Nutmeg State Cremation Society

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Visiting a Dying Loved One

It isn’t easy to deal with the fact that a loved one is close to death. Not only does this make you feel very sad, but the feeling of helplessness can be extremely overwhelming too. Sometimes we fi...
By Tom Gallagher
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Friday, September 7, 2018

Should I Pre-pay for My Funeral?

Most people don’t really take into account that it would be a good idea to pre-plan their funeral. Some people even find it quite uncomfortable to plan their funeral and make arrangements to pay fo...
By Tom Gallagher
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Friday, August 31, 2018

Technology and Your Grief Journey

Technology is a very important aspect of the world as we know it today. It has also made its way into how people memorialize departed souls and deal with their grief. We at Nutmeg State Cremation S...
By Tom Gallagher
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Friday, August 10, 2018

How To Talk To Your Loved Ones About Your Final Wishes

It is difficult to talk about death with your loved ones because it is an extremely sensitive topic. It can be very uncomfrtable for many, and it can cause grief and pain to your family and friends...
By Tom Gallagher
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

What Does it Mean When Someone is in Hospice Care?

Hospice care is provided by establishments that focus on the care of people with low life expectancies or disabilities. It’s an excellent way to provide comfort and companionship for people in thei...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Understanding the Cremation Process

Despite its rising popularity, cremations are still a mystery to most people. They don’t know what’s involved in the process, how to make arrangements for it, and if there are any special considera...
By Tom Gallagher
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Thursday, June 28, 2018

What do Funeral Directors do for a Family?

Funeral directors help plan and organize a funeral but their roles often extend far beyond just planning. These individuals are an essential aspect of any funeral and can offer a lot of comfort to ...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Previous Posts

Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Pre-planning a funeral has become very popular in recent years. The process has many advantages and can make things easier for grieving families. At Nutmeg State Cremation Society, we encourage peo...

Memorial Service Ideas for Families Who Choose Cremation

Cremation is still an unfamiliar process for many people so they don’t know what goes into organizing one. Many worry they won’t be able to say a proper goodbye to their deceased loved one. At...

How Does Proper Goal Setting Aid in the Grieving Process?

Most people have some aim in life and set goals for themselves. This is an important aspect because it gives them some purpose and drives them forward to do something worthwhile with their lives. I...

What is a Funeral Celebrant?

The common belief is that when death occurs, you need to engage the services of a clergy or director. But these services may not always honor the deceased person and reflect them in the manner you ...

What Goes Into the Expense of a Standard Funeral?

Most people don’t realize exactly how expensive funerals can be till the time they are confronted with all the expenses when a family member passes away. A funeral involves the inclusion of various...

Understanding the Stages of Grief

The passing of a loved one can leave an empty space behind. You miss everything from their voice to their presence. The recovery process can be long and frustrating, but people eventually get out o...

Funeral Terminology

Funeral directors and other professionals in the industry utilize various terms and idiom that may be pretty unfamiliar to individuals that aren’t part of the industry. The experts at Nutmeg State ...