Cremation Costs

Cremation Costs

Millions of people die every year, but why are nearly half of these individuals choosing cremation? Well, cremation costs may be a part of that choice–they are significantly lower than burial costs and the economy isn’t great. Cost certainly isn’t...
Cost Of Funeral | Caskets

Cost Of Funeral | Caskets

If you’ve been to several funerals, you may have noticed that there are a broad range of caskets available on the market–from bronze, copper, steel to hardwood–and that they can contain elaborate designs on both the interior and exterior. Caskets can...
Funeral Services | Basics

Funeral Services | Basics

While you can be incredibly elaborate when you’re planning a funeral, there are some basic funeral services that you should consider building upon. Basic funeral services provide friends and family with a way to commemorate and say goodbye to a loved one through...
Funeral Costs | Pre-Planning

Funeral Costs | Pre-Planning

Pre-planning your funeral may sound like an incredibly depressing way to spend your week, but taking your time and making these decisions before they are needed can save you and your family a significant amount of money in funeral costs in the long run. Instead of...
Funeral Arrangements | Emotions

Funeral Arrangements | Emotions

The unthinkable happened, and you’ve lost a loved one. While you work through the emotions leading up to a funeral, you may be feeling lost and alone or you may be fortunate enough to be part of a large and strong family group and feel as though you’ve...
Mortuary Services

Mortuary Services

Some of the most misunderstood jobs in the world are in the realm of mortuary services, such as funeral directors. While it’s not something we think about on a daily basis, when you need a funeral director you want to work with a knowledgeable professional who...
Military Funerals | Honoring Soldiers

Military Funerals | Honoring Soldiers

Military life is steeped in symbolism and tradition, and the honor and respect shown to the deceased at military funerals is certainly no exception. While in many ways a military funeral is very similar to a traditional funeral, there are certain aspects that...
Cemetery | Memorials

Cemetery | Memorials

Losing a loved one can be devastating and filled with all of the grief, emotion and physical pain that a human being can be expected to withstand. It can give you lasting comfort to know that your loved one is close to hand in some earthly form and many people visit...
Embalming vs Mummification

Embalming vs Mummification

While the term ‘mummification’ may bring up thoughts of Ancient Egypt, ’embalming’ feels like a more contemporary term and a process that is still used today. However, embalming is merely one step of the mummification process that involves the...