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Questions to Ask When Pre-Planning A Funeral

September 29, 2019

Facing the reality of death is never easy. Choosing to pre-plan your funeral to save your family emotional trauma during an incredibly difficult time is a sound decision you could make.  Finding a funeral home that you feel comfortable with takes a little time and effort, but it pays off. You can then feel […]

Why Visit a Funeral Pre-Planning Specialist

September 12, 2019

Funerals are hard on the family and friends of the deceased. To ease the financial and emotional burden, many people opt to pre-plan their funeral. This allows family members to mourn and find peace, instead of handling a myriad of decisions and second guess what the deceased’s wishes may have been.  When visiting a […]

Who Should I Call First When Someone Dies?

March 18, 2019

Being present when a beloved friend or family member passes or finding them after there’s been an accident is never easy but having some information handy can help. Knowing what to do and who to call first when a loved one dies will make it much easier to begin the grieving process and celebrate their […]

When Do I Need to Meet with a Funeral Director to Arrange Funeral Services & Interment Details?

March 04, 2019

Coping with the loss of a beloved friend or family member can be much easier with professional advice at your disposal, so speaking with a reliable funeral planning professional as soon as you can is recommended. Meeting with the right funeral director can help lessen you and your family’s burden and answer any lingering questions […]

Advantages of Ottawa Cremation Services

November 30, 2018

Losing a loved one can be a difficult time, so anything that makes the grieving process easier on friends or family is often welcome news. Many find that Ottawa cremation services can be both affordable and efficient, while still offering friends and family ample opportunity to say goodbye.

Tips for Finding Affordable Ottawa Burial & Cremation Services

November 27, 2018

Losing a loved one is hard enough without having to worry about finding affordable Ottawa burial services you can trust. That’s why it can be helpful to prepare a bit before beginning your search. First Memorial Funeral Services has helped hundreds plan and execute memorials for their loved ones, so they’ve collected some insightful tips […]

5 Funeral Etiquette Tips

September 28, 2018

Everyone honors and celebrates the life of a lost loved one differently: some grieve openly while others prefer doing so in a more personal, private way. Whether you’re from the former or latter group, there are still a few tips you can follow during a funeral service to ensure you respect the wishes of the […]

How to Select the Best Funeral Home in Ottawa

September 20, 2018

When dealing with end-of-life decisions like funeral pre-planning and memorial services, you want to place your trust with an experienced and understanding funeral home in Ottawa. There are a few things that make the leading funeral home stand out, some of which First Memorial Funeral Services has collected below for your benefit. If you’re thinking […]

Why A Coffin Is Required for Ottawa Cremation Services?

September 07, 2018

As a provider of cremation services in Ottawa, we get a lot of questions about the process – and one of the most common questions that pops up is “Why do we have to buy a coffin?”  It’s a fair question.  At first glance, it doesn’t seem to make much sense that a coffin would […]

Advice on Delivering A Eulogy from Our Ottawa Funeral Home Team

August 31, 2018

Ottawa funeral homes provide many services to help people through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Sometimes this is helping them make tasteful and dignified final arrangements, but other times it’s simply giving advice for making everything go as smoothly as possible.  There are aspects of a funeral, such as delivering a eulogy, […]


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