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Funeral Etiquette – Tips for the Reception

Funeral Etiquette – Tips for the Reception It is important for many people to understand what behavior is expected at a funeral reception. Different cultures and different communities may have pra...
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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Keeping in Touch with Family Members After a Funeral

Keeping in Touch with Family Members After a Funeral Keeping in touch with family can be difficult even in ordinary times, but especially after family connections have been severed by a death. Peo...
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Thursday, October 6, 2016

The History of a Traditional Irish Wake

The History of a Traditional Irish Wake The traditional Irish Wake has a long history. Although some areas still practice the traditional wake, many are now replacing it with a time of visitation....
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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

What to Expect from a Funeral Home

What to Expect from a Funeral Home The funeral home has become the normal location for visitation, wakes, and even funeral services. The funeral home industry is regulated and that makes it a litt...
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Knowing What to Say at a Funeral

Knowing What to Say at a Funeral Having the right words can be a challenge under the best of circumstances, but knowing what to say at a funeral can leave us all struggling at one time or another....
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Monday, October 3, 2016

Memorial Service Traditions From Around The World

Memorial Service Traditions From Around The World Learning more about memorial service traditions from around the world can help us to understand how others view death. Although the practices may ...
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Sunday, October 2, 2016

What are the Benefits of Preplanning a Funeral?

What are the Benefits of Preplanning a Funeral? Funerals can be difficult for everyone, especially family members – and emotions often run high during these trying times. Loved ones want to be hea...
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Saturday, October 1, 2016

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Funeral Pre-Planning for the Care of Your Pet For many people, a favorite pet is just as important as a family member as the people are. But when you die, what happens to your pet after the funera...

Pre-Arranging a Funeral? Guidelines and Best Practices

Pre-Arranging a Funeral? Guidelines and Best Practices Investing the time for pre-arranging a funeral can offer your family comfort after you have gone and ensure that your own desires are met. Th...

How to Write a Sympathy Letter

How to Write a Sympathy Letter It can be tough finding the right words to convey your own feelings to someone who has experienced a death in the family. Taking the time to write a sympathy le...

What is an End of Life Plan?

What is an End of Life Plan? Many things can happen as one ages. It is important that you have an end of life plan in place for how you want things to be handled, not only for your peace of mind a...

How to Write an Obituary – Information to Include

How to Write an Obituary – Information to Include Writing an obituary can be a challenge. It requires taking an entire lifespan and condensing it into just a few paragraphs. The most important fac...

Differences Between a Funeral Service and a Memorial

Differences Between a Funeral Service and a Memorial When someone passes, there are many plans to be made. From flowers to announcements it can be a busy time. One of the first decisions to make i...

Top 3 Military Funeral Etiquette Questions Answered

Top 3 Military Funeral Etiquette Questions Answered Funerals are usually a somber occasion. There is often a sense of formality and structure to the event. However, military funerals are always fo...