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Can Your Legal Representative Make Changes to Your Funeral Plans After Your Death?

Can Your Legal Representative Make Changes to Your Funeral Plans After Your Death?

June 14, 2022

If you’ve gone through funeral pre-planning in Ottawa, you may be worried that your legal representative will make changes to your plan. A legal representative is an important person in your funeral plans. We encourage you to choose someone who will respect your wishes, but keep in mind that you need someone who can deal […]

Why the Younger Generation Today Pre-Plans Funerals /

Why Are Younger People Pre-Planning Their Own Funerals

May 23, 2022

The Funeral Service Association of Canada estimates that only about one-third of Canadians pre-plan their funeral. Death is a certainty, but it’s not surprising that this figure is so low. Baby Boomers and Gen Xers traditionally haven’t liked to talk to about death. Millennials are far more open to funeral pre-planning. Having grown up with […]

Do I Have to Pre-pay to Pre-plan a Funeral?

Do I Have to Pre-pay to Pre-plan a Funeral?

May 02, 2022

Pre-planning a funeral in Ottawa takes away the burden from your family when you die. Pre-paying for your funeral also alleviates the stress from your loved ones. The two are closely related, but you can still pre-plan a funeral without pre-paying. Funeral homes in Ottawa will help answer your questions about pre-planning your funeral and […]

Some things to consider if you’re thinking of pre-planning your funeral

Some things to consider if you’re thinking of pre-planning your funeral

January 24, 2022

The Funeral Service Association of Canada estimates that only about one-third of people pre-plan their funeral. If you’re considering funeral pre-planning in Ottawa, you may have a lot of questions. You might even think it’s morbid to think about your own death. Discussing death with your family can be challenging. They may believe you’re dying […]

How Can I Make a Funeral Service in Ottawa More Personal?

How Can I Make a Funeral Service in Ottawa More Personal?

December 13, 2021

Many people spend months, even years thinking about their wedding service, while a funeral is often planned in just a few days. Making sure the funeral honours the deceased is important, but many things can get overlooked in the haste. Think about these questions that the funeral director might ask you when planning a funeral. It’s important to tell the story of […]

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What kind of a reception should I have for a funeral service in Ottawa?

November 15, 2021

Funeral receptions have been part of funerals for centuries. Offering a meal following a funeral service is one way to continue the celebration of the life of the deceased. Although funeral receptions are common, there is no rule that says you must host one.  Here are some tips from your funeral home in Ottawa to make it […]