Viewings, Visitations, And Wakes — What’s Right For Your Family?

27 September 2022
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While the funeral or memorial is the centerpiece of planning after the death of a loved one, it's not always the only gathering. Many families organize a wake, a viewing, and/or a visitation. What is the difference? And which may be right for your family? Here's what you need to know about additional funeral service options. 1. A Viewing The most personal of gatherings is generally that for a viewing. Viewings are usually held before any official funerals or memorial services, and they may be held early if the deceased person is not embalmed. Read More 

4 Reasons Why Every Community Should Have a Cemetery

17 June 2022
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To most people, a cemetery is a gloomy place in the corner of the town where they dread driving or walking past. This couldn't be further from the truth, and it's quite unfortunate that the amenity's importance becomes apparent when you need to bury a loved one. That said, cemeteries bring communities together and give insights into the local community's history. Here are four reasons why every community should have one. Read More 

Four Reasons Why You Should Consider Cremation In Certified Crematories

25 March 2022
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Death hurts relatives and friends. Despite the grief, you will want to select the best disposal method for the remains. Many people consider ordinary burials in cemeteries and at home as the best way to dispose of the body of their loved ones. However, cremation in certified crematories is an alternative worth trying. This incineration accelerated body decomposition results in bone chips. The chips are refined and given back to the family. Read More 

Choosing A Cemetery Monument To Stand The Test Of Time

11 January 2022
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A person's grave is intended to be their final resting place. And of course, it will be. But not all parts of a grave are quite so final. Although most cemetery monuments are designed with longevity in mind, these headstones will require periodic cleaning and maintenance. It's many years down the road, but a headstone will eventually need to be replaced. Some families may prefer a monument designed to stand the test of time, with minimal upkeep. Read More 

Tips For Politely Leaving A Memorial Service When You’re In A Rush

20 October 2016
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Going to a funeral at a funeral home is sometimes a sad business, but it can be a very meaningful experience as you pay your last respects to a lost loved one. Unfortunately, sometimes time is not always on your side when you need to attend a memorial service, and you may be on a time crunch. If you need to leave a memorial service in a rush as soon as it's over, don't worry. Read More