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I Have Several Loved Ones’ Urns – What Should I Do?

When a loved one is cremated, there’s always a question of what to do next. Generally, their ashes will sit in an urn, but what should you do with them? Do they have to stay in the urn?...READ MORE

Final Resting Place

Is Go Fund Me the Best Way to Pay for a Funeral?

Funerals are a way for people to celebrate the lives of their loved ones, but these celebrations often have a price tag that can be very high for the average family. A funeral with a viewing and a burial can cost upwards of $7,000. And when you consider that many families are also attempting to pay off additional expen...READ MORE

Funerals

What to Do When You are Attending a Service Outside of Your Faith

Faith and funerals go together like hand and glove. You can have a hand without a glove and a glove without a hand, but they are frequently together, and when they are, they usually appear as one. First thing to do, when someone you worked with, or played with, or that you cared about has died is to let go of any notio...READ MORE

Funerals

Funeral Remembrance Jewelry … The Old is New Again

If you are a student of history or come from a family of “keepers” you are most likely aware of the concept of remembrance jewelry. Perhaps your grandmother kept a locket with a bit of hair from a child she lost in infancy. Or in your studies of American history you have read that this one or that one left provision in...READ MORE

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Preparing for a Funeral: What Do You Want People to Remember About Your Loved One?

When you plan a funeral, many questions arise. Should you have a burial or cremation? Should you have a visitation? What day do you have to have the ceremony? But there’s one essential question that should always be in mind during the funeral planning process: What do you want people to remember about your loved one?...READ MORE

Funerals
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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