How to Choose the Right Funeral Home No Comments

There are numerous decisions and problems that need to be handled immediately after the passing of a loved one, and when one of those is choosing the funeral home to handle your needs — whether you’re looking for a visitation and burial service, a cremation, a graveside memorial, or even just a memorial banquet — it can seem overwhelming to even contemplate. By considering each type of…

How to Choose a Cemetery and Plot No Comments

In an ideal world, everyone will have the chance to pick out where they want their final resting place to be and what it will look like. Except it’s not an ideal world, and oftentimes it’s a loved one that’s responsible for making these decisions during an emotionally-charged time. If you’re currently in this predicament, you’ll need to think about location, cemetery types…

10 Steps for Planning a Funeral No Comments

If you have just lost a loved one, that last thing you may want to do is to start planning their funeral. However, careful planning is necessary if you want to give your loved one the kind of funeral and burial service they deserve. Understanding all the steps involved in planning a funeral can help to make this process easier, and it will ensure you do not forget anything…

Guide to Pre-Arranging a Funeral No Comments

Most people find it difficult to discuss and think about their own mortality. However, pre-arranging your own funeral can make things much easier for your loved ones once you are gone. Your loved ones will be consumed with grief and any arrangements you can make ahead of time will most probably be welcomed. Be mindful to explicitly arrange or at least put in writing things…

Steps for Advance Funeral Planning No Comments

Funerals are a celebration of life. It’s a time to reflect on life and legacy. When our life expectancy is shrinking, the process of funeral planning can be an intimidating item on the to-do list. However, when possible, it’s not a responsibility that we want to burden our loved ones with. This short article will directly address what you need to do in order to be prepared…

Common Types of Funeral Services No Comments

There are many ways to make arrangements for the deceased. From full-service funerals to direct cremation, they run the gamut of costs and time investment. Here are five of the most common ways to bury and remember a loved one. “Traditional” Full-service Funeral This is the most extensive type of funeral service, and the most expensive. Many families opt for this. By…

Funeral Pre-Planning Pros and Cons No Comments

While all humans do eventually die, most of the time, we try not to think about it. However, there are times when it is important to take our passing into consideration for ourselves and those who love us. It’s easy to be fearful at the loss of a loved one and all of the decisions that need to be made for funeral services, but that doesn’t always have to be the case…