaved know that you support and care for them.
We live and work in your communities and we take the impact of this pandemic seriously.
Please know that above all, we are committed to the families we serve. We remain focused on maintaining high standards and ethical practices, as we serve your loved ones and the bereaved with the health and well-being of our communities in mind, as we move forward together in the coming weeks and months.
~ Together We Will Over Come ~
Welcome to Floyd A. Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
We believe that creating a meaningful ceremony when death occurs can greatly assist our families with their emotional, psychological and spiritual journey; from grief to healing. This honorable tribute is the first step in the grieving process and we know it should not be taken lightly.
The passing of a loved one often causes a temporary disconnect from the world around us, as we search for answers and a sense of meaning - Pressed to make internal adaptations to this new reality, know as Grieving.
It is the mission of the Floyd A. Williams Funeral Home, to insure that the services create a memorable experience; conducted with professionalism, dignity and honor.
As Funeral Directors, we have had to embrace the reality in which we will face our own mortality and additionally, deal with the loss of our loved ones - the love, respect & reverence held for their life and our relationships, transcends to our service within our stand of care and service.
This has become a Ministry of Paying it Forward - we look at your choice to entrusting your loved to our care, as a mutually beneficial relationship that is deeper the just a business relationship. Over the 45 years of servicing our families, we have found, that their is a great appreciate for our manner of care and the ability to trust and lean on our professionals in your time of need. What most of you don't realize is that we build our inner strength, purpose and faith knowing that your families, in their individual time:
Bearing the storm,
Picking up their batons,
Continuing to moving in their purpose
and Resting on their Tomorrow.
Therefore let's start our relationship off with allowing us to say, thank you in advance for revealing that when the time comes, we can get through the darkness.