Planning A More Beautiful Funeral Service

When You Should Say “No” To Giving A Eulogy

One of the key moments for those who gather at a funeral home to pay their respects is when one or more people eulogize the person who has recently passed away. The eulogy serves as an opportunity for the attendees to get to know the deceased person better, as well as understand the value of […]

How Can You Host a Good Funeral?

As the host of a funeral, you may be wondering how you can make the experience positive for everyone who attends. Here are some planning tips for arranging a good funeral.  Make it a Team Effort One thing that you can do to set the mood right away is to make it a collaborative effort […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Pre-Need Funeral Contracts

It is not uncommon for people to plan their funerals ahead of time. There are actually a few reasons for this. For starters, advance planning gives you the assurance that everything is handled just the way you want it to be. Family members and friends do not have to make any decisions, and you know […]

3 Ways A Funeral Home Can Help You Plan A Veteran’s Funeral

Planning a funeral for a veteran can often be a difficult experience, mostly because there are so many considerations involved if you want to attempt to honor the veteran’s service. Listed below are just a few of the ways that a funeral home can help you plan a veteran’s service. Acquiring A Headstone Or Marker From […]

Connecting With The Right Funeral Home For Your Pre-Planning Needs

When creating your own funeral pre-plan, it’s important to find the funeral home that will fulfill your final wishes and support your family as they deal with their loss. You’ll want to work with a funeral home that has the people and services you and your family will need most. Many offer similar services but […]

How Cremation Benefits Your Family Once You’ve Passed On

When creating your funeral pre-plan, consider choosing cremation as one way to ease the burden on your family after you’ve passed away. They will be dealing with their grief over losing you while trying to make the final funeral arrangements that you’ve set forth in your funeral pre-plan. Cremation can make this process easier for […]

Strategies To Help You Provide Comfort At A Funeral

Whenever you attend a funeral service, there’s a high probability that you’ll encounter someone — either a member of the bereaved family or another person attending to show his or her sympathy — who needs to be consoled. While there’s no rule that suggests that doing so is your job, it’s always kind to lend […]

Environmentally Conscious? Why You Should Choose A Biodegradable Casket

If you’re one of the many people who are becoming more environmentally aware, you may be adjusting your behavior so that you don’t inflict unnecessary harm on the natural world. As your last act, you can choose a biodegradable casket as your final tribute to preserving nature and wildlife. Learning more about the benefits of […]

Memorial Service Etiquette To Know

The first step to understanding how to behave at a memorial service is to understand how it differs from a funeral service. Memorials tend to take place in lieu of or in addition to a funeral. This is a meeting during which the body of the deceased is not typically present. During the event, family […]

Reasons For Choosing Cremation In Your Funeral Pre-Plan

Cremation is expected to soon be more popular than traditional full-body burial. People choose cremation for a number of reasons. Here are some of the reasons you may find cremation to be a good fit for you when doing your funeral pre-planning. 1. You have more options to control the overall funeral costs. With a […]