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All About Cremains: The Ashes After Cremation

By |2022-11-01T14:36:55-05:00October 27th, 2022|Blog Post|

We understand that most people have questions about the cremation process and cremains. However, you may not feel comfortable asking professional funeral directors these questions soon after a loved one’s death. So, here is a gentle (but forthright) discussion about what will be returned to you after your loved one is cremated.

Funeral Preplanning Is Not As Hard As It Sounds

By |2022-09-15T20:32:11-05:00September 15th, 2022|Blog Post|

We do not mean to make light of funeral preplanning. However, making your own funeral arrangements does not have to be difficult once you have the right mindset. Here are some tips for taking this important step in the end-of-life process. Tips for Funeral Preplanning If you work with a funeral home, you can make

Prepaid Funeral Checklist: How to Plan a Prepaid Burial

By |2022-08-01T11:22:44-05:00August 1st, 2022|Blog Post|

You may have seen commercials about funeral insurance while watching your favorite TV show. While this is one way to deal with funeral costs, there are simpler ways to take care of this necessary expense. But first, let’s discuss the process and benefits of funeral planning using our prepaid funeral checklist.

Beautiful Ashes: How Cremation Rings and Jewelry Are Made

By |2022-07-21T14:23:41-05:00July 21st, 2022|Blog Post|

One lovely way to pay tribute to your loved one’s memory is to wear a beautiful piece of cremation jewelry that contains a small amount of cremated ash. While this concept may sound strange, it’s important to remember that the Victorians did something similar. However, instead of ashes, they carried locks of hair from their

Cremation Ceremonies: When, Where, and How-To Guide

By |2022-07-12T11:10:04-05:00July 12th, 2022|Blog Post|

People sometimes have a difficult time discussing end-of-life events. The topic is hard to think about, and the vocabulary is sometimes not clearly defined. For example, let’s discuss cremation ceremonies – what they are and how to plan one.

Cremation Plans: How to Pre-Plan a Cremation

By |2022-05-23T14:34:43-05:00May 23rd, 2022|Blog Post|

One of the best gifts you can leave behind for your loved ones is the gift of a pre-planned funeral. Your plan will let your loved ones know your end-of-life preferences. Also, planning your services ahead of time will allow your loved ones to spend their time comforting one another at the time of your

How to Choose a Cremation Service: Tips for Finding the Best Provider

By |2022-04-12T14:22:37-05:00April 12th, 2022|Blog Post|

You might be surprised when you begin planning ahead for your end-of-life services. A simple internet search to find a local cremation service provider may yield a long list of companies, some that don’t have a physical location. So how do you select from among all of the cremation providers in your area? Here are

Skip the Burial: Here are a Few Funeral Alternatives to Consider

By |2022-03-14T13:24:09-05:00March 14th, 2022|Blog Post|

Before we discuss funeral alternatives for a traditional service, it is worth noting that many Americans are still opting to have a traditional funeral for their loved ones – one that consists of a viewing (visitation or wake), funeral, and graveside service. If this is your preference, talk with your local funeral home and create

A Guide to Direct Cremation: Costs and Services

By |2022-02-22T19:19:28-06:00February 22nd, 2022|Blog Post|

There are more options than ever when planning an end-of-life service. Funeral homes have listened to the families they serve, and some now offer low cost cremation, often referred to as direct cremation. Before we discuss this form of cremation, we would like to state that some families are still choosing burial as their preferred

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