How to Say the Right Thing at a Funeral

Posted on June 23rd, 2019
Posted by Sytsema Funeral Home under Funeral, Funeral Home, Funeral Service
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First, take a deep breath and relax. We all worry that we’ll say the wrong thing. Second, know that you don’t have to be eloquent. While we wish it were so, you can’t make everything all better with a few words. Here are a few simple ideas to keep in mind to be sure you […]

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What to Expect at a Funeral

Posted on June 22nd, 2019
Posted by Sytsema Funeral Home under Burial, Celebration of Life, Cremation, Funeral, Funeral Home, Funeral Service, Memorial Service, Visitation
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We’ve all been there. Going to a funeral can be a little daunting, especially if it’s your first or if it’s been awhile since you attended one. Let’s talk a little bit about some of the terms you will hear and what you can expect in general.

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What Do Funeral Directors Do?

Posted on June 21st, 2019
Posted by Sytsema Funeral Home under Funeral Director, Funeral Home
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It’s late, why is the light on at the funeral home? Today, there was a funeral. People cried. Tissues were crumpled and left on the tables.  Flower petals fell to the floor. Now, the cleaning staff is making things tidy for the family who will be here tomorrow. It’s late, why is the light on […]

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