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Pay It Forward

Posted on December 1, 2021 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Funerals

Southern Utah is one of the greatest places in the world to live, and we are fortunate to call it our home.  It is here that we have had the pleasure of growing our funeral home over the last thirteen years.  Our community is very important; therefore, we created the Serenity Pay It Forward Account. […]

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Adapting to Grief During Thanksgiving

Posted on November 24, 2021 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Funerals, Holidays, Thanksgiving

I recently read an interesting article entitled “How to Survive Thanksgiving Day Grief.”  Authored by Chris Raymond and published by verywellhealth.com, this article gives excellent insight into celebrating a holiday while mourning a loved one and offers five tips to support your emotional well-being. Permit Yourself to Say No.  Thanksgiving is a holiday steeped in […]

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Veterans Burial Benefits

Posted on November 10, 2021 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Funerals, Veterans

I am often asked what type of benefits veterans are entitled to at the time of their death.  Below is a condensed list of the basic burial benefits available to a veteran.  To be clear, the following is not a comprehensive list.  For full eligibility requirements and benefits, please visit www.va.gov. Current members of the […]

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Death and Halloween

Posted on October 27, 2021 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, Funerals, Halloween, Holidays

A 2018 Washington Post article entitled “How Death Disappeared from Halloween” recently captivated my attention.  Written by Vittoria Elliott and Kevin McDonald, this article explores why Americans tend to avoid the topic of death and how the celebration of Halloween has evolved over time. Halloween has its origins in Samhain, a Celtic Irish holiday. Author […]

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When Death Occurs Away From Home

Posted on October 6, 2021 by Serenity Funeral Home of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Cremation, Funerals, Travel

Few things in life are more stressful than dealing with the death of a loved one.  But can you imagine a loved one unexpectedly dying while away from home?  Most people would be completely unprepared if a death occurred during a vacation, business trip, or family visit.  What would you do?  Where would you begin? […]

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