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budget for a funeral in Ottawa

What Budget Do I Need for a Funeral in Ottawa?

September 14, 2021

Funeral costs are often a big concern for families. Even an affordable burial and cremation in Ottawa can cost over $1,000, which can be a big outlay for many families. Fortunately, there are ways to manage the expenses of a funeral while respecting your loved one. Talk about what kind of farewell you want to […]

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Who Should Be the Main Contact with the Funeral Home in Ottawa?

August 31, 2021

Making funeral arrangements is a way to honor a loved one. Whether you use an online funeral arrangement service in Ottawa or go directly to the funeral home, it’s one of the final acts you perform for the deceased. It’s not only an act of love, but a legal responsibility. Not everyone who wants to […]

Questions Your Funeral Home May Ask when Planning a Funeral in Ottawa

Top 10 Questions Your Funeral Home May Ask when Planning a Funeral in Ottawa

August 11, 2021

Who will be the main contact with the funeral home? Who can answer questions, make decisions and approve plans for the funeral service? Although the entire family may want to be included in making plans for the deceased, only certain people have the legal authority to make decisions. If an executor is named in a […]

Helping Your Parent Plan a Cremation

Helping Your Surviving Parent Plan a Cremation for their Deceased Spouse

June 08, 2021

Losing a spouse is considered one of the most stressful life events. Although you’re grieving the loss of a parent, your surviving parent has lost their partner and companion, possibly even a caregiver. Adult children often need to step in and help make funeral or cremation arrangements. Here are some ways you can support your […]

Receiving Your Loved One's Ashes after Cremation

Receiving Your Loved One’s Ashes after Cremation

May 26, 2021

If you’ve dealt with the cremation arrangements and services for a loved one who died, it can be a relief to have all the details behind you. Until you get the call from the funeral home that the ashes are ready to be picked up. It can bring all the grief back up. Let’s talk […]

Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Cremation Service

Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Cremation Service

April 09, 2021

There are many reasons people may choose cremation for themselves or their loved ones. According to Forbes, up to 85% of funeral arrangements may involve cremation versus traditional burials in the next two decades. If you need information about cremation services in Ottawa, reach out to local funeral homes to guide you through the process. […]