December 18, 2015

Good morning everyone and happy Friday! I know the holiday season is in full swing, and with Christmas coming next week, I have decided to write a guide to writing the perfect obituary today...in hopes that if you do find yourself in the unfortunate position of having...

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 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 13, 2015

Prices for cremation and funeral services can vary dramatically, even in our local area. Businesses that offer these services can be separated into two distinct categories: discount firms and full-service firms.

At the time of publishing this website, the lowest adverti...

September 29, 2015

 

Cremation Questions and Answers
Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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Question: How many Americans choose cremation every year?
Answer: Over 40% of our population choose cremation? Some states have even higher numbers: In Oregon the percentage...

September 28, 2015

Sympathy flowers and gifts do a lot more than add beautiful ambiance to our funeral home, or help families know that someone is thinking of them. (Although both of these reasons are great for encouraging people to send beautiful sympathy arrangements!) In fact, sending...

September 21, 2015

1. Scattering
Scattering the ashes is what people tend to think of  in regards to cremated remains. According to Co-Operative Funeral Care nearly half of the people who choose cremations choose to have the remains scattered. We’ve written several post about choosing th...

August 13, 2015

Today, we have far more choices when considering environmentally conscious end-of-life decisions. Many of us are opting for cremation as a way to reduce impact on the land, as well as help our family manage the financial demands of a funeral or memorial service.

From th...

August 10, 2015

One of the main deciding factors in whether or not one chooses cremation usually has to do with their relgious beliefs. Because of that, I have scoured the internet and have gathered information on 13 different religions, and their general standards regarding cremation...

August 3, 2015

Unfortunately in our industry we hear all of the time that a family chose a particular cremation service because they were the local one in town. That is truly a shame, especially when that company ends up charging the family 2,500 dollars for a direct cremation. Here...

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