Koch Funeral Home
Announcements ~ Pandemic Update
At Koch Funeral Home, we recognize that amid this pandemic, we all have fears and concerns for the safety of our families and loved ones. Unfortunately, death and grief do not pause during a crisis. For 107 years, Koch Funeral Home has been taking care of members of this community and we stand ready to help you now. We will remain open and our experienced, caring staff will continue assisting families during this critical time.
To compassionately serve and guide families with our experience and knowledge as they honor their loved ones.
We are sorry for the loss that brings you here and are ready to serve you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
You have your own unique comfort level about honoring your loved one during this pandemic.
To assist you, we take extra safety precautions and offer many options.
Please let us know how we can help.
F. Glenn Fleming
Funeral Director, Supervisor
"The experience to serve you better, the compassion to understand your needs".
It is clear to me that LOVE can’t wait.
When you lose a loved one, your LOVE for them continues on and looks for ways to be expressed.
And others’ LOVE for you wants to be expressed also.
We will deeply listen to you and help you find the expressions that feel most authentic and comfortable.
Please visit our Because LOVE Can't Wait, Helping Grieving Hearts Heal, Monday's Moments Blog and Bereavement Gatherings & Events pages for more information about the different programs and resources we offer.
Jackie Naginey Hook, MA
Spiritual Director, Celebrant and End-of-Life Doula
Watch the video below and learn more about the Helping Grieving Hearts Heal program.
We invite you to Monday's Moments Gathering, these monthly series are part of our Helping Grieving Hearts Heal program along with many other programs we offer to the community.
Being thoughtful about the following topics can make you more thankful now: what happens as we die and hospice, companioning ourselves and others through grief, appropriate legal documents, instructions to the funeral director, Have the Talk of a Lifetime and many more. Read More>>>
Finding balance in grief can be challenging. We allow ourselves to feel the grief while also engaging in our new lives. At this gathering, we'll discuss how both are part of our healing. Read More>>>
Please join us in the comfort of your own home for our monthly Death Café. You can sip on coffee and tea, eat your favorite dessert and discuss death with us. Read More>>>
When speaking about the grief of losing a loved one, psychiatrist and author Elisabeth Kübler-Ross said, “You will be whole again but you will never be the same.”
When you’ve lost a loved one, healing happens best when done with love. Read More>>>
Join us for a virtual gathering to honor Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day and learn about the planned Footprints in the Field Remembrance Garden on the grounds of Calvary Harvest Fields in Boalsburg. Read More>>>
Complimentary - Stop in and pick one up.
The Koch Funeral Home Funeral Planning Guide was carefully designed to meet the needs of our community; it is both informative and educational. This is a resource for you. With the help of experts in various fields, this guide is a compilation of important items to consider.
Some of these items include: Preplanning, Burial Services, Cremation Services, Cemeteries, Veterans Services, Travel Security Plans, Legal Issues and Estate Liquidation.
Please contact Jackie Naginey Hook if you would like to receive a copy or click here to learn more.
Welcome to our website!
We are happy to welcome you to the Koch Funeral Home website. We hope you find it user friendly and informative.
We have learned that meaningful funeral experiences are an important first step on your grieving journey. Other steps include taking the grief you feel on the inside and expressing it on the outside, or mourning in ways that are significant to you. To help encourage you and others on these journeys, Koch Funeral Home partnered with Jackie Hook and created Helping Grieving Hearts Heal program. This program helps and supports individuals as they grieve.
To learn more about this program and content that may help you individually or family members you are invited to read our Monday's Moment blog or visit our Facebook community. Our intention is to share supportive information that will be helpful to you and your family.
As always, feel free to contact us should you need any assistance.
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Phone: (814) 237-2712 | 2401 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801