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WHO WILL TAKE CARE OF MY FUNERAL PLANS?

It is not uncommon for people to ask themselves, “Since I never had any children, who will take care of my funeral plans?” That is all the more reason to preplan your own funeral! Each state has laws that say who will “own” your body when you die.  The “owner” is responsible for making and paying for your funeral serv...READ MORE

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HOW MUCH DO FUNERALS COST?

For most of us, one of our first questions when we think we need a funeral home soon is, “How much will it cost?” It’s understandable that everyone wants a simple answer to this question. Unfortunately, there is no one simple answer....READ MORE

Funerals

FUNERALS ARE FOR SAINTS AND SINNERS

These days we’re hearing a lot about life celebrations. A funeral is a ceremony for someone who has died and the survivors. A celebration of life is a funeral with a celebratory feel and it may or may not have a faith-based component. Celebrating the life of the accomplished, the kind, and the generous feels natural. I...READ MORE

Funerals

CONTROL FUNERAL COSTS BY PLANNING AHEAD

How does planning for your funeral in advance save you money? Doesn’t it just let the funeral home make money on your money? How big a part should emotion play in your funeral selections? First, let’s be honest. Emotion is not a bad thing. Some life events should move us emotionally. Marriage, birth, and death all appr...READ MORE

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FOOD AND FUNERALS

Why is food such a fundamental part of any funeral? Food provides comfort and strength. A gift of food shows that we care. It’s natural to connect food with the healing process of a funeral....READ MORE

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