Several of the families we serve seek our assistance in arranging catered events before, during or after a funeral service, and this is a service we are pleased to provide. At Geo. H. Lewis & Sons, we utilize the services of a full-service licensed caterer to accommodate a family’s catering preferences, from simple to most lavish.
Some examples of popular catering options are listed below. However, we and our caterer will gladly work with any family to design custom catering options as well.
Hors d'oeuvres During a Visitation or a Reception
Families may desire for the caterer to coordinate the serving of hors d’oeuvres, either passed with silver service or prepared on silver platters and positioned at buffet-type stations, during a visitation or at a reception following a service. Several menus, with a variety of pricing points, are available from the caterer.
Residential Receptions or Refreshments at the Cemetery
Families have opted for a variety of settings for catered receptions, from events at their homes to picnic-style receptions at the cemetery following a morning graveside interment service. Geo. H. Lewis & Sons’ catering purveyor is intimately familiar with preparing for funeral receptions of all kinds, and will gladly work with you to make arrangements designed specifically for your event.
Other Options Available from the Caterer
Some families may opt for wine and cheese, or other beverage service, during a reception at Geo. H. Lewis & Sons. As with the other selections available, the caterer offers a variety of pricing points, with several vintages and libations from which to choose.