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Preparing for a Funeral: What Should be Buried with a Loved One?

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy. What you do to say goodbye can also affect how you feel while you grieve. While there’s no right or wrong way to say goodbye, burying something special with your loved one can help you feel more connected to them and remind yourself how much they were loved. But what should...READ MORE

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What Is the Purpose of the Register Book?

There are a lot of little things that make a funeral special. And one thing that you’ll find at most funerals is a register book. Although it might feel strange to “sign in” to a funeral, register books serve multiple, essential functions. So, what exactly is the purpose of a register book? What is a register book? A...READ MORE

General Funerals

Why do people have a viewing or open casket?

An honest question. The idea of seeing a loved one’s body put on display for all to see might be different to some, but a major comfort to others as they say goodbye and begin to let go. An open casket does help mourners accept the reality that their loved one has moved on and will help them to do so as well. Is the...READ MORE

Funerals

Organ Donation: Who Can Donate?

When you opt to become an organ donor, you may save a life. According to the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network, over 106,000 people are currently awaiting donations. But far more people are awaiting transplants than there are donors. Every nine minutes, another person is added to that waiting list. Choosing to...READ MORE

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Organ Donation: What is the Process?

We know that organ donation has the power to give new life to people in need, but just how does it work? The process starts when you sign up, but the actual donation portion happens after you die — and it has to happen fast. So, what does organ donation look like?...READ MORE

Final Resting Place
6 Common Cremation Myths Debunked

Even though cremation has continued to grow in popularity throughout the United States, many myths still exist around this service....

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3 Pre-Need Funeral Planning Benefits You Should Understand

It is natural for most people to avoid talking about mortality, let alone plan for it. You may think planning your own funeral is difficult, but it is actually more difficult and heartbreaking for ...

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5 Reasons to Hold a Burial Service

If you're arranging a funeral for a loved one, you have several decisions to make regarding the services to honor the deceased. While non-traditional memorial services are becoming more frequent,

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4 Pieces of Essential Paperwork You'll Need Before & After a Loved One's Cremation

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences most people will ever go through, requiring family members to navigate a complex bureaucratic process while struggling to cope with their..

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3 Tips for Pre-Planning Funeral Arrangements

Many people avoid pre-planning funeral arrangements because they think it’s too hard to talk about. While discussing memorial servi...

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3 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Funeral Home

When a loved one passes away, it’s up to close friends and family members to plan the funeral. Many people don’t know where to start when choosing

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Cincinnati Funeral Home Shares Guidelines for the Bereaved During a Funeral

The funeral process carries a deep tradition to help the bereaved. It’s organized to provide support, sympathy, and closure as you.

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3 Proper Ways to Inform Loved Ones of the Funeral Arrangements

Dealing with the death of a loved one is not easy, especially when you have to make funeral arrangements and inform the friend...

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5 Ways to Add a Personal Touch When Arranging a Funeral

When arranging a funeral, people often look to tradition to help make decisions on how to plan the event. But while many funeral tr..

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Choosing Cremation? Here's Why You Should Still Have a Memorial Service

After a loved one passes, those left behind are tasked with planning and executing either a funeral or cremation. While cremating is..

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