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How to Choose Funeral Flowers

January 06, 2020

Choosing funeral flowers may not be high on your priority list, especially if there are several other decisions to make when it comes to planning a service. However, creating an arrangement can provide some catharsis during a difficult time and is also a simple yet effective way to truly capture the essence of the person […]

Tips on Choosing the Right Casket for a Funeral

December 27, 2019

Want to learn how to choose a casket? If you are planning a funeral for your loved one, you need to consider what type of casket you want. It often serves as the focal point of the service and is the ultimate resting place for the person you love.   How to Choose a Casket […]

Handling Money in a Pre-Planned Funeral

December 12, 2019

When it comes to handling money in a pre-planned funeral, deciding to pre-plan your funeral is a smart and brave one. Most of us do not want to dwell on dying, as it is a morbid subject. However, taking care of the details now saves you and your family time, money, and the emotional draining […]

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 […]


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