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Top Ten Reasons Your Parents Should Pre-plan Their Funerals

In the end we all just want to do what mom or dad would have wanted us to do. We want to choose the right dress for her to wear, the right song to have sung, the right flowers and readings. We want the funeral service to be a perfect reflection of the love we had for our parents. When your parents complete a funeral pl...READ MORE

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Many Shades of Green Burial

For those who choose to actively live lightly on our earth the question of how to leave when we die can be confusing. Fortunately, just as in green living, there are many options for green burial. As with all end-of-life decisions, your local funeral director is your best resource....READ MORE

Funerals

How to Write and Deliver a Eulogy

Ask the funeral director for guidance and ideas and ask for resources that will support your vision. If you would like to have multiple eulogists, talk with the funeral director about guidelines you will want to provide. How many will speak, how long should they talk, who will give them an outline of what they should c...READ MORE

Funerals

When is it too late to have a funeral service?

The amount of time that has passed since the death should not be the deciding factor when considering scheduling a service of remembrance for someone you loved. Especially now, when so many people have been required to postpone or eliminate celebrating a loved one’s life because of the pandemic. Instead of time, let yo...READ MORE

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3 Things You Need to Know About Veterans Cemeteries

There’s lot of information out there about veterans cemeteries: what they’re for, who is allowed to be buried in them, what is allowed to take place in them, etc. Often, this information conflicts or is purely anecdotal, so how can you know what’s true? Much of it depends on the circumstances, but we’ll share a few thi...READ MORE

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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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