Meaningful Ways to Honor the Service Men and Women in Your Life
With Veteran’s Day coming up, you may want to honor someone in your life who is actively serving; someone you know who has served in the past; or any of the brave men and women servicememRead More
What You Need to Know About Eco-Friendly Burial Options
Whether you choose a casket burial or cremation, there are several eco-friendly burial options that cause minimal environmental impact and help restore and conserve the environment. KeohaRead More
What Do I Need to Know in Choosing the Final Resting Place for My Loved One?
Selecting a final resting place for a loved one is an important decision. You want to choose a peaceful location with some connection or significance to your loved one’s life. There are mRead More
Why Do I Need a Death Certificate and How Do I Get One?
When a loved one dies, the death must be registered with the state within a few days. The vital records office then issues copies of the death certificate – an official, government-issuedRead More
Is Cremation Environmentally Friendly?
While cremation can be friendlier to the environment than other methods of final disposition, cremation does have an impact on the environment – from the energy necessary to complete theRead More
Planting a Remembrance Tree to Honor a Loved One
Planting a tree in memory of a loved one is a gift that will grow over time and provide a living memorial for you to visit and remember your friend or relative. If the loved one was cremaRead More
Two American Icons Memorialized with Deeply Personal Tributes
Over the Labor Day weekend, two extraordinary Americans were laid to rest with outsized memorials to match their larger-than-life personalities, talents and accomplishments – Aretha FrankRead More
Featured FAQ: Why do we have pallbearers?
A long-standing tradition, pallbearers are ceremonial escorts in charge of carrying the casket from the funeral service to the burial. It is an honor to be chosen as a pallbearer and a waRead More
Selecting a Headstone or Grave Marker
Memorialization is a very important part of the human experience. We name streets, buildings and even towns after people so that we can remain connected to them. When someone we love diesRead More
Memorial Gifts for Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One
When someone you know has lost a loved one, you naturally want to help ease the burden of their grief and find a way to keep a loved one’s memory alive. While heartfelt cards and lettersRead More