A Bittersweet Goodbye: A Blog About Funerals

Thoughtful Ways To Comfort Mourners At A Loved One's Funeral

Funerals are about more than just saying a final goodbye to a loved one. They can provide closure and give family members time and space to grieve. Providing comfort for all those in mourning at your family member's funeral can help create a moment of healing. Here are some thoughtful ways you can create a loving sendoff while providing comfort to everyone in attendan

First-Time Funeral Service Etiquette Tips

If you have recently learned that a loved one has passed away, then you may need to attend a funeral service for the first time. Since the event is a somber one, you should be as respectful as possible. There are a few different etiquette rules that you should follow to ensure respect, so keep reading to learn what they are. Arrive Quietly Most people will hold one or

3 Things To Keep In Mind When Having A Headstone Engraved For Your Loved One

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be overwhelming, especially when you're charged with designing their headstone. Keeping the following things in mind should help ease the stress when having your loved one's headstone engraved: Your Loved One's Personality When designing your loved one's headstone, keep their unique personality in mind. What kinds of designs

How to Hold a Meaningful Funeral Memorial Service

When someone passes away, they leave behind friends and family who mourn their passing. Their remains will be cremated or embalmed by a funeral home, but most people also decide to hold a memorial service. A memorial service is a chance to say goodbye and gain closure. Here are four tips that will help you hold a meaningful funeral memorial service: 1. Observe faith t

How Funeral Homes Adapt During Emergencies

Emergencies can come in many forms, but the main emergencies that affect funeral homes are healthcare-related. Pandemics, a rise in illnesses, or large numbers of illnesses in nursing home environments can all take a toll on area funeral directors. The question for many people is how a funeral home can adapt to meet these needs while maintaining their clients' needs a