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Creative Ideas for Funeral Services

Creative Ideas for Funeral Services Many people think that funeral services have to be boring, dull, drab affairs. While this may have been the case a few generations ago, the world has realized ...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Online Grief Support Resources

Grief And How To Overcome It During times of loss, we can expect to experience a wide array of negative emotions. For many people, these ease with time even if they never quite pass entirely. Som...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

I Pre-Planned with One Funeral Home, Can I Switch?

One question that we hear a lot is with regard to switching from one funeral home to another after pre-planning funeral services. There are rights that you do have with regard to planning and trans...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Managing Social Media Accounts After A Loved One Has Passed Away

These days it's probably a good assumption that we're all active on a number of different social media platforms. These platform unfortuntately persist even after we have passed away. While not inv...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

How to Plan a Celebration of Life if No Instructions Were Given.

Losing a loved one can be unexpected and shocking for most and we all experience grief in our own ways. However, planning a celebration of life can be a daunting task whilst going through the griev...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

How to Choose the Right Type of Flowers for a Funeral.

When it comes to the funeral service, flowers are one of the most popular choice for decoration. The tradition of having flowers at the service dates back thousands of years ago. However, it can be...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Steps Involved in the Funeral and Final Disposition Planning Process

Funerals are a time of many unknown factors and high emotions. It is not an experience that one person must face on everyday, thus trying to plan a funeral can be very confusing and emotional. With...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Previous Posts

Qualities to Look for in a Good Funeral Home

Planning a funeral can be an extremely stressful and emotional time for anyone in the family. However, sometimes the hardest choice is finding the right funeral home. The right funeral home for you...

Standard Funeral Expenses

When it comes to planning a funeral service it can be on overwhelming and stressful time for everyone involved. The death of your loved one may have been unexpected, leaving with you not only to de...

Honoring Your Loved One’s Funeral Wishes

As any commitment or expectation, you expect them to be respected and fulfilled; the same is true for final funeral wishes. When your loved one has set up a funeral wishes, its important that as mi...

4 Unique Funeral and Burial Customs around the world

Each culture has their own customs when it comes to honouring the passing of their loved one. There are many different traditions associated with the funeral and memorial service to help them pay t...

Should I Attend the Funeral or Not?

Should I Go To the Funeral? A funeral is a difficult event to attend for everyone present. However, sometimes, one of the challenges may be whether or not to attend the funeral. Its important to r...

Shocking but True - Common Misconceptions About Funeral Directors

Most jobs have their share of stereotypes and common misconceptions.  You probably believe that all PE teachers have an illicit relationship with a student or lawyers stole their car from thei...

4 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

A funeral is not a do as you wish place just because people are mourning and grieving. The small things you do at funeral really matters because they could either be deemed as respect or contempt. ...