In every circumstance, Wujek-Calcaterra maintains a tradition of personal attention to each families’ needs and individual desires. Whether your family is looking for a or an elaborate celebration of your loved one’s life or a simple, low cost cremation, our experienced staff will always work with you to ensure everything is done exactly as you wish.
Click on any of the links below to learn more about specific services that Wujek-Calcaterra can offer your family in their time of need:
- Traditional Burial / Entombment
- Cremation Services
- Green Burials
- Military Funerals
- Custom Designed Funerals
- International / Interstate Transportation
Wujek-Calcaterra will work closely with the cemetery of your families’ choosing to coordinate all of the services; if your family does not have cemetery property, we will be happy to make recommendations based on your needs. As a local, family owned business, Wujek-Calcaterra is pleased to offer a wide variety of caskets and vaults, all which are American made. Our product selection is extensive and is fit to meet any budget or level of personal taste—from discount caskets to custom designed options, we are confident that we can provide exactly what your family asks of us.
Wujek-Calcaterra is happy to offer a variety of cremation options, including:
- low cost cremations with no funeral services
- traditional visitation and funeral services followed by cremation
- memorial services or visitations after cremation has taken place
We will procure and file all of the necessary permits and authorizations required, as well as coordinate all of the services with a local crematory. Our experienced staff will also make arrangements with your clergy or church if you desire.
Wujek-Calcaterra respects the environment, and is more than willing to accommodate families that ask for a Green Burial service. Our professionals will advise your family on the necessary steps to take as well as the local cemeteries that offer Green Burial options. We are proud to offer “green” burial caskets which are made of all natural components and are 100% biodegradable.
Custom Designed Funerals
Wujek-Calcaterra is proud to be considered the premier funeral home in Michigan, and we understand that each funeral we conduct represents a unique life lived. We are experts at creating a meaningful service based on your families individual needs; we will be more than happy to listen to your needs and create a funeral which will honor all of your requests. Our 100 year history has seen us create innumerable custom funerals for families that honor their heritage, family, and faith, and have included such things as horse-drawn carriage hearses, bagpipers, and dove releases.
Death Away From Home
When funeral arrangements must unexpectedly be made away from home, Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons will assist you in any way that we can.
What to Do First
Call Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons at (586) 826-8550 day or night. It is not usually necessary for you to contact an out-of-state funeral home. We can do this for you. We will make the arrangements necessary to transport the deceased to the out-of-state funeral home for embalming, preparation, and return to Michigan. We will need some basic information from you, and we will ask you to call us upon your return to Michigan to set a time for an arrangement conference.
International / Interstate Transportation
When death occurs away from home, the expert staff at Wujek-Calcaterra is there to help. We are international shipping specialists and have extensive experience working with consulates and embassies from around the world. Our vast experience enables our staff to advise families about different airline options and rates, and will help ensure that the funeral costs are kept as low as possible while safely returning your loved one home. Feel free to call us at any time for more information, or if a death has occurred away from home.