Planning A More Beautiful Funeral Service

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 […]

Funeral Etiquette: Offering Expressions Of Condolences To The Bereaved

When a friend or acquaintance passes on or faces a death in their family, offering your help can make a huge difference. However, you may not always know exactly what may be acceptable, making you hesitant to offer your support. This article provides a guide on what is proper etiquette when sending sympathy cards, flowers, […]

5 Things You Can Do To Make The Funeral Service More Celebratory

If you are planning the funeral of a loved one, you may be wondering what you should and should not include in order to make the service as comfortable for the family as possible. Here are a few things that you can do to make a funeral service more celebratory: Limit Expressions Often, during a […]