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Burial Costs

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Burial costs can be extremely expensive. One way to alleviate the pressure on your family is by pre-planning your arrangements.... Read full article

What is a Mausoleum?

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A mausoleum is far more than a monument designed to house the remains of the deceased. A private mausoleum is a statement and a unique expression of the individual or family, in addition to being a lasting monument to the deceased.... Read full article

Choosing a Funeral Home Provider

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When the time comes to choose a funeral home, it’s best to plan ahead. As with any important financial transaction, it is best done with a clear head and plenty of time to compare funeral prices and all available options.... Read full article

Burial Coffins

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A burial coffin comes in an array of sizes and styles allowing you to choose the one that is right for you or your loved one. Every funeral home will have a large selection of burial coffins from which to choose.... Read full article

A Funeral Checklist

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This Funeral checklist will help serve as a guideline to remembering key items to take care following the death of a loved one.... Read full article

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Morticians

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Morticians provide important services needed by families at critical times. When a loved one dies, families need someone skilled in embalming... Read full article

Accepted Burial Traditions of the Old West

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Burial traditions of the Old West bear many resemblances to today's funeral practices, with common elements that have persisted through the centuries. While there were variations in religious practices, the overwhelming majority of pioneer burials...... Read full article

Buddhist Funeral Traditions

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Although funeral customs within the Buddhist religions differ, every Buddhist shares a basic philosophy of life and death that is very different from Western beliefs.... 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

Behind the Scenes of a Jehovah Witness Funeral

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Whether you just accepted Jehovah God as your savior or belong to another Christian denomination, it is important to realize that Jehovah Witness funerals are slightly different from other funeral traditions.... Read full article