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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

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

Arranging Cremation Services for Your Fort Myers Cremation

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Arranging a Fort Myers cremation feels like a daunting process if you’ve just lost a loved one. Many families feel overwhelmed by the myriad of details they must manage to arrange end-of-life services when they’re already struggling under the burden.... Read full article

Cremation Memorials: Urns and Memorial Keepsakes

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Following cremation, families must decide how to honor the remains of their loved one. Options range from cremation burial to scattering of ashes to a cremation memorial. A cremation memorial is a physical way to keep and honor the cremated remains.... 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

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

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

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

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