What Is a Funeral Wake?
February 9
Whether the death is sudden or expected, there’s no denying the unbearable sadness of a loved one’s passing. It's a tragedy for which no one can truly prepare. A wake is one of the ways that mourners ...[Read More]
What Is a Will? Understanding the Legality of Leaving Final Wishes
November 3, 2020
Most people understand the basic concept of preparing a will. Plots involving wills and inheritances inform many popular stories for audiences of all ages. Despite this, most adults don't have legal w...[Read More]
Funeral Planning FAQs — Common Funeral Questions and Their Answers
September 29, 2020
When it comes to funerals, most people are unsure of what's expected. Today we're answering the most frequently asked questions when someone dear passes away.Q: How Much Does a Funeral Cost?A: Price c...[Read More]
The Average Cost of a Funeral
March 6, 2017
Are you concerned about funeral costs? It's not surprising if you are; living in a consumer culture makes us very much interested in the relative cost of things. And we're asked, all the time, about t...[Read More]
An Honest Look at Funeral Expenses
March 6, 2017
It's no surprise: lots of families in our area come to us fearing that the cost of making funeral arrangements—whether the plan includes a traditional funeral, or a simple memorial service—will place ...[Read More]
What You Should Know about Prepaid Funeral Plans
March 6, 2017
It's not uncommon for money to play a major role in funeral planning; today many families are attempting to avoid high funeral costs by purchasing a prepaid funeral plan from a local provider. Unfortu...[Read More]
Funeral Etiquette
March 6, 2017
Funeral Etiquette GuideGenerally speaking, it would be difficult to provide a universal guide to funeral etiquette. This is because there are many different cultures, religions and even regionally-spe...[Read More]
Planning a Funeral Can be a Rewarding Experience
March 6, 2017
It comes as a surprise to most people: planning a funeral can be a remarkably rewarding experience. While a funeral or memorial service is a decidedly different rite of passage from, let's say, a wedd...[Read More]
Obituary Writing Master Guide
March 6, 2017
Obituary Writing GuideWriting a good obituary is a delicate and important task. Whether it is for a spouse, family member, or close friend, the first thing you should do is ask yourself one question: ...[Read More]
What's Involved in Pre-Planning a Funeral
March 6, 2017
Whenever we're asked what's involved in funeral preplanning, here's what we say: a certain amount of consumer research, some time spent in thoughtful introspection and, most likely; a conversation wit...[Read More]