Why and How You Should Plan Your Own Funeral

Cremation: What Is It And Why Do It?

When someone passes, you have options on how to proceed. If the person who passed did not have a preference, the family will get to decide how to honor them. There are generally two options: burial in a cemetery or cremation.  What Is Cremation? Cremation is often a process of disposing of a body after a funeral and visitation service has taken place. The body is placed into a cremation chamber where it is incinerated to ash. Read More 

4 Things That Can Make Cremation Services More Affordable

When a person dies, they leave their body behind. Human remains must be treated with honor and dignity while they're taken care of in hygienic ways. Many people choose to have their remains cremated for the ease and convenience that cremation provides. These four things can help you secure cremation services at a price you can afford: 1. Direct Cremation Direct cremation is an inexpensive way to access cremation services. Direct cremation occurs as soon as possible, as its name suggests. Read More 

3 Reasons to Choose Cremation

When your loved one dies, you have to figure out what you will do with them. One of the things that you might want to consider is cremation. Some religions don't support cremation, but in general, if your religion doesn't ban it, then cremation can be a really good choice. There are several reasons why this can be a good choice for you and your loved one.  1. Affordability  One of the reasons that you might want to go with cremation is that it can be a more affordable option for you to go with. Read More 

Helping a Child with the Loss of a Parent: 3 Things to Consider When Planning the Funeral

When a young child loses a parent, there is more to consider than just planning the funeral. It's important to make sure the child's feelings are taken into consideration at every step of the planning process and throughout the funeral service itself. Your funeral-home director can help you to make choices that can provide some level of comfort to the child while still paying tribute to the parent. Here are some things you might want to consider if you are ever in this position. Read More 

Four Tips for Writing an Online Obituary for a Loved One

Many people choose to post obituaries in local newspapers when their loved ones pass away, but in the digital age, it is important to also consider positing an obituary online. An online obituary ensures that anyone that knew and loved your loved one will be able to find out when and how he or she passed away. The guide below walks you through a few things to understand about an online obituary. Read More