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Why Select a Funeral Home In Advance of Need

December 21, 2015

Supposedly the national economy is doing very well, although it doesn’t seem that way to some of us, which raises the question of funeral costs. How can a family arrange the services they really want while keeping costs within their budget? For many families, funeral pre-planning is the answer. The best way to control funeral […]

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Why Select a Funeral Home In Advance of Need

December 21, 2015

Supposedly the national economy is doing very well, although it doesn’t seem that way to some of us, which raises the question of funeral costs. How can a family arrange the services they really want while keeping costs within their budget? For many families, funeral pre-planning is the answer. The best way to control funeral […]

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Why the Funeral Ceremony is Important

November 30, 2015

Grief is the emotional pain we feel when we suffer a loss and is why we have funerals. Without a ceremony, or structured event dedicated to a loved one that has passed, we would have no means of expressing our grief, our love, or the void that death created in our lives. No one questions […]

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Why the Funeral Ceremony is Important

November 30, 2015

Grief is the emotional pain we feel when we suffer a loss and is why we have funerals. Without a ceremony, or structured event dedicated to a loved one that has passed, we would have no means of expressing our grief, our love, or the void that death created in our lives. No one questions […]

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Selecting a Funeral Home

November 30, 2015

When you know what brand and model car you want, it’s smart to shop dealerships to get the best deal. After all, the car is the same; the only difference is the cost. The same is not true when selecting a professional service: • Every hospital has its own specialties. • Every doctor and lawyer […]

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Selecting a Funeral Home

November 30, 2015

When you know what brand and model car you want, it’s smart to shop dealerships to get the best deal. After all, the car is the same; the only difference is the cost. The same is not true when selecting a professional service: • Every hospital has its own specialties. • Every doctor and lawyer […]

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How To… Create A Meaningful Service With Cremation

October 6, 2015

  Some families are considering cremation for the first time, and have more questions than answers.  Sometimes people consider it more environmentally sensitive, others are just curious and are interested in learning more. Perhaps the best reason to consider cremation is the many options available for services and final wishes. In fact, cremation offers more […]

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How To… Create A Meaningful Service With Cremation

October 6, 2015

  Some families are considering cremation for the first time, and have more questions than answers.  Sometimes people consider it more environmentally sensitive, others are just curious and are interested in learning more. Perhaps the best reason to consider cremation is the many options available for services and final wishes. In fact, cremation offers more […]

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What do I need you for?

April 8, 2015

There are so many people that have not experienced a death in their family. Many people don’t have to go through the planning or arranging for someone until late in their life. Those people are usually the ones that ask me “What do we really need a funeral home for?” “What does a funeral home […]

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What do I need you for?

April 8, 2015

There are so many people that have not experienced a death in their family. Many people don’t have to go through the planning or arranging for someone until late in their life. Those people are usually the ones that ask me “What do we really need a funeral home for?” “What does a funeral home […]

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When an unexpected death occurs on vacation

February 24, 2015

It is an unfortunate fact that tragic accidents do occur at the most unexpected times – often while people are relaxing and enjoying themselves on a trip of vacation with family and friends.  If the unthinkable occurs and a loved one dies while on vacation, knowing how to deal with the practicalities of the situation […]

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When an unexpected death occurs on vacation

February 24, 2015

It is an unfortunate fact that tragic accidents do occur at the most unexpected times – often while people are relaxing and enjoying themselves on a trip of vacation with family and friends.  If the unthinkable occurs and a loved one dies while on vacation, knowing how to deal with the practicalities of the situation […]

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Helping Children Cope with Grief

February 4, 2015

A child’s understanding and reaction to death depends on his or her stage of development, closeness to the deceased and interactions with family members.  Typically, a child experiences a range of emotions including sadness, fear, anger, and confusion. As a parent or other family member, it is a good idea to encourage your child to […]

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Helping Children Cope with Grief

