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In our blog, we share resources and information that families in our community can use to cope with their loss or better understand their grief. We also write about ways we have been involved in the community. Check out our latest posts below.
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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
A new year is upon us, and many individuals are interested in putting their affairs in order. Pre-planning your final arrangements is an excellent way to accomplish this resolution. As you begin the cremation pre-planning process, it is important to remember that you are not just planning for yourself. You are making arrangements and decisions […]Continue Reading