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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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Discussing Cremation With Your Family: Four Things To Consider

31 December 2017
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If you are in the process of pre-planning your funeral and you decide on cremation, you may want to discuss your decision with your family. Some relatives may be uneasy with the idea of cremation, but talking about it in advance can help them understand your choice and respect your wishes. Here are a few things to remember as you talk about cremation. Discuss the Reasons for Your Choice People have different reasons for choosing cremation. Read More …

3 Reasons To Choose Cremation Instead Of A Traditional Burial

28 December 2017
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Have you been giving some thought to the things you want to have happen once you pass on? Are you getting ready to write out your will so that everyone knows what should be done? One thing that you should include as part of your will and other important final documents is information on what sort of expectations and arrangements you want in regards to your funeral. Although none of this is pleasant to think about, such things are extremely important to document. Read More …

Scout Out The Area In Which You’ll Scatter A Loved One’s Cremated Remains In Advance

27 December 2017
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When you're planning to scatter a loved one's cremated remains in a public area, you want to do more than just show up with some family members and friends in tow, open the urn, and shake out the remains. While you must always get permission from the proper authorities before organizing this sort of ceremony, it's also a good idea to carefully scout out the area in advance — often, by making repeated visits to the area. Read More …

3 Tips For Handling Visitors During Your First Funeral For A Close Loved One

27 December 2017
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If you are dealing with the death of a close loved one for the first time, you may dread the funeral. Not only is this a difficult time of intense grief, you may be uncertain as to how to deal with the many visitors at both the viewing and the funeral service. If so, use the following tips for handling interactions with visitors during your first funeral for a close loved one. Read More …

Choosing A Cremation Urn For Mom: Four Ideas To Consider

19 December 2017
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Having your mom pass away can be a devastating experience at any age. Paying tribute to her life and the love she gave can be one way to help deal with the grief. For a mother who chose cremation, selecting a beautiful cremation urn can be part of that tribute. Here are just some of the options available to choose from. Wooden Urn Boxes Wooden urn boxes offer a unique take on the classic urn. Read More …