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What are the benefits of a pre-arrangement?

What are the benefits of a pre-arrangement? By making a pre-arrangement, it allows you to record all of your final wishes in one place. A copy of your paperwork will be kept at the funeral home so that when the time comes to plan the funeral, your family can be assured they are honoring your choices.  Writing down you...READ MORE

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What is the difference between cremation and aquamation?

What is the difference between cremation and aquamation? Cremation is a method of body disposition where the remains are incinerated in an industrial furnace often called a cremation chamber or retort. During this process, the body is reduced to cremains that are basic chemical compounds: gasses, ashes, and mineral fr...READ MORE

Cremation Faq

How to Hold a Service After Burial

In this video, Brian talks about the types of services that can be held when a person is being buried. He covers graveside services, direct or immediate burial, memorials, visitations or viewings, and celebrations of life. Brian also explains what an immediate or direct burial is, a viewing, traditional service. He al...READ MORE

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Podcast Trilogy 23: Memorialization Tips

NFDA reports that 14 percent of Americans over age 40 say they would choose green burial and around 62 percent would like to learn more about it. In this episode, Brian explains what a green burial and green service means for most individuals.   In this episode, Brian covers creating an online obituary, a video tribut...READ MORE

Funerals Faq Podcast

What does "Direct Cremation" mean?

What does direct cremation mean? A simple direct cremation means that there is no visitation or formal ceremony held. After the funeral home receives the decedent into their care, they will work with the family to file a death certificate. Once a cremation authorization is signed and a cremation permit has been file...READ MORE

Cremation Faq
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