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 …

Cremation Services Follow A Traditional Funeral Approach

26 February 2020
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Honoring a departed loved one's last wishes should be a priority. Among those wishes might be a desire for cremation. Most people may be familiar with the traditional burial process, but cremation remains an option. Family members might think that cremation services don't allow burials. However, they can. People who are familiar with television and movie depictions of cremation may think the ashes and urn always go on display in the home. Read More …

The Pertinent Pros And Cons Of Choosing Cremation

25 February 2020
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The death of a loved one always comes as a shock even if you knew death was imminent. It's always difficult to come to grips with the hard truth that you'll never get to see the person you love again in this lifetime. People are often forced to deal with difficult decisions about funeral arrangements in the throes of this unspeakable grief. One of the biggest decisions to be made is whether to bury or whether to cremate. Read More …

Scattering Cremains | TV Is Not Reality

24 February 2020
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In a world where reality TV is one of the most popular types of entertainment for the average watcher, it's easy to assume that what you see on TV should be easier to believe. However, when it comes to scattering ashes after a loved one has been cremated, what you may have seen on TV is probably not going to align with what really happens. If you're planning a memorial event after a loved one has been cremated, it's best if you know what to expect. Read More …

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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.