February 4, 2015

A child’s understanding and reaction to death depends on his or her stage of development, closeness to the deceased and interactions with family members.  Typically, a child experiences a range of emotions including sadness, fear, anger, and confusion. As a parent or other family member, it is a good idea to encourage your child to […]

Read More
Dark Chocolate

January 15, 2015

During a period of grief many people turn to familiar “comfort foods” as a way to help them cope. It is also common to overindulge in these foods over the holidays.   Chocolate has long been a popular favorite, but for the weight conscious among us it can also bring a tinge of guilt.  However, new […]

Read More
Dark Chocolate

January 15, 2015

During a period of grief many people turn to familiar “comfort foods” as a way to help them cope. It is also common to overindulge in these foods over the holidays.   Chocolate has long been a popular favorite, but for the weight conscious among us it can also bring a tinge of guilt.  However, new […]

Read More
Weddings and Funerals

December 8, 2014

Weddings and Funerals Many of you have probably heard that most families get together at weddings and funerals.  There are many families that may see each other during the year, but very rarely do you see the entire family (i.e., cousins, aunts, uncles, second cousins etc…) come together unless there is a big occasion such […]

Read More
Weddings and Funerals

December 8, 2014

Weddings and Funerals Many of you have probably heard that most families get together at weddings and funerals.  There are many families that may see each other during the year, but very rarely do you see the entire family (i.e., cousins, aunts, uncles, second cousins etc…) come together unless there is a big occasion such […]

Read More
Blessing Others

December 8, 2014

Blessing Others   One of the wonderful things that tends to happen at Christmas time is we think about giving.  Unfortunately, we don’t think about it as much throughout the year, and  I know I am guilty of this.  I don’t know about you, but my pocket book is stretched during the holiday season and it seems […]

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Blessing Others

December 8, 2014

Blessing Others   One of the wonderful things that tends to happen at Christmas time is we think about giving.  Unfortunately, we don’t think about it as much throughout the year, and  I know I am guilty of this.  I don’t know about you, but my pocket book is stretched during the holiday season and it seems […]

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Why Select a Funeral Home In Advance of Need

December 21, 2015

Supposedly the national economy is doing very well, although it doesn’t seem that way to some of us, which raises the question of funeral costs. How can a family arrange the services they really want while keeping costs within their budget? For many families, funeral pre-planning is the answer. The best way to control funeral […]

Read More
Why Select a Funeral Home In Advance of Need

December 21, 2015

Supposedly the national economy is doing very well, although it doesn’t seem that way to some of us, which raises the question of funeral costs. How can a family arrange the services they really want while keeping costs within their budget? For many families, funeral pre-planning is the answer. The best way to control funeral […]

Read More
Why the Funeral Ceremony is Important

November 30, 2015

Grief is the emotional pain we feel when we suffer a loss and is why we have funerals. Without a ceremony, or structured event dedicated to a loved one that has passed, we would have no means of expressing our grief, our love, or the void that death created in our lives. No one questions […]

Read More
Why the Funeral Ceremony is Important

November 30, 2015

Grief is the emotional pain we feel when we suffer a loss and is why we have funerals. Without a ceremony, or structured event dedicated to a loved one that has passed, we would have no means of expressing our grief, our love, or the void that death created in our lives. No one questions […]

Read More
Selecting a Funeral Home

November 30, 2015

When you know what brand and model car you want, it’s smart to shop dealerships to get the best deal. After all, the car is the same; the only difference is the cost. The same is not true when selecting a professional service: • Every hospital has its own specialties. • Every doctor and lawyer […]

Read More
Selecting a Funeral Home

November 30, 2015

When you know what brand and model car you want, it’s smart to shop dealerships to get the best deal. After all, the car is the same; the only difference is the cost. The same is not true when selecting a professional service: • Every hospital has its own specialties. • Every doctor and lawyer […]

Read More
How To… Create A Meaningful Service With Cremation

October 6, 2015

  Some families are considering cremation for the first time, and have more questions than answers.  Sometimes people consider it more environmentally sensitive, others are just curious and are interested in learning more. Perhaps the best reason to consider cremation is the many options available for services and final wishes. In fact, cremation offers more […]

Read More
How To… Create A Meaningful Service With Cremation

October 6, 2015

  Some families are considering cremation for the first time, and have more questions than answers.  Sometimes people consider it more environmentally sensitive, others are just curious and are interested in learning more. Perhaps the best reason to consider cremation is the many options available for services and final wishes. In fact, cremation offers more […]

Read More
What do I need you for?

