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2016

Featured FAQ: What is the Value of a Funeral?

The most important meaning of a funeral is honoring the life of a loved one and providing a safe and supportive venue for family and friends to express their grief and offer support to one another.

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2016

Featured FAQ: How Do I Write a Fitting Eulogy?

The days following a loved one’s passing is a naturally emotional time for those left behind, and writing a eulogy may seem daunting. But it is a great honor and a final act of love you can bestow on

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2016

Featured FAQ: Do Hotels Offer Bereavement Rates?

Those close to a loved one often live far away and must make last-minute hotel reservations in order to attend their loved one’s funeral or memorial service. Many South Shore hotels offer bereavement

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2016

Featured FAQ: Do Airlines Still Offer Bereavement Fares?

At one time many major airlines offered reduced fares for those passengers who were traveling last-minute due to a death or imminent death of a family member. However, those types of so-called bereav

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2016

Featured FAQ: When is the Right Time to Call Hospice

Hospice care is designed for terminally ill patients and their families to make their final months and days as comfortable as possible. Hospice can be called as soon as a patient receives a terminal

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2016

Featured FAQ: Why is a Viewing Important

One of the most important purposes of a funeral is to provide the opportunity to say a final farewell to a loved one in a safe and supportive setting. Having the chance to view the deceased before b

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2015

Featured FAQ: How do I cope with grief during the holidays?

If you have recently lost someone, you may be anxious about facing the holidays without your loved one, especially for the first time. Even if it has been many years since your loved one has passed,

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2015

Featured FAQ: What is a Green Funeral

A green funeral involves conducting final arrangements and burial of the deceased in ways that cause minimal environmental impact as well as restore and conserve the environment.

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2015

Featured FAQ: Should Children Attend Funerals?

A funeral is an important lifecycle event for the entire family, and children should be included to the extent to which they are able in order to help them through the grieving process. The decision

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2015

Featured FAQ: Should I Pre-Plan Funeral Arrangements?

We encourage advance planning for funeral arrangements as a loving way of reducing stress for grief-stricken loved ones; making sure that end-of-life decisions will be respected; and alleviating fina

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