Funeral Advice

The New State of Death: Pandemic Death Rituals Everyone Should Get Onboard With
January 18
COVID-19 has changed life in sweeping and unprecedented ways, and also, sadly, death. Some of the most tragic changes have been in the ways in which we conduct funerals and other mourning rituals. &nb...[Read More]
The Do's and Don'ts of Writing a Sympathy Note
September 21, 2021
Writing a sympathy note is a thoughtful way to express your condolences when someone you know has suffered a recent loss. However, it is essential to strike the right tone and offer your sympathy with...[Read More]
10 Ways to Create a Personalized Funeral Service
July 22, 2021
By finding unique ways to create a personalized funeral service, you can honor your loved one’s life and what made them special. From the funeral theme and memorial displays to the service readings an...[Read More]
How to Involve Loved Ones in the Funeral Service
July 15, 2021
Finding ways to involve family and friends in the funeral service lets everyone be included in honoring their loved one’s legacy. It's also a way for them to show their respect and love for the deceas...[Read More]
Tips for Choosing Funeral Insurance Plans
July 13, 2021
Funеrаl inѕurаnсе is dеѕignеd to protect families from the unexpected, and often steep, expenses associated with handling a loved one's final arrangements. This kind of insurance is also called buriаl...[Read More]
Therapy Dogs: The Staff Member You Need To Hire
July 13, 2021
A trend is beginning to emerge among funeral homes across the country. Therapy dogs are being introduced into funeral homes to help with grief support. Therapy dogs were first introduced in 1976 by a ...[Read More]
Butler Funeral Home: Helping Missouri Families Look & Feel Their Best
July 12, 2021
Bolivar, MO. – When a loved one is buried, you want them to look their best.  In many cases, men are buried in their best suit and a lady in her nicest dress.  Once the suit or dress is...[Read More]
Martin Funeral Cremation & Tribute Services: Helping With The Loss Of A Child
July 12, 2021
Fairgrove, Grand Blanc, Mt. Morris, and Vassar, MI.- Losing a child is one of the most difficult experiences a family can go through. Often, traditional grief counselling isn’t enough. In order t...[Read More]
Worlein Funeral Home – The Little Library
July 12, 2021
Austin, MN – Worlein Funeral Home is home to a grief support resource that has brought their community together to help offer others support during times of need. The Little Library is unique offering...[Read More]
Everything You Need to Know About Being a Pallbearer
July 12, 2021
If someone close to you has just passed away, the family of the deceased may ask you take part in the funeral and serve as a pallbearer. While many people are aware of proper funeral etiquette&nb...[Read More]
Tetrick Funeral Home: Caring For Hospice Workers
July 12, 2021
Elizabethton, TN. – Hospice workers have arguably one of the most emotionally difficult jobs in the healthcare industry. The job requires them to work in a high stress, demanding, and sometimes thankl...[Read More]
Anderson-Burris Funeral Home: Helping Families Help Children
July 12, 2021
Enid, OK – Being a parent and caring for a child is no easy task. Even more difficult is when you have to care for a foster child. In many cases, these children have been removed from their homes and ...[Read More]
Remembering Your Dad On Father’s Day
July 12, 2021
Father’s Day can be an emotional time for those that have lost their dad. Whether you have recently lost your dad, or a period of time has passed, the day can be difficult nonetheless. Even though he’...[Read More]
Quick Guide: A Better Understanding Of Cremation
July 12, 2021
Cremation has slowly been gaining popularity and becoming a common way families care for their loved ones remains. Over the past few years this option has steadily grown and is now chosen more of...[Read More]
Holy Cross: Building A Beautiful Cemetery
July 12, 2021
Newark NJ – For many people a cemetery is a place of sadness. The Catholic Cemeteries Archdiocese of Newark wanted to change this perception and used the help of high school students to achieve this.T...[Read More]
What Happens When You Die In Another Country?
July 12, 2021
Each year an estimated 6000 Americans die overseas while travelling. It is a difficult situation to be in and one that many people are unprepared for. Losing a loved one suddenly can be both traumatic...[Read More]
Annette & Steele Funeral Home – The Most Comfortable Way To Say Goodbye
July 12, 2021
Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation CenterPineville KY.Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center is located in Pineville, Kentucky.  In this area, coal mines are a major em...[Read More]
12 Ways To Cope With Grief After Losing A Loved One
July 12, 2021
It may sound cliché and be used far too often in the death care industry but it’s true, the loss of a loved one is never easy. Regardless of if the person went quickly and unexpectedly or had long bee...[Read More]
Celebrations of Life Around The World
July 12, 2021
In the North America, the most common form of care for a body is a traditional funeral or cremation with a memorial service.  However, there is a growing trend with people choosing to host a cele...[Read More]
Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home – Hannah Bear Helps Children Cope With Loss
July 12, 2021
Traverse City, MI – When a death occurs in a family, some of the most frequent questions that come up relate to children and how to address the topic of death. Common questions a funeral director ofte...[Read More]
How Funeral Home Crowdfunding Will Help Your Family
July 12, 2021
Crowdfunding is one of the most powerful tools available to help people raise funds for a good cause. It allows a community to come together and work towards helping someone else cover costs and offer...[Read More]
Remembering Your Mom & Dad On Parents’ Day
July 12, 2021
For many people, your mom and dad have helped shaped you into the person you are today. They taught you so many things from understanding the difference between right and wrong to how to care for your...[Read More]
12 Things Funeral Directors Want You To Know About Them
July 12, 2021
When a loved one passes away, a lot of work goes into planning the funeral service. A funeral director’s job is to coordinate this process and help create a service for friends and family of the decea...[Read More]
How To Talk To Children About Death
July 12, 2021
Originally published by Conner & Koch Funeral Home Blog The loss of a loved one is never an easy time. When someone close to you dies, it can be difficult to deliver the news to friends and l...[Read More]
Gone But Not Forgotten, 5 Inexpensive Ways To Celebrate Friendship Day
July 12, 2021
Friendship Day is a time to celebrate your relationship with some of the most important people in your life. Your true friends are always there for you in times of struggle to lend a hand. For some, t...[Read More]