The Post-Journal newspaper, a local newspaper covering Jamestown, New York, posts obituaries, as do the websites of individual funeral homes in the area. Many of the obituaries published in the Post-Journal include the date and time of the funeral, as of 2015.
Jamestown has six funeral homes, and five of them have websites with obituaries and funeral times posted. The businesses offer pre-planning and grief support in addition to traditional funeral and cremation services.
A funeral service provides the opportunity for survivors to share their loss and express their grief. Mourners typically hold funerals at a place of worship or a funeral home. Services vary depending on the religious denomination of the deceased and the wishes of the family.