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funeral decor

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October 21, 2019

How to Plan a Child’s Funeral

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Planning a Child’s Funeral There’s nothing as heartbreaking as planning a child’s funeral. As parents, burying a child involves much more than that. We’re also saying goodbye to our hopes and dreams for our child. We lament all the opportunities they’ll not experience – graduations, weddings, births. Losing a child makes us feel lost, angry,… View Article

man reading book on grief

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October 7, 2019

10 Best Books on Grief

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The Top 10 Books On Grief After the loss of a loved one, everyone experiences grief differently. However, grief extends beyond the person who suffered the loss. Those close to the person in mourning also feel the effects of grief, and are often at a loss when it comes to guidance or advice on what… View Article

mens funeral attire

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September 16, 2019

Funeral Attire for Men

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At funerals, it’s important to show respect, and part of doing so is dressing in proper funeral attire. Our funeral counselors are familiar with the struggle men have around this topic. Oftentimes, they don’t know what to wear to a funeral. Men are expected to show their respect by wearing polished and subdued outfits. Some… View Article

pallbearer holding casket

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September 10, 2019

How to Choose a Pallbearer?

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Choosing a Pallbearer Many cultures share the act of having pallbearers during a loved one’s funeral. Essentially, pallbearers are chosen to either carry or escort the casket at a funeral. In most cultures, participating in a loved one’s funeral as a pallbearer is one of the highest honors someone is given. However, family members often… View Article

outdoor mausoleums

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August 30, 2019

What Is a Mausoleum?

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MAUSOLEUMS DEFINED For years, mausoleums have been chosen as a way to commemorate and honor the deceased. Mausoleums are building constructions with the sole purpose of housing someone’s remains. A mausoleum is an above-ground, free-standing building that has crypts or any other type of burial compartments to hold remains. They are found in many cemeteries,… View Article

people praying at a funeral

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August 26, 2019

Traditional Prayers at Funerals

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Traditional Funeral Prayers At funerals, reading a poem, a verse, or a prayer is a way to pay tribute to those who passed away. Prayers at funerals can help those without words express their feelings. Many religions often include the reading of prayers as part of their funeral rituals, and when it’s time to plan a… View Article

Pay Respects Miles Away

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May 6, 2019

How to Pay Respects Miles Away

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Losing Someone While You Are Miles Away There will come a time when a family member, friend, or casual acquaintance will pass away. It seems that now more than ever we find out about the passing of a friend or acquaintance through social media, e-mails, and short text messages. Thus, the question arises – how… View Article