A Bittersweet Goodbye: A Blog About Funerals

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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

Items You May Want To Place In Your Loved One's Casket At Burial

It is never easy to say goodbye to a deceased loved one, but it can be helpful for the healing process to leave a sentimental item behind in the casket. It is natural to want to place some special mementos in the casket of a departed family member or friend, as this helps to create a sense of a connection with the person that you have just recently lost. If you are un

3 Services The Funeral Home You're Working With Should Offer

Are you looking for a funeral home to look with to help you deal with the passing away of a loved one? Doing so can take a lot of pressure off your shoulders. Here are a few services your chosen funeral home should be able to offer you: Prearrangements It can be tough to plan for the funeral of a loved one because it must be done so soon after the passing when you are

What to Consider When You Choose a Funeral Home

Whether you're planning for your future or arranging a funeral for a loved one, selecting a funeral home can be a difficult process. Ask questions of prospective funeral homes and take notes or ask if they have pamphlets or other documents you can take with you to compare with other funeral homes you've contacted. Budget One of the first things you should consider whe