Featured FAQ: How Do I Write an Obituary?
The obituary page of a newspaper is one of the most well-read sections of the paper because the obituaries feature people that the readers knew and loved or were important to the communitRead More
Flowers Help Personalize a Funeral
Sending flowers is a tangible way of expressing sympathy to the family of a deceased loved one. Flowers can help celebrate the life of the deceased, provide comfort, and lift the spirits.Read More
The Sky is No Longer the Limit for Dispersing Cremated Remains
There are many creative ways to disperse cremated remains but none so far reaching as a rocket into space – whether orbiting the earth, landing on the moon or launched into deep space. WiRead More
Visitations Are Not What They Used to Be: The Healing Impact of Attending Calling Hours
Traditionally, a visitation was directed by religious rituals which involved two days of calling hours prior to the funeral service with an open casket to view the deceased. Today’s visitations aRead More
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 uniqueRead More
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 persoRead More
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 facilitRead More
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 aRead More
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 onRead More
Elie Wiesel: A Voice For Peace Dies at 87
Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was laid to rest after a private service at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in New York City on Sunday, July 3, following his death the previous daRead More