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Memorial Tree Planting Program

Posted on April 29, 2022 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
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Arbor Day will be celebrated this year on Friday, April 29 – a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees and enjoy the outdoors.  Our Tree of Life Memorial Tree Planting Program is a unique offering that combines the significance of Arbor Day and the remembrance of a loved one. When […]

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Funeral Home Funnies

Posted on April 7, 2022 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Funerals, Humor

I’ve had the pleasure of being a licensed funeral director for the past 23 years, and, yes, I’ve heard nearly every joke known to man regarding my chosen profession. When a person discovers what I do for a living, oftentimes a look of shock briefly crosses their face, and then they exclaim with a wide […]

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How to Help a Grieving Friend

Posted on March 9, 2022 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Grief, Support

We don’t always know exactly what to say or do when a friend or family member loses a loved one.  We may be fearful of intruding, saying the wrong thing, or somehow worsening the situation.  It is important to remember, however, that while we can’t take away their pain, we can provide a measure of […]

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Presidents’ Day

Posted on February 16, 2022 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Holidays, Presidents' Day

In the coming week we will celebrate Presidents’ Day.  Observed on the third Monday in February, this special day honors the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, and all those who have served as president.  I recently came across an interesting online article from Encyclopedia Britannica entitled “5 Wacky Facts about the Births and Deaths […]

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Death and Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 2, 2022 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Holidays, Valentine's Day

I was surprised to learn that Valentine’s Day may have a history rooted in death – and violence, for that matter.  An article on www.history.com entitled “This Day in History – February 14 – St. Valentine beheaded” is a very interesting read.  Written by the history.com editors and originally published on November 24, 2009, the […]

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