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Some Tips for Coping with Grief During the Holiday Season

We all know that coping with grief and loss during the holidays can be extremely difficult for most families.  It is even extremely more difficult when the loss is sudden or recent.  It c...
By Shama Rhoden
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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

When Choosing a Funeral Home

There are many things to consider when choosing a funeral home to meet your specific needs. Upon the passing of a loved one, most family members have difficulty planning the funeral arrangements of...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Funeral Home for Cremation Services

Direct or Simple Cremation Service When looking for a funeral home and cremation service, there are various types of service options or alternatives. Some families are only familiar with direct cr...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Top Funeral Personalization Options to Incorporate Into the Service

It’s becoming increasingly common for people to customize traditional funeral services, and there are many fun and memorable ways that you can honor your deceased loved one in a personalized way. I...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Should a Child Attend a Funeral?

A funeral is an essential rite that marks life’s final passage. The service, however, isn’t important for the deceased, but rather for those left behind, and this includes children. Funerals help w...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Friday, March 11, 2016

Why are Flowers the Common Choice to Send for Funerals?

Archeologists have found evidence of flowers arranged around many ancient burial sites,  meaning that the practice of using flowers to commemorate the dead and comfort the grieving  can...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tips for Letting Go Of a Loved One While Keeping Them Close To Your Heart

The loss of a loved one is a traumatic event in anyone's life. After it has happened, many people feel as though their life will never return to normal and find it very difficult to carry on. Some ...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Previous Posts

Is It Important to Have a Public Viewing Before the Funeral?

Every culture and religion has its own views on death and burial rituals. In Islam, for instance, the body must be buried as soon as possible, making it difficult or impossible to hold a public vie...

What to Say to Someone Who Has Experienced the Loss of a Loved One

It can be difficult to find the words to say when a person in your life has experienced the loss of someone very important in their life. We want to offer help, let them know we are there for them...

The Importance of Honoring Your Loved One's Funeral Wishes

Dealing with a loss is hard for anyone. For many, a funeral can be seen as a final goodbye or as a celebration of life. In some cases, however, the deceased may have left specific instructions rega...

Coping with Loss During the Holidays

For each of us, at different times in our lives, the loss of a loved one will affect us differently. Yet, it is commonly one of the hardest things we will go through, with grief and change being a...

Traditional Burial Vs Cremation - Advantages & Disadvantages

Whether to have a traditional burial or a cremation is a very personal and at times complicated decision to make. The choice you are faced with may involve balancing the desires of family members, ...

Tips for Coping with the Death of a Child

The death of a child can be the most devastating and difficult event in a person’s life. Everyone will deal with this profound loss differently, depending on the situation and the support systems&n...

What Goes Into the Expense of a Standard Funeral?

There’s a reason why most professionals will recommend planning and at least beginning to pay for your funeral while you’re still alive. The cost of a funeral is not cheap. There are many aspects t...