Planning a funeral is never fun. It is often done while those planning it are experiencing a lot of grief. Not only can the entire process be hard on the emotions, it can be hard on the wallet as well. This can make the stress that you deal with, as the one that has to plan everything, to be a lot worse. However, there are ways that you can actually save money on the cost of the funeral you are planning.
10 February 2020
The death of a loved one often brings family and friends together. Every family grieves in its own way, but it is customary to hold some type of remembrance service for the individual that has passed. Two of the most common services used by families today are funerals and memorials. These services are often confused with one another, but there are some distinct differences that set them apart. Understanding these differences will help you better determine the best option to mourn a lost loved one in the future.
5 February 2020
Planning a funeral after the death of a loved one is never easy. However, working with the right funeral home can alleviate some stress and make the process less difficult. In most cases, finding the right funeral home will have a lot to do with the funeral director. A great funeral director can make all of the difference when working with a funeral home to plan the final arrangements of a loved one.
5 February 2020
Planning a funeral for someone who was a political figure or another type of community leader can have its own challenges. Dealing with these challenges can be difficult when you and your family are mourning and going through such a hard time. These tips might help provide you and your family with some guidance while you are trying to handle this situation. Hire the Right Funeral Home Choosing the right funeral home to handle the final arrangements for a loved one is always important.
4 February 2020
Not everyone wants to think about the possibility of dying, but being prepared for what could happen is a way to keep your loved ones from going through a financial strain to afford your funeral if something did happen. By making pre-arranged funeral plans, you can begin making payments toward your funeral while making important decisions about your arrangements so that your family will not have to do so for you.
4 February 2020
You get to decide what happens to your body after you die. You can choose to have a funeral service where your loved ones can gather and mourn your loss together and then you can choose what is done with your body. Some people decide to be buried, while others opt for cremation. The choice is completely up to you, but you may want to think about choosing cremation. Here are some top reasons to consider having your body cremated:
3 February 2020
If your great aunt battled a terminal illness and eventually succumbed to the disease, you will need to prepare a cremation service in her honor, if she made it clear that she wanted to be cremated and have some of her ashes poured into a natural body of water. You and your loved ones may be concerned about who will have access to your loved one's ashes. If designating one person as the owner of the urn may cause conflict, order a larger urn and some smaller ones that your close relatives can keep as mementos.
31 January 2020
When a loved one passes away, you may be tasked with the responsibility of choosing an inscription to be engraved on your loved one's headstone. Not sure what to pick? Check out these tips to learn more about what you should do for a loved one's cemetery headstone engraving. Take Your Time A headstone is a major purchase that you don't want to take lightly. You want to rush the inscription or make a mistake.
28 January 2020
Finding out that a loved one has passed away can leave you with a lot of emotions. You're saddened that your loved one is gone, and you may also be a bit apprehensive about having to attend the funeral. Most people do not go to funerals that often, so each time you do, you might be faced with a lot of the same worried about etiquette and proper behavior. Set your worries aside as you read this article, which presents five etiquette guidelines for all funeral attendees.
27 January 2020
If you had a loved one pass away, this can be a very difficult time for everyone as there are many decisions that must be made. One of these decisions is choosing the right headstone. If you are having problems with this, below are two tips to help you choose the right headstone. Headstone Materials One of the first things you will need to decide is the material you want the headstone made out of.
25 January 2020