Christman's Funeral Home was originally founded in 1941 by John Risser. Willis R. Christman purchased the funeral home on December 1, 1951. Willis provided personalized service to all he served.
Douglas E. Redinger, a graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, began his resident internship with Willis Christman. Doug continued the Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. traditions until June 2009, when the funeral home was purchased by Gregory A.Vaitl.
Gregory A. Vaitl, a native of Lebanon, has assumed the role of owner/supervisor. Greg served Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. while attending Northampton Community College for his Mortuary Science Degree. He completed his resident internship and was licensed while at the funeral home. Greg is honored to serve the communities of Lebanon County and beyond.
Most of us plan ahead in life. We plan for our wedding, our children's education, family vacations, and other significant expected life events. We also plan for the unexpected events of life by purchasing home, auto and medical insurance.
Understanding the benefits of pre-planning has prompted many to take the step to plan their own arrangements.
Please call us at (717) 272-7431 to set up an appointment to discuss pre-planning with a caring professional.
With our Basic Planner, you can take your time to consider the basic services and products which best suit your preferences and budget.. Traditional Services:
The following is a list of choices which represent the cost of our services. They may or may not include the casket or container required for visitation or viewing,burial,entombment or cremation.
You are in no way limited to these service options. You may itemize services in order to select only those which are right for you.
Veteran's Glory $5,995.00
Pre-Arrange Online or Make Arrangements:
This package includes basic services of the funeral director and staff; embalming; hairdressing,dressing,cosmetology,casketing,etc.; viewing/visitation for one hour prior to services (at the Funeral Home or another location); funeral ceremony (at the Funeral Home or another location); graveside service; hearse; and transfer of remains to the funeral home.
Veteran's Glory is for burial at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery only and includes a casket spray and a choice of an 18 Gauge casket or solid poplar casket. Veterans' Glory includes the following items at no charge: American Flag - $0.00
Military Honors (Rifle Volley,Bugler Playing Of Taps and Folding & Presenting the American Flag) - $0.00
One Plot for Veteran,Spouse and Dependent Child - $0.00
Opening and Closing of the Grave - $0.00
Monument (Upright Stone Constructed Of Granite or Marble) - $0.00
Inscription on the Monument - $0.00