Celebrant Services

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Omps Funeral Home is excited to add the services of a Certified Celebrant to the list of specialized services offered.

Joseph R. Dilleree and Timothy L. Grum are licensed funeral directors and embalmers at the Omps Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Recently, both completed training to be Certified Funeral Celebrants.

A Funeral Celebrant is a non- clergy person or funeral director who has been trained in the specific area of conducting funerals for families who wish to have a personalized and individualized funeral service experience.

Celebrants are for those who would prefer a service focused on their loved one’s life. They offer personalized funeral services, tributes, memorial services, or graveside memorial services. Services can be selected to fill the needs of any family. The Celebrant will meet with the family and clergy to help design a service that reflects the life and attributes of their loved one.

For more information or questions about this new program, call the Omps Funeral Home and Cremation Center.


“Being a Funeral Celebrant is truly a rewarding experience. There are many times when families don’t know exactly what they want, they just know they want something different. That is where we come in. From the moment we sit with the family for the initial visit, to that final moment we are together, it is a special celebration…a special journey. A journey full of stories that bring on waves of emotion about their most prized treasure…the loved one they lost.”

~Timothy L. Grum