Understanding The Funeral Prearrangement Process

Choosing The Perfect Casket Material

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One of the materials that is most often associated with a casket is wood. However, there are many other materials that caskets might be made out of, such as metal, fiberglass or biodegradable materials. The materials that you choose for a casket will affect the appearance of the casket and will also affect the impact that the casket has on the environment.  Wood Wooden caskets are often used because they have a comfortable and luxurious look that is reminiscent of hardwood furniture. Read More»

How To Honor Your Beloved Dog

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Are you and your family members going through a hard time because your beloved dog has died? Saying goodbye to somebody who has been a part of your family is difficult, for sure. Here are some ideas that might help you to go forward without your pet. Start With Personal Time - Of course, you need your very own time to grieve, but it’s good to spend one-on-one time with each of your children, too. Read More»

Family Vs. Funeral Home Staff — Tips For Assigning Funeral Service Roles

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When you’re overseeing the funeral service of a recently deceased loved one at the funeral home in advance of traveling to the cemetery for the burial, one of the duties that you’ll need to consider is delegating people for a variety of roles on the day of the service. There may be some family members and close friends who wish to contribute. Beyond the important roles of eulogist and pallbearers, there are a number of other jobs that people can perform. Read More»

Creative And Unusual Funerals And Caskets

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A funeral is a time to celebrate the life, loves, and pastimes of a special family member or friend. When planning a funeral, it is important to personalize all aspects of the funeral and burial service to emphasize a family member’s or friend’s personality and how they loved to spend their time. This is especially important for a creative and active person with a sense of humor. One way to personalize a person’s funeral is to have a custom casket created that reflects their personality, occupation, and pastimes. Read More»

3 Ways Technology Can Help You Say Goodbye To A Loved One

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When it comes to planning memorial or funeral services, more people are turning to technology. The Internet has made it easier for friends and family to come together and mourn the loss of someone. If you are planning a service for a loved one, here are some ways you can incorporate technology into the services.   Create a Memorial Website  Many funeral homes are offering the ability to create a memorial website that gives friends and family a special way to offer tributes about a loved one. Read More»