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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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Details To Consider When Choosing A Headstone For A Child

25 January 2018
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For any parent, there is nothing more difficult than the death of a child. Even as you mourn, you have a number of duties that you'll need to consider. Getting through the funeral is a big accomplishment, and next on your list of priorities will be to think about a headstone. Your funeral director or funeral home like Maurice Moore Memorials can put you in contact with a headstone company that can gently discuss options for you. Read More …

Memorial Grave Marker Benches: Three Ideas To Consider

25 January 2018
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Memorial grave marker benches offer a unique way to honor your loved one's memory. The bench portion provides a place to sit while paying your respects, and it can also be used to display potted plants and flowers throughout the year. There are many different designs to consider, and the following three options may provide you with inspiration as you begin shopping for a bench to mark your loved one's grave. Read More …

The Cremation Funeral Service: Yay Or Nay?

23 January 2018
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There are many funeral homes that offer various services for the deceased, allowing for different belief systems to practice their own funeral rites. One such funeral service that is rarely requested or accepted is the cremation funeral service. Some funeral homes will ask you if you want this service when you select cremation for the deceased. Others do not ask and you have to request it. Either way, a description of this practice follows, so that you can choose yay or nay in the event that you are asked. Read More …

Are You Planning Your Own Funeral?

19 January 2018
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If you have decided to plan your own funeral, that is a very considerate act on your part. Think about it. Those who are left behind will already by grieving for you, and facing making funeral plans will just add to their burden. However, if you take care of eery detail that is connected with a funeral, your loved ones will be spared that sad burden. From writing down things that are important to you to buying a funeral package, here are some ideas that might help you to plan your own funeral. Read More …

Considerations For Graveside Services Held In Summer

18 January 2018
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When planning a graveside service for a summer funeral, there may be a few extra steps you want to take to ensure mourners are comfortable and taken care of in the heat. Work with your funeral home director and use these ideas as you plan a summer funeral service. Provide Fans One option for helping everyone to stay cool and comfortable is to provide everyone with paper fans. These fans can be customized for the funeral service by adding your loved one's name on one side, or you can have them printed with all of the information you would normally put on a memorial card. Read More …