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Funeral Flowers

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Funeral flowers are integral to funerals and visitations or wakes. They add life, color, and meaning beyond their decorative value. Here are some tips to pick your funeral flowers.... Read full article

Cremation Jewelry

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Ever since the birth of humanity, people have sought to remember their lost loved ones by creating different types of memorials to honor the dead. In the modern world, cremation jewelry is a unique new way to fondly remember loved ones.... Read full article

Catholic Funeral Flowers

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There is often confusion about whether flowers are allowed at a Catholic funeral. Confusion stems from the time they were prohibited.... Read full article

Bereavement: How to Help

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A period of bereavement is a difficult time for any family. Sometimes it is hard to know what to say or do to comfort those in bereavement. Death of a loved one is a traumatic experience. Bereavement cards and bereavement flowers may help.... Read full article

How are Jewish Funerals Different Than Other Funerals?

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Jewish Funeral Services are somewhat different than traditional Christian Funeral Services. Jewish funerals are very simple and usually relatively brief.... Read full article

Attending a Veteran's Funeral

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A veteran's memorial service often differs significantly from the average civilian's service. Veterans Funeral Care is accepting flags that are no longer worthy of display at any of their locations across the U.S.... Read full article

Create a Healing Funeral with These Four “Rs”

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Has anyone in your family told you “Don’t have a funeral for me when I’m gone?" People who make such requests are really doing a disservice to the people who love them. Humans need rituals to mark life cycle events.... Read full article

Catholic Church Hymns for Funerals

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Hymns play an important role in Catholic funeral masses, reaffirming the meaning of the service while allowing mourners to reflect and relate. Selecting Catholic funeral hymns for a funeral can seem daunting, since there are many options.... Read full article

A Child’s View of a Funeral

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As a child, I remember attending the funeral mass at church for my grandmother. Even though I was only 5 years old, I look back on it with great detail. I recall sitting on the hard wooden pew, listening to the priest speak for what felt like forever... Read full article

Bereavement

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After a loss, you may experience all kinds of difficult and surprising emotions, such as shock, anger, and guilt. These emotions are part of the grieving process, and commonly called bereavement.... Read full article