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Are Burial Vaults Required?

February 13, 2020

Burial vaults are essentially boxes that are designed to encase the casket. Typically, these vaults are made of concrete but can sometimes be constructed out of plastic or metal materials. With the cost of a memorial service, you may be wondering if you really need a burial vault. Depending on the circumstances of a burial, […]

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 funeral […]

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 […]

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 […]