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What Is a Celebrant?

What is a Celebrant? A celebrant is someone who is not affiliated with any religious organization and can help organize and run a funeral service. These professionals have gone through training on how to eulogize a person and specialize in running a celebration of life. Often the focus of a celebrant is to personalize...READ MORE

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What Types of Officiants Can I Use?

What types of officiants can I use? When thinking about what might conduct a funeral service, the first person to come to mind is typically a preacher or clergy member. Depending on a person’s religious preferences, it may be required for the funeral service to be led by a clergy member. For example, if a person wishe...READ MORE

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What Does an Officiant Do?

What does an officiant do? Typically, the person who officiates the funeral service will run the order of service. The officiant will gather music to play at the service, read the eulogy and often will say a prayer or present a poem in honor of the individual who passed. They may facilitate funeral rituals, such as a...READ MORE

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Who is Eligible for Military Funeral Benefits?

Who is eligible for military funeral benefits? Military members on active duty or in the Selected Reserve. Former military members who served on active duty and departed under conditions other than dishonorable. Former military members who completed at least one term of enlistment or period of initial obligated servic...READ MORE

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What are Military Benefits?

What are military funeral benefits? Military funerals are often depicted in movies as a loud 21 gun salute and at a military only cemetery. While these do happen, more often military funerals are more personalized. The general benefits that a veteran is entitled to include: Burial at a national cemetery Burial marker...READ MORE

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