Guest Comfort at Funeral Services: How Evan W. Smith Creates a Supportive Atmosphere

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In an effort to deliver exceptional guest comfort at funeral services, providers offer gracious spaces and compassionate care.


During times of grief, funeral homes play a critical role in supporting the family of the deceased at a very difficult time. Beyond the traditional responsibilities of funeral planning, funeral directors and staff members also provide guests comfort at funeral services through thoughtfully designed environments and caring gestures.

In this blog, we will explore how Evan W. Smith Funeral Services goes far beyond the practical aspects of our services to help those in mourning find peace and solace.


Every aspect of our gracious facilities is carefully planned.

Funerals, memorial services, and celebrations of life offer an opportunity for relatives and friends to gather and share remembrances, acknowledge the loss, and support one another. The facilities that host these events are vitally important, and Evan W. Smith Funeral Services has worked hard to make our accommodations as attractive, convenient, and uplifting as possible.


  • Tranquil atmosphere
    We strive to create tranquil and peaceful environments where grieving families can find solace and reflect on their loved one's life. These spaces are designed to be calm and inviting, adorned with soft colors, soothing lighting, and tasteful décor. The goal is to provide a serene backdrop that encourages reflection and healing.
  • Welcoming spaces
    Our funeral homes serve as warm, inviting places for family and friends to gather. These spaces often include comfortable seating areas where people can share memories and provide mutual support. Creating an environment that promotes interaction and connection can be crucial during a time when people need it most.
  • Private rooms
    Included in our facilities are tastefully decorated private rooms where families can have some quiet, intimate moments with their loved one. These spaces are essential for those who wish to say their final goodbyes or have personal conversations in a more secluded setting.

  • Chapels
    Our chapels have been elegantly designed as an alternative for those who do not wish a formal church setting. Conveniently located within our funeral facilities, they offer a dignified setting for family, friends, and the community to gather together and pay tribute to the deceased.

  • Caring gestures create a comforting presence.
    With decades of experience in caring for families of all cultural backgrounds and diverse walks of life, Evan W. Smith Funeral Services is committed to making your time with us as memorable and heartening as possible. We pledge to treat you and your loved ones like family.

    Compassionate staff
    At Evan W Smith Funeral Services, our staff are trained to provide compassionate and empathetic support to grieving clients. They understand the emotional turmoil that families are going through and offer a comforting, supportive presence throughout the funeral planning and arrangement process.
  • Extensive personalization options
    Our funeral directors go above and beyond to personalize end-of-life services in a way that pays tribute to your departed loved one. Whether you wish to create a custom life tribute DVD, a special memorial display, or arrange for thematic music and readings, we will help you create a unique and meaningful service. We offer a wide array of attractive, thoughtful personalization products and services designed to enhance this very special event.
  • Grief counseling
    Evan W. Smith Funeral Services offers grief counseling and other mental health services to the Delaware community in collaboration with Leslie Holley, a Nationally Certified Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. “A Healing Place” is a series of workshops offered on a quarterly basis to help participants learn about the grief cycle and how to navigate the bereavement process in a healthy way. 

Funeral homes play a vital role in helping grieving clients find comfort and support during one of life's most challenging moments. Through comforting environments and caring gestures, they provide spaces for healing, reflection, and connection. Beyond the logistics of arranging a funeral, Evan W, Smith strives to create an atmosphere where people can find solace and begin the journey toward healing and acceptance. Designed for maximum flexibility, our facilities can accommodate the needs of every family. For everything from grand gatherings to small private services, as well as periods of visitation, traditional celebrations, contemporary memorial services, and more, you can rely on Evan W. Smith Funeral Services to provide a serene, well-appointed venue.

We hope you will consider choosing Delaware’s most prestigious funeral home. You are certain to find the guidance and care you deserve during your time of need. If you have questions about how we provide guest comfort at funeral services or wish to tour our facilities, we would be honored to accommodate you. Please reach out to us anytime.


About Evan W. Smith Funeral Services: Since 2009, residents of Wilmington, Dover, and the surrounding Delaware community have relied on the caring staff at Evan W. Smith Funeral Services to help them through their darkest hours. Family-owned and operated, the company offers an array of elite funeral care services, including traditional funerals, cremations, memorials, pre-planning, grief counseling, and more. With decades of experience caring for families from all cultural backgrounds and diverse walks of life, Evan W. Smith Funeral Services is committed to creating memorable, uplifting experiences that always exceed expectations. For more information, please visit

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