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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
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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
In Our Blogs
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
In Our Blogs
Monday, January 30, 2017

Previous Posts

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. ...

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 ...