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Paradise Funeral Chapel in Michigan Offers Drive-Thru Viewing Of Deceased

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Paradise Funeral Chapel in Michigan Offers Drive-Thru Viewing Of Deceased Paradise Funeral Chapel in Michigan Offers Drive-Thru Viewing Of Deceased Paradise Funeral Chapel in Michigan Offers Drive-Thru Viewing Of Deceased Most people these days lead very busy lives. That's one reason owners of a local funeral home decided to make saying your final goodbyes a little more convenient. The funeral home now has a drive-thru window. "You may find people who are afraid of funeral homes, now they can view their loved ones from the convenience of their car," said Ivan Phillips, owner of Paradise Funeral Chapel. Phillips unveiled the drive-thru funeral services on Sunday. "I wanted to bring something to Saginaw that we've never had here before," he said. In the past, Phillips has allowed disabled family members to watch video of funerals and take part in visitation services over the Internet using cameras. "The funeral industry is changing rapidly. So my intent was to bring something here that was accessible to the community," Phillips said. As cars pull up to the drive-thru, curtains move back after a sensor in the ground detects a vehicle's weight. Sharise Phillips, manager of the funeral home, said the drive-thru offers protection from inclement weather and comfort for the disabled.