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Irwin-Beck Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PC
175 North Main St
Spring Grove, PA 17362
717-225-1677

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Thank you for visiting our web page. If you are new to us please feel free to browse around and get to know us. If you are a seasoned visitor you will notice a new look. We have made some changes to better serve you and our client families. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email at chrisbeck@irwinbeck.com or call at anytime at 717-225-1677.

Irwin-Beck Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.C. is one of the oldest family owned, independently operated funeral homes in York County. The firm was established in 1887 by the Sauter family and purchased in 1982 by Robert E. Irwin "Bob" and his wife, Carole. As of June 1st, 2009, Chris Beck, and his wife Laura, purchased the funeral home. The Beck's will continue the long standing tradition of personally providing service to families 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Irwin-Beck Funeral Home is honored to serve all area residents with personal and dignified service regardless of race, religion, creed, or socioeconomic status. Services may include traditional funerals with viewing, visitation, cremation, memorial service, graveside service, prearranged services and follow-up care. Each family is encouraged to memorialize their loved one in a manner that personally reflects individual lifestyle and means.

Irwin - Beck Funeral Home is a member of the following organizations:

The Golden Rule

Spring Grove Area Chamber of Commerce

NFDA (National Funeral Directors Association)

PFDA (Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association)

YCFDA (York County Funeral Directors Association)

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Planning a Funeral

Pre-Planning

Life Choices

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 pre-plan their own arrangements.

Please call us at 717-225-1677 to set up an appointment to discuss pre-planning with a caring professional.

Why Pre-Plan?

Peace of Mind
Many who have undergone the emotional strain of arranging a funeral within hours of losing a loved one have made the choice to pre-plan their own funeral. Doing so lifts the burden from their loved ones by relieving decision-making pressure at a time of grief and emotional stress.

Personal Choice
Funeral arrangements are a deeply personal choice. Pre-planning provides you with the time needed to make practical, detailed decisions that reflect your standards, lifestyle, taste and budget. And we assure you and your family that the choices you make will be carried out as planned.

Lower Costs
When you finalize your plan, we can advise you of the total cost. You do not have to set aside funds for your plan, but doing so protects you against escalating funeral costs. By locking in today's funeral costs and ensuring that the necessary funds are set aside, you help relieve yourself of unnecessary future worry and your survivors of an unexpected expense.

Immediate Arrangements

In Time of Need

We understand that making the many decisions which come at a time of loss can be difficult. We offer our support by providing you with options as you consider making immediate arrangements.

Please call us at 717-225-1677 to make arrangements in person with a caring, professional Funeral Director.

Grief Support

Welcome to the Griefwords Online Library

Brought to you by the Center for Loss and Life Transition - Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D., Director

Helping Others with Grief

A friend has experienced the death of someone loved. How can you help? The following articles provide many practical suggestions for helping others with grief:

Helping a Friend in Grief

Helping a Grandparent Who is Grieving

Helping a Grieving Friend in the Workplace

Helping a Suicide Survivor Heal

Helping Your Family When a Member is Dying

Helping Yourself with Grief

Someone you love has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and the person who died.  It is an essential part of healing. The following articles provide many practical suggestions to help you move toward healing in your unique grief journey.

Mustering the Courage to Mourn

Love and Grief:
In Communion and Greater Than the Sum of Their Parts

Helping Yourself Heal When Someone Loved Dies

Will I Befriend My Feelings Or Will I Deny, Repress, Or Inhibit Them?

Helping Yourself Heal When Your Spouse Dies

Helping Yourself Heal When Your Child Dies

Helping Yourself Heal When Your Parent Dies

Helping Yourself Heal When a Baby Dies

Helping Yourself Heal During the Holiday Season

For and About Grieving Children and Teenagers

Children and teenagers have special needs following the death of a friend or family member.  The following articles provide wonderful insight in helping children and teens understand and express their grief.

How to Talk to the Children and Teens in Your Life About the Newtown, CT Tragedy

Helping Infants and Toddlers Cope with Grief

Helping Children Cope With Grief

Helping Children with Funerals

Helping Teenagers Cope with Grief

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Irwin-Beck Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Inc.
175 North Main St
Spring Grove, PA 17362
717-225-1677