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WHAT DO YOU DO WITH CREMATED REMAINS?

What happens when no one decides what to do with the six pounds of cremated remains that are left following the funeral or memorial service? You might be surprised at some of the unusual places where they show up....READ MORE

Funerals

CONTROL FUNERAL COSTS BY PLANNING AHEAD

Advance planning allows you to make all the decisions that determine the final cost. Making them together with cool heads and warm hearts saves dollars....READ MORE

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Food and funerals

Why is food such a fundamental part of any funeral? Food provides comfort and strength. A gift of food shows that we care. It’s natural to connect food with the healing process of a funeral. When should you give food? What’s helpful without being overwhelming?  How do you accept food graciously wit...READ MORE

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How to dress for a funeral

First, understand that what you wear to the funeral is much less important than actually going to the funeral or gathering.  Don’t underestimate the value of your presence.  Your kind words, shared stories, or even just a hug will mean a great deal to friends and family when there has been a death. D...READ MORE

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How to say the right thing at a funeral

First, take a deep breath and relax. We all worry that we’ll say the wrong thing. Second, know that you don’t have to be eloquent. While we wish it were so, you can’t make everything all better with a few words. Here are a few simple ideas to keep in mind to be sure you say the right thing when at...READ MORE

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