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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

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

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

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

A Prepaid Cremation

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The benefits of prepaid cremation are significant. A loving, dignified tribute is planned without subjecting yourself or your family to uncomfortable financial debt. Cremation planning includes researching options and finding a reputable funeral home... 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

Burial Costs Increasing

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Like many things in today's world, burial costs are on the rise. As funeral homes across the nation see a decline in revenue, as well as an increase in overhead costs, families are increasingly forced to pay higher costs to bury their loved ones.... Read full article

Bereavement: Losing Someone Hurts

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Bereavement is the state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one.... Read full article

A Woman's Guide to Funeral Pre-Planning

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Women and Funeral Planning: For a woman, planning her funeral in advance can be the best gift of all.... 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