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2018

Featured FAQ: Does Social Security Provide Death Benefits?

The death of a loved one can put a strain on family finances. Social Security provides two types of death benefits for eligible surviving family members, including a lump sum payment and

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2018

Who Can Authorize a Cremation?

Final disposition of a body is an important and personal decision, and cremation continues to grow in popularity. Before a cremation can take place, a cremation authorization form must be

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2017

Why We Are Funeral Directors

Funeral service is first and foremost about relationships. At Keohane Funeral Home, our funeral directors have a passion for serving families in an exceptional manner. We do this by liste

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2017

Featured FAQ: How Do I Choose Readings for a Funeral?

Readings at a funeral are meant to bring comfort to the mourners and help loved ones cope with the reality of death, while celebrating the life of the deceased and capturing his or her unique

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2016

Featured FAQ: How Do I Choose Music for a Funeral?

Music is a powerful vehicle for expressing emotion, setting a mood and bringing people together – and choosing the right music for a funeral or memorial can make the service tremendously perso

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2016

Featured FAQ: How Do I Choose a Funeral Home?

While it may be convenient to choose a funeral home based on the fact that it is nearby or it comes recommended by someone you know, contacting your local funeral homes, visiting their facilit

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2016

Featured FAQ: How Much Do Funerals Cost?

No two funerals are exactly alike as they reflect the life of the individual being memorialized. Ultimately, the cost of a funeral depends on what services and merchandise are chosen in a

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2016

Women in Funeral Service On the Rise

As March is Women’s History Month, we’d like to acknowledge and honor the increasing number of women choosing to work as funeral directors, funeral celebrants, and funeral planners. In what wa

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2016

Featured FAQ: What is a Funeral Celebrant?

A Funeral Celebrant is a trained and certified non-clergy professional who officiates at funerals, helping families without a particular church affiliation, to create a personal and meaningful

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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 de

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