November 25, 2015

 

 

Grieving the loss of a loved one is a deep and difficult challenge at any time. But the holiday season can magnify your sense of loss and mourning. Family gatherings and seasonal events can be painful reminders of the absence of a loved one. At the same time, they ca...

November 13, 2015

 

When your love one passes away, it is a very emotional time. It is during this time that you need someone to help walk you through the funeral process who is both compassionate and able to remain rational.

Your funeral director and the funeral home staff is someone who...

November 2, 2015

 

Did you know the U.S. Postal Service offers the only legal method of shipping cremated remains domestically or internationally? FedEx won’t do it, nor will the United Parcel Service. The USPS Priority Mail Express® Service will send the ashes of a person or a pet wher...

October 26, 2015

The human organism knows how to heal itself, once it knows its symptoms are normal.  ~ Gail Sheey, in New Passages

Reaching out to others is often very difficult when we’re struggling with grief, but experience teaches us that the more support and understanding w...

October 23, 2015

In today’s age of social media, when a loved one dies, their Facebook page typically becomes a place where people can go to post photos, share stories, or just connect with other friends and support each other through the process of coping with grief.

I have previously...

October 22, 2015

Why would a cremation company blog?

 

Simply put, because not everyone knows everything about every facet of the cremation process. Part of the role of a funeral director is to be an “informational counselor” – to provide appropriate information to families medical profe...

October 21, 2015

Cremation monuments are monuments that hold ashes inside. Cremation monuments look like the assortment of monuments, memorials or headstones seen in a cemetery. However, they are either hollow or have been bored out to have a special space inside to hold ashes or crema...

October 21, 2015

Why Do Humans Have Monuments?

Are You Big And Scary!

Headstones and monuments  serve as an important piece of history that marks the life and memory of a loved one that has passed. The main purpose of these monuments is to mark where the soul has gone to rest, while bear...

October 21, 2015

Follow This Link to read about the state of Connecticut's Consumer Rights concerning Funerals

 

http://funeralethics.org/CTCR.pdf

 

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October 21, 2015

Accidents, catastrophes, sudden illnesses or medical events -- statistically unlikely things happen all the time. People die with no warning. Even when you see death coming, the impact can still come as a surprise.

Grief erupts into your life, rearranging everything.

The...

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