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Five Steps For Planning An Ash Scattering Ceremony

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After the funeral and memorial service, you may be wondering what to do with the cremains of your loved one. An ash-scattering ceremony is one way to honor their memory and return them to a place that they loved in life. The following can help you plan the details. Choose a location The location you choose should be one that was important to your loved one or significant in some way. Read More»

Tips To Help You Find Closure And Begin The Healing Process After A Loved One Passes Away

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If your loved one has recently passed away, find closure and begin the healing process by trying the following tips. As a result, you may feel more at peace and be able to cope with your daily life without feeling hopeless. Grief Counseling Session Speak with a grief counselor at the funeral home that you are holding the memorial service at. You can speak honestly about any feelings that you are experiencing while a caring person listens intently and offers you words of encouragement. Read More»

Is Sealing A Stone-Based Headstone A Good Idea?

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Although headstones made from granite, marble, and other stone materials can make a gravesite look wonderful, wind, rain, and other environmental elements can cause the headstones to deteriorate into unsightly messes over time. Hoping to extend the life of the stone grave markers, many families turn to sealants to protect the headstones from harm. However, sealing a headstone may worsen the problem. Here’s more information about this issue. Sealants Can Trap Moisture Read More»

FAQs About Preparing For A Military Funeral

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Veterans are entitled to receive certain honors when they pass. Some of the preparations for the funeral or memorial can be made before death, but most steps cannot be taken until after the veteran has passed. However, if you are a veteran, being familiar with the process to obtain the honors you deserve can help you prepare your family for handling your final affairs.   What Can Be Handled Before Death? Read More»

Exploring Memorial Reefs For A Burial At Sea

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If a loved one in your family is passionate about the ocean or spends a lot of time at sea, he or she may ask to be buried at sea after their death. While you may know about some cremation services, one option that you may not know about is the memorial reef. For those who have always imagined a burial at sea, this may be the answer. Here’s a look at what you should know about memorial reef burials. Read More»