What to Expect at a Funeral

Posted on June 22nd, 2019
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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
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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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Commemorating with a Cause

Posted on May 7th, 2019
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When someone you love passes, it can sometimes feel as if they are lost forever. Some even fear that over time, people will forget those who have passed. Both are scary thoughts to face, but there are so many ways to memorialize a loved one and honor them. By doing so in a way that […]

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Learning to Let Go : How Funeral Services Help You Grieve

Posted on April 30th, 2019
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Losing a loved one is one of the most emotionally difficult experiences in life. Not only do you and your family and friends need to learn to live a life without someone you love, but you also need to handle closing accounts, notifying others, and holding a funeral service. Especially if no prior arrangements were […]

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5 Signs You May Want to Consider Grief Counseling

Posted on April 24th, 2019
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With so many emotions and things to deal with after a loss, sometimes counseling isn’t something considered right away or can seem an unnecessary concept to some. Many have no desire to open up to a stranger about their deeply personal feelings and experiences. However, counseling can be extremely helpful for anyone dealing with grief […]

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