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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

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

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

Casket Prices

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Casket prices can range from $1000 to over $10,000. The Funeral Casket is almost always the most expensive item you will buy when planning a funeral service.... 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

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

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

Burial Vaults and Burial Liners

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In most traditional funerals, burial vaults and grave liners are generally used. Burial vaults are primarily used to keep the weight of the ground from crushing a buried coffin and also to keep the ground above from sinking in.... 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

Alternative Funerals

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Alternative funerals are gaining in popularity. There are various forms of alternative funeral choices. Many believe that a death is not a time of mourning and sorrow but rather a time for celebration of the deceased life and accomplishments.... Read full article