Ideas For What You Can Do With The Ashes After Cremation Services

11 February 2020
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If you are going to be receiving the ashes of a loved one after their cremation services have been performed, you might find yourself wondering just what it is that you can, or should, do with their ashes. Reading through the following ideas should help give you a better idea of some of the options that are available to you. You can use one of these suggestions or allow them to spark some inspiration in you for another idea. Read More …

4 Steps To Choosing A Crematory

10 February 2020
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When making postmortem plans for your loved one's remains, the first question that comes up is whether you should have their body embalmed or cremated. Many people decide that cremation is the right option. Cremation opens up a lot of new possibilities. People who are cremated can still be buried, but they can also have their ashes stored or scattered. Once you decide on cremation, here are four steps that will help you choose a crematory. Read More …

4 Steps For Creating A Plan For After You Die

10 February 2020
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Making a plan for your after-life will allow you to control what happens to you when you die. Creating a plan for what happens after your life also makes the process of figuring out what to do with your body and how to memorialize you easier on your loved ones. Step #1: Gather Your Personal Data Together First, you should have a place that your family knows about where you have all your vital personal data stored. Read More …

3 Things You Should Know About Engraving Realistic Images on Gravestones

7 February 2020
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When your loved one dies, if you choose to bury them in a cemetery, you are going to want to have a gravestone created to mark their final resting place. With modern grave markers, you can have the marker custom engraved with not just words, but with realistic images as well. #1: The Image Is Etched with a Laser If you desire to have a realistic image etched onto your loved one's gravestone, you are going to need to work with a laser engraver. Read More …

Need To Plan A Funeral? Top Tips For Reducing Your Costs

6 February 2020
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Losing a loved one is never an easy thing. You may be grief-stricken for years to come, and getting through this challenge will take effort. However, you may need to be in charge of planning the funeral and there are many things you'll need to do. You'll want to find effective ways to lower the costs of this process and knowing some tips to help is vital. 1. Don't embalm the body 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.