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2019

What Do I Do with Flowers from a Funeral?

Giving flowers at a funeral is a time-honored tradition of expressing sympathy to the family of a deceased loved one. The use of funeral flowers is a way to both remember a loved one and

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2019

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 m

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2019

Finding Positivity After a Loss: Meaningful Tributes to Loved Ones

It is a fundamental human need to pay tribute to the deceased and to find meaning in a loss by honoring a loved one. From simple to extravagant, people have found creative ways for memori

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2019

Planning a Post Funeral Reception

A reception following a funeral is an opportunity for friends and family to support one another, share stories and memories of someone they cared about, connect with others who are grievi

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2019

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-issued

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2019

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 the

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2019

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 crema

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2019

Can I Still Be Cremated If I Want to Be an Organ Donor?

Yes – in fact, organ or tissue donation will not affect ceremony or disposition options in any way. The donation process almost never impacts funeral plan

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2019

What Are My Options for Scattering?

Scattering has become a popular method of final disposition for a person who has been cremated yet many families are unaware of the options and the restric

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2019

Featured FAQ: Do You Have to Pay in Full When You Pre-plan a Funeral?

Advance funeral planning is a safe way to protect your family from the emotional and financial burden of having to make funeral arrangements after someone

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