A Bittersweet Goodbye: A Blog About Funerals

Stacey Myers

Important Aspects To Remember When Finalizing Funeral Pre-Arrangements

You might have specific wishes for how you want your final services to be held. You do not want to leave these plans to chance by entrusting them to your friends and relatives. You want to put them down in writing and file them with the funeral home of your choosing. However, before you start putting them together, you may wonder what aspects to include and how to dec

Sharing Your Grief When You Can't Share Space: Planning a Memorial During the Pandemic

Social distancing guidelines and other pandemic-related restrictions have changed the way individuals can come together. This includes the ability for people to come together in their time of grief to celebrate the life of a loved one who has recently passed. However, while the pandemic may force you to make some changes when planning your loved one's memorial service

Why Cremation Continues To Grow In Popularity

Funerals are becoming increasingly expensive. Traditional arrangements can cost families several thousands of dollars. For example, when someone dies without life insurance, the survivors left behind face going into serious debt to cover the funeral plans of that person. However, instead of leaving your family or estate in debt, you can plan out services that do not i

The Appeal of Planning a Cremation Service for Your Final Arrangements

A traditional viewing and funeral may not appeal to your sensibilities. You may think that both are too drawn out and expensive. You cannot fathom spending the time or money that both require. Instead, you may prefer something shorter and more cost-effective for your final arrangements. You can plan out a cremation service and finalize it with a reputable funeral home

Cemetery Headsones: What Stone Do You Want?

Whether you are preparing a loved one for burial or you are pre-arranging your own funeral, choosing a cemetery headstone is part of the process. Cemetery headstones needs to be within the regulations of the chosen cemetery regarding design, size, and other factors, but overall the material you choose for your headstone is up to you. Cemetery headstones come in a