April 8, 2015

There are so many people that have not experienced a death in their family. Many people don’t have to go through the planning or arranging for someone until late in their life. Those people are usually the ones that ask me “What do we really need a funeral home for?” “What does a funeral home […]

Read More
What do I need you for?

April 8, 2015

There are so many people that have not experienced a death in their family. Many people don’t have to go through the planning or arranging for someone until late in their life. Those people are usually the ones that ask me “What do we really need a funeral home for?” “What does a funeral home […]

Read More
When an unexpected death occurs on vacation

February 24, 2015

It is an unfortunate fact that tragic accidents do occur at the most unexpected times – often while people are relaxing and enjoying themselves on a trip of vacation with family and friends.  If the unthinkable occurs and a loved one dies while on vacation, knowing how to deal with the practicalities of the situation […]

Read More
When an unexpected death occurs on vacation

February 24, 2015

It is an unfortunate fact that tragic accidents do occur at the most unexpected times – often while people are relaxing and enjoying themselves on a trip of vacation with family and friends.  If the unthinkable occurs and a loved one dies while on vacation, knowing how to deal with the practicalities of the situation […]

Read More
Helping Children Cope with Grief

February 4, 2015

A child’s understanding and reaction to death depends on his or her stage of development, closeness to the deceased and interactions with family members.  Typically, a child experiences a range of emotions including sadness, fear, anger, and confusion. As a parent or other family member, it is a good idea to encourage your child to […]

Read More
Helping Children Cope with Grief

February 4, 2015

A child’s understanding and reaction to death depends on his or her stage of development, closeness to the deceased and interactions with family members.  Typically, a child experiences a range of emotions including sadness, fear, anger, and confusion. As a parent or other family member, it is a good idea to encourage your child to […]

Read More
Dark Chocolate

January 15, 2015

During a period of grief many people turn to familiar “comfort foods” as a way to help them cope. It is also common to overindulge in these foods over the holidays.   Chocolate has long been a popular favorite, but for the weight conscious among us it can also bring a tinge of guilt.  However, new […]

Read More
Dark Chocolate

January 15, 2015

During a period of grief many people turn to familiar “comfort foods” as a way to help them cope. It is also common to overindulge in these foods over the holidays.   Chocolate has long been a popular favorite, but for the weight conscious among us it can also bring a tinge of guilt.  However, new […]

Read More
Weddings and Funerals

December 8, 2014

Weddings and Funerals Many of you have probably heard that most families get together at weddings and funerals.  There are many families that may see each other during the year, but very rarely do you see the entire family (i.e., cousins, aunts, uncles, second cousins etc…) come together unless there is a big occasion such […]

Read More
Weddings and Funerals

December 8, 2014

Weddings and Funerals Many of you have probably heard that most families get together at weddings and funerals.  There are many families that may see each other during the year, but very rarely do you see the entire family (i.e., cousins, aunts, uncles, second cousins etc…) come together unless there is a big occasion such […]

Read More
Blessing Others

December 8, 2014

Blessing Others   One of the wonderful things that tends to happen at Christmas time is we think about giving.  Unfortunately, we don’t think about it as much throughout the year, and  I know I am guilty of this.  I don’t know about you, but my pocket book is stretched during the holiday season and it seems […]

Read More
Blessing Others

December 8, 2014

Blessing Others   One of the wonderful things that tends to happen at Christmas time is we think about giving.  Unfortunately, we don’t think about it as much throughout the year, and  I know I am guilty of this.  I don’t know about you, but my pocket book is stretched during the holiday season and it seems […]

Read More