Three Important Factors To Consider When Choosing A Funeral Home

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Following the death of a family member, one of your immediate priorities is to select a funeral home to host the visitation and funeral. Although it might be tempting during this time of grief to simply settle for the funeral home closest to where you live, it's always worthwhile to do a little comparison shopping until you find a business that best suits your needs. Your priorities during this process include determining costs and ensuring each funeral home is available on the days you need it.

23 June 2015

How To Say Goodbye To Beloved Pets

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If you are a family who loves animals and has them as pets, you are indeed blessed. Besides service seeing-eye dogs, dogs that detect seizures before they happen, and working dogs that serve our community, a family pet serves in a different way. Studies show that people who have pets have stronger heart, get sick less often than people who don't have them, and make fewer visits to the doctor. In addition, pet owners don't get depressed as often as others do.

17 June 2015

Five Inexpensive And Tasteful Ways To Dispose Of A Loved One's Ashes

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After a loved one has been cremated, there are a range of ways you can turn their ashes into a commemoration. However, many of these options are expensive – for example, you can spend thousands of dollars sending ashes into space. Luckily, there are affordable and tasteful ways to memorialize your loved one through the way you deal with his or her ashes: Cemetery Burial With a Loved One If someone close to your loved one is already buried in a cemetery, you can easily put your loved one's ashes with him or her.

10 June 2015

Planning An Affordable Funeral: Why Cremation Is A Respectful Option

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Did you lose someone that you love and only have a little money to put towards the funeral service? Grieving over your lost can be difficult while planning an affordable funeral at the same time, and opting for cremation may be something to consider. Find out below why cremation is a respectful option for your loved one, as well as what the funeral may cost: What Makes a Cremation Funeral a Respectful & Affordable Option?

19 May 2015

What To Inscribe Into A Headstone

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A headstone is a great way to pay tribute to a family member or friend that has passed away by inscribing something special. Here is a list of some common things that you should consider getting etched onto the headstone of your loved one. A Religious Verse From Scripture A great way to commemorate someone's passing on the headstone is with a verse of religious scripture. The words can bring comfort knowing that the deceased is in the loving embrace of their god in the afterlife.

29 April 2015

5 Reasons You Should Prearrange Your Funeral Service

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People plan birthday parties, anniversary parties, and weddings. They create schedules for every week, and plan date nights with their spouses. In fact, you probably plan a good portion of your life in advance, so why wouldn't you preplan your funeral? Thinking about your death isn't pleasant, but prearranging your funeral service and burial plans has several benefits. Makes The Process Easier for Your Loved Ones One of the most important reasons you should make arrangements for your own funeral service and burial before your death is that preplanning makes the process a lot easier for your loved ones.

9 April 2015

Pre-Arranging Your Funeral Provides Many Benefits

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As you age, you begin thinking about your family more. You may even be thinking about death and how your family will be taken care of after you pass on. Pre-arranged funerals are common among people who want to not only make sure their loved ones don't have to pay for their funeral when they pass, they want to have more control over their services as well. Learn how pre-arranging your funeral provides many benefits to both you and your family once you've passed on.

6 April 2015