Nutmeg State Cremation Society

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The Importance of an End of Life Conversation with your Loved One

No one really wants to consider the prospect of death or even plan for it. This topic can make everyone involved uncomfortable, but it can also help the family in a number of ways. At Nutmeg State ...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Monday, November 27, 2017

3 Memorable Ways To Honor Your Loved One Once They’ve Passed On

It’s never easy to deal with the loss of a loved one and everyone has a different way to handle their grief. Honoring the decedent and sharing their sadness with others is a good way to recover and...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Memorial Service Ideas for Families Who Choose Cremation

Families that choose cremation often struggle to come up with a good memorial service idea in order to provide all guests the comfort and closer they need. At Nutmeg State Cremation Society, we bel...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

How Our Customers Can Improve Our Funeral or Cremation Service Business with Feedback

Funeral homes thrive on feedback, just like any other business. A funeral home, one could argue, relies on this form of community engagement more than more. A good funeral home will alway...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Importance of Cemetery to our Community

A cemetery is incredibly important to any community for a variety of reasons. They are places that have many different meanings to different people or cultures, and offer much more than a...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Benefits of Planning Your Funeral While You’re Still Alive

No one likes to think of death or plan for it, but being prepared is a good idea. A number of cremation and funeral service providers allow people to reserve their funeral arrangements and plan in ...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

4 Unique Ways to Memorialize a Loved One

It’s not easy to let go of a loved one, which is why many families choose to memorialize deceased relatives. This process is especially important for families that choose cremation instead of buria...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Previous Posts

Can I have a Cremation and a Visitation?

Many assume that it’s not possible to have a visitation or other forms of formal funeral services if they choose cremation. That’s a common misconception as there are a number of visitation options...

Honoring and Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

It’s never easy to deal with the loss of a loved one, even if you see it coming and prepare yourself for it. The absence leaves a hole in your life and that emptiness can linger for a long time. At...

Easy Ways to Personalize a Funeral Service on a Budget

A funeral service is the last opportunity for family members, friends, and guests to stay goodbye to a deceased loved one. It’s a private, personal, and solemn affair, which can prove to be a finan...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...