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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...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Thursday, January 28, 2016

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...
By Shame Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Thursday, January 21, 2016

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...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Thursday, January 14, 2016

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...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, January 6, 2016

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, ...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

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...
By Shama Rhoden
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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...