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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...
By Tom Gallagher
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Thursday, March 9, 2017

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...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

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...
By Tom Gallagher
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Monday, January 30, 2017

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...
By Tom Gallagher
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Monday, January 16, 2017

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...
By Tom Gallagher
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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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. ...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Previous Posts

What Cremation Products are Available for Purchase?

When you are planning a funeral, some of the largest decisions that you need to make is what type of service your loved one would want and where they would like to be buried. A celebration of life ...

What is Direct Cremation Disposition?

Whether want an affordable disposition option without all the added services and products related to funeral costs or you prefer the simplicity that cremation offers, you may opt for direct cremati...

Steps to Writing a Eulogy

A eulogy is one of the main components to the funeral service. It is the time in which you will say a speech to the family and friends of a loved one and is a very special gift you are dedicating t...

Memorial Tributes for Loved Ones

As you move forward in life after the loss of a loved one, there are ways you celebrate their life and do different activities to pay a tribute to the memory of them in your life. By honoring your ...

How does a Funeral and a Celebration of Life Differ?

Funerals are definitely the traditional service of laying a loved one to rest as you say your last goodbye. Celebrations of life did not become a preferred service until much later after decades of...

5 Tips for Explaining the Concept of Death to Children

When it comes time to sit down and have the conversation about death with a child, the mood tends to be very sensitive and a discussion that can be uncomfortable. As adults and parents, we try to p...

Tips for Letting go of a Loved One While Keeping Them Close to Your Heart

Losing a loved one is a painful and an emotional time of your life. You are experiencing many different levels of grief as you work your way through your healing process. It is not an easy road to ...