Cremation versus Burial: Which one is for you?

When the time comes for you or a beloved family member or friend to leave this earth, there are a few different ways in which you can leave a memorial in place. You want to carefully weigh out the options because this decision will be the last and final remembrance of this person, which will […]

What is Appropriate Attire for a Funeral?

  When attending a funeral, it’s best if you dress up to show honor and respect for your beloved family member or friend. Generally, guests at a funeral wear darker, more subdued colors to show that they are in a state of mourning for the loss of their loved one. More recently, people have started […]

Tips for Funeral Conductors Leading a Service

Typically, a pastor or priest leads a funeral. The job involves directing people’s attention toward God at a time when they’re bereaved and want hope that their loved one is in a better place.   While reading scriptures can provide comfort to the people in attendance, it’s also a good idea to let family members […]

Writing an Obituary: Things to Consider

An obituary is never something that one enjoys writing. It encompasses a lot of different things into one, those things being a notice of death, a story of that person’s life, a record of the family left behind, pertinent information regarding the services and a thank you to all those involved in helping. Writing something […]

What are the Best Flowers to Send for a Funeral?

In times of mourning, there are few things that can ease the loss of losing a loved one. Allow the gifts you give to the family express your sympathy and compassion. Sending flowers in memory of a deceased loved one is a thoughtful and traditional way of showing your sorrow. Sending standing floral arrangements, basket […]

Why You Should Have a Memorial Service

Funeral Services

  A memorial service provides a chance for friends and family of the deceased to mourn, to remember their loved one and grieve for their loss. Memorial services are held for the living, not for the deceased, which is why family members of the recently deceased should plan a service that is most comfortable for […]

Gifting the Grieving with Meals

 Losing a loved on can be very difficult on the lives of others. These people look for love and support, not only from one another, but from close friends and acquaintances as well. Many people will send cards in order to extend their condolences for the family. Others will purchase and send flowers to the […]

Helping A Child Deal With Loss

Losing a loved one can be hard for anyone, and dealing with it at first certainly isn’t any easier. Children may have an even harder time understanding and coping with the loss of a loved one, so they need as much help from others as they can get. This is also a tough task because […]

The Benefits of Joining a Grief Support Group

  Losing a loved one is something that no one wants to experience. The deep pit in your stomach, the memories playing over and over in your head and that odd feeling that something is now missing. All of these are terrible feelings and can be extremely difficult to deal with and cope with on […]

Why Being a Funeral Director is a Worthwhile Career

Are you looking for a career where you can help others during a time of need? Do you wish you had a job that provided a unique service to your customers?   If so, a funeral director might be right up your alley.   Generally speaking, there seems to be a negative connotation associated with […]