Graveside Visits Can Help In the Grieving Process

Graveside Visits Can Help In the Grieving Process

As you may already know, there are various stages of grief that include shock, denial, anger, guilt, and depression. There is no right or wrong way to grieve, and going through the grief process can be very different from one person to the next. There is also no set...
In Lieu Of Flowers…

In Lieu Of Flowers…

Sending flowers to a funeral is a time-honored tradition. It’s not only a way pay respects, but also an expression of love and support for family members. And, while flowers are a thoughtful gesture, there are other things you can do to show that you care. We’ve...
Unique Ideas For Cremation Dispostion

Unique Ideas For Cremation Dispostion

More and more, cremation is becoming a prevalent choice for final disposition. The Cremation Association of North America estimates that by 2020, more than half of Americans will choose this option. Whether you’re planning for your own final resting place or...
Options For Arizona Gravesite Decorations

Options For Arizona Gravesite Decorations

Many people choose to place gravesite decorations on their loved one’s plot when they visit the cemetery. If your loved one is buried in the Mesa or Phoenix area, you’ll need decor that can stand up to the sun and dry heat. This means you may be limited in...
Finding Comfort In A Grief Support Group

Finding Comfort In A Grief Support Group

The loss of someone close to you is always difficult. While some people find it helpful to handle their grief privately, many people benefit significantly from connecting with others who are experiencing the same thing. One of the ways you can help yourself and others...
Funeral Service Eulogies

Funeral Service Eulogies

When you are immersed in the emotional process of planning your loved one’s funeral, the details can be overwhelming. You may be wondering about how to handle the eulogy. Your questions may include how many people should speak and how long the eulogy should be....
Choosing A Memorial Service Venue

Choosing A Memorial Service Venue

A memorial service can be a therapeutic way to remember your loved one and share memories. This type of service is helpful if some family members or close friends were unable to make it to a previously held funeral due to distance or timing. It can also be the right...
How To Care For Cremation Urns

How To Care For Cremation Urns

Choosing a cremation urn for your departed loved one takes careful thought and consideration. You want to select something that reflects your feelings or your loved one’s personality. Perhaps you prefer an urn that coordinates with your home decor. While your...
Irish Catholic Funeral Traditions

Irish Catholic Funeral Traditions

Every culture in the world practices some sort of ritual or ceremony in recognition of a death. Such traditions give surviving family and friends an opportunity to gather together, comfort one another, and share memories of their loved one. The Emerald Isle...