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Celebrating a Deceased Loved One’s Wonderful Life

A couple of years ago, one of my dear friend’s mother lost her brave battle with cancer. Although my friend was sad, she was happy her mother wouldn’t have to suffer any longer. With the help of a local funeral home, my friend and her family planned a funeral service to celebrate the amazing life of their loved one. After discussing the order of service with the caring staff at the funeral home, my friend decided to read the beautiful eulogy her mother wrote at the funeral service. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most common types of tasks a funeral home provides to families of deceased loved ones. Enjoy!

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Are You Planning The Cremation Service For Your Deceased Spouse?

6 July 2018
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If you are planning the cremation services for your deceased spouse, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed. After all, you are more than likely grieving over your loss. Having to plan a funeral service probably brings mixed emotions. On the one hand, you are probably grateful that you can plan exactly what your spouse would have loved for his or her service. On the other hand, it's just a lot to put together, isn't it? Read More …

4 Things To Know About Direct Cremation

14 June 2018
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End-of-life decisions can be difficult to make, and most people include their wishes in their wills. Some people opt for a direct cremation instead of having a traditional funeral and burial service or cremation following a funeral. If you have a loved one that has recently passed and requested a direct cremation in life, continue reading to learn more about what you need to know about direct cremation. You Can Work with a Funeral Home or a Crematory Read More …

Reasons To Provide Gloves For The Person Who Will Be Carrying The Cremation Urn

1 May 2018
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When you're planning a funeral service preceded by a cremation, you'll need to decide if you want the urn that holds the cremated remains to be stationary or not. While it's acceptable to have it on a memorial table somewhere in the room, another idea is to have someone — perhaps a family member — carry it up the aisle of the funeral home room. Should you choose this idea, providing gloves for this person is a smart idea. Read More …

Grave Markers And Headstones: Which One Is Right For Your Loved One’s Plot?

4 April 2018
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It is never too-soon to discuss and consider headstones, as this is an integral part of the interment and something that serves as a reminder, even legacy, after you are gone. The thing to know is that you have choices, and to be cognizant of any cemetery regulations that mandate the type of marker you select. Granite: Perhaps the most popular choice in headstones and markers today is granite; it seems relatively inexpensive by comparison to other materials and it offers a regal effect. Read More …

3 Reasons Why Funeral Services Are So Important

13 March 2018
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When someone passes away, the traditional thing to do is hold a funeral service from them at a funeral home. This service has so much meaning behind it, and there are so many reasons why funerals are held. Here are three reasons why funeral services at funeral homes are so important.  Closure  For a lot of people, a funeral service gives them a great deal of closure. It can sometimes be hard to let someone go, or even come to terms with the fact that they have passed on. Read More …