Five Reasons To Pre-Purchase Your Cemetery Arrangements

19 June 2020
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Thinking about your death may not be pleasant, but there are several reasons why you should consider your funeral arrangements and make a funeral plan, including pre-purchasing as much of the funeral as possible. This usually includes your cemetery plot, casket, headstone, and other physical items. In some cases, you can pay for your entire funeral service in advance.  You Can Save Money Purchasing a burial package in advance can save you money in several ways. Read More …

Understanding Your Guestbook Options

19 June 2020
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One common aspect of most traditional funeral services is a guest book for guests to sign. These books allow people to register their last respects with the family and can be an important part of the grieving process both for close family members and friends who attend the funeral. However, with modern times, many options for guest books have become available.  Before choosing a guest book, it is important for you to have an idea of what purpose you want the book to serve. Read More …

3 Tips For Pre-Planning A Funeral

9 June 2020
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As an adult, you have a lot of responsibilities. One of those responsibilities that often gets overlooked is pre-planning your funeral. By pre-planning your funeral and pre-paying for your funeral, you can ensure that when you die, your family doesn't have to scramble to pay for your funeral, or stress about the funeral itself. A pre-arranged funeral is a thoughtful last gift you can give your family and loved ones. Read More …

Lost A Loved One? Why You Should Make Funeral Broadcasting A Part Of The Memorial Service

28 May 2020
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As you progress through life it is almost inevitable that you will lose someone close to you. It can be painful to accept this brutal truth, but once you reach a state of acceptance, you're able to see the beauty in the circle of life and can use that newfound gratitude to celebrate the person who is no longer in the land of the living. If you've recently had a friend or family member pass away and you're in charge of planning the memorial service, going the traditional route is great. Read More …

How To Choose An Epitaph For Your Loved One

27 February 2020
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An epitaph is the short text that you include on a headstone to describe your loved one. The epitaph often includes the name, birth date, and death date of your loved one, but it might also include a special quote, Bible verse, or song lyric. If you are unsure what to include in an epitaph, you are not alone. A lot of people don't know what to include. An epitaph can be challenging to write. Read More …

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New Frontiers In Funeral Planning

The business of running a funeral home can be a somber affair, but that doesn't mean that the funeral industry is static and unchanging. Americans' attitudes towards honoring their loved ones after their passing are evolving, just as they always have. Running a successful funeral home requires a keen eye for these trends so that you can continue to meet the demands of your clients in some of their darkest hours. While traditional funerals will always have a place in American society, our goal is to help you understand why some mourners may be choosing alternative services. We'll provide the practical information that you need to stay on top of changing trends so that your funeral business can continue to thrive through the 21st century.