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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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Two Reasons Why You Should Pre-Purchase Your Gravestone

19 November 2018
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Whether it is the loss of a beloved member of your family or your own demise, death is bound to knock on every living person's door at some point. Because it is inevitable, you should plan for your own death in advance. Part of the planning process is selecting your gravestone. The gravestone marks the spot where your remains lay to rest and will be viewed by anyone who walks near it. Read More …

Coordinate A Beautiful And Fitting Funeral Service For Your Aunt

3 October 2018
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Consider the minister of your church as a close confidant and a person to lean on while grieving the death of your aunt and planning her funeral service. Not only will you be able to release your thoughts of sadness and uncertainty in private, you will also receive help with planning a beautiful service. Update The Funeral Home Staff About Your Plans Decide to have the funeral at the funeral home, at the church that your aunt belonged to, or at a private venue. Read More …

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 …