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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

Catholic Funeral Traditions

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A traditional catholic funeral follows a specific order: the Vigil and Mass, followed by the burial and informal gathering after the burial. Important prayers and scriptures are included. Catholic funeral rites must take place in the proper order.... 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

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

Preplanning and Funding a Funeral

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A major reason people pre-plan and pre-fund their funerals is so their loved ones do not have to go through the emotional and financial burden of paying for the funeral.... Read full article

Authorizing a Cremation in Illinois

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In Illinois, all dispositions of remains, whether it’s for a funeral or a cremation, fall under the Disposition of Remains Act - Chapter 755 ILCS 65. Illinois state law makes no differentiation between arranging a cremation or arranging a funeral.... Read full article

Veterans Death and Funeral Benefits

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There are several different programs available for veteran's death and burial benefits. Death benefits are available from the federal government to the families.... Read full article

The Funeral Rule

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The Funeral Rule: Consumers need to know that they are protected by the Federal Law known as 'The Funeral Rule' before making funeral plans.... 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

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