Understanding The Funeral Prearrangement Process

Why Cremation Is A Convenient Option

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Cremation is increasingly being popular for many families when choosing a way to memorialize their deceased loved one. Even though the traditional burial remains to be the first go-to option for final needs, cremation is slowly keeping up. Among the many reasons as to why families are starting to consider cremation is convenience. Fewer Requirements Cremation is convenient because it has fewer requirements. The family does not need to prepare a casket, burial vault, headstone, and cemetery lot. Read More»

When And Where To Hold Funeral Services

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if you are having your first experience with planning a funeral, arranging services with funeral homes may be daunting. You’re planning the memorial of a person who was loved by many people, and there are lots of things to think about. The following are some common questions that come up in initial consultations with funeral homes: Where (Geographically) Should You Hold a Funeral? The geographic issue is one that has come up more and more often. Read More»

Take One Of These Approaches When It Comes To Scattering A Loved One's Remains

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The process of scattering the cremated remains of a loved one is the culmination of the series of challenging days that you’ve had since the loved one’s passing. Whether there has been a large funeral or just a small gathering with immediate family, visiting an area that held importance to your late family member and releasing the remains into the air is a solemn ceremony. It’s important to think about who will actually do this job. Read More»

Cremation For The Digital Age: Advantages Of USB Drive Urns

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In the digital age, traditions of the past are nothing like they used to be. This also applied to the world of cremation services. Traditionally, cremated remains of loved ones were placed in a urn or some type of special keepsake box. When this was the case, it allowed people to have a nice little memorial for their loved ones. As technology advanced, so did the ability to present cremated remains in a number of different ways. Read More»

A Funeral Service Is The Wrong Time To Bring Up These Topics

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When you attend funeral services, regardless of how well you knew the person being memorialized, your lone priority should be to support the person’s surviving family members and convey your sympathy. It may occasionally be tempting to use the occasion to discuss other matters, and while some small talk or casual banter before and after the service might be acceptable if the family goes along with it, you shouldn’t show up to the service with an agenda. Read More»