Choosing A Casket | Hardwood or Metal?

Choosing A Casket | Hardwood or Metal?

Choosing a casket, like any other funeral planning decision, is really a matter of choice. Still, many people ask us if one type of casket is better than another. The plain and simple answer is that it just depends on what is important to you. Consider the following...
World’s Most Expensive Funerals

World’s Most Expensive Funerals

Funeral costs can vary depending on the kind of funeral you want to have. You will want to consider your budget, as well as what is important to you when planning your own funeral or that of a loved one. Of course, we have all been witness to some of the most...
Who To Notify When Someone Passes

Who To Notify When Someone Passes

When a loved one passes away, the combination of grief and shock can be overwhelming. It can be difficult to focus on dealing with the personal business that needs to be addressed after someone dies. At Mountain View Funeral Home, we know that there can be a lot to...
How To Plan A Memorable Funeral

How To Plan A Memorable Funeral

There are two schools of thought when planning a funeral. The first is that it should reflect the wishes of the deceased. The other thought is that it is a time for mourners to grieve and have a chance to say goodbye. The question is, is one of these approaches...
How Often Should You Revise Your Will?

How Often Should You Revise Your Will?

Estate planning is an essential part of your funeral preplanning checklist. No matter what your age, it is important to have your affairs in order. Why is estate planning so important? The simple answer is that you want to protect your assets and your loved ones when...
How A Funeral Director Can Help

How A Funeral Director Can Help

Making arrangements for a funeral involves many decisions. You want to honor your loved one’s wishes, but you also want to consider what would be helpful to you and other family members and friends who are in mourning. When emotions are in play, it can be challenging...