A Bittersweet Goodbye: A Blog About Funerals

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Benefits Of Advance Funeral Planning

A death in the family often comes as a shock to the surviving family members. There can be numerous decisions to make, often while everyone involved is highly emotional. Planning a funeral or memorial service can be an overwhelming experience. However, if you take the time to plan your funeral in advance, you can make the process far more simple for any loved ones tha

3 Reasons to Go With Cremation Services

When you are placed in the position of needing to make the funeral arrangements for a loved one, you will need to decide between a burial or a cremation service. If you are not familiar with cremation services, you might not know why it can be the better choice for many people. To help you have a better understanding, you will want to spend a little time reviewing the

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