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COVID-19 Pandemic Update April 1, 2020

At Trahan Funeral Chapel, we recognize our responsibility to protect the health of those we have the honor and privilege of serving, the public and ourselves. We will continue to guide families, as we always have, in ways they can meaningfully commemorate a unique life lived, while adhering to the guidelines issued by federal, state and local public health officials. We will encourage families to limit events to the immediate family, or create guest lists or issue invitations for specific timeframes for attendees.

We will continue to ask: if you have a cold or flu like symptoms or fever, please stay at home. We will limit the number of persons in face to face arrangements, limit all viewing, gatherings or ceremonies to 10 people at any one time and ask there be no shared or community food on premise.

Trahan Funeral Chapel continues to be actively engaged and receives regular information from the CDC, the State of Michigan, the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Funeral Directors Association and the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, about the continued evolution of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

If we can be of assistance, please contact us at any time.

Trust is a Tradition at Trahan

Helping Families for Over 80 Years

Still owned & managed by the same Trahan family since our inception in 1935, we understand that death is difficult and each situation is unique. Our sincere, knowledgeable staff with years of experience is progressive and know how to listen. All were born and raised in the Bay City-Essexville area.

Centrally located in Bay County, our one-floor modern facility has no steps to climb with intimate and personal chapels, Wi-Fi throughout, family lounges with complimentary coffee, and our Hall of Meditation to provide solace in a time of stress and emotion.

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Customized Services

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Honoring Loved Ones

You will feel the support of knowing we are here to walk with you through this inevitable journey of grief every step of the way.
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Caring Staff

We are committed to providing support, compassion, information, & guidance as needed to all of those in need in the community.
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We're proud to do our part in honoring veterans, and giving back to those whose sacrifice and patriotism define our great nation.
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256 N. Madison Avenue  Bay City, MI 48708  Phone: 989-893-6583

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