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Help In Planning Your Funeral Service

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Have you decided that you want to be cremated at the time of your death? Perhaps you have even taken things another step by wanting to plan your entire funeral service. If that’s the case, you are more than likely lifting a tremendous burden from the loved ones you are leaving behind. After all, they will be grieving your passing. The fact that they won’t have to plan the funeral service will probably be greatly appreciated.…

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3 Tips For Your Loved One's Funeral And Your Grief

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When you are looking to move on from the death of a loved one, you need to be ready for a process that can take some time and effort. By learning more about handling funerals, grieving, and more, you will be able to take the proper steps toward getting your life back in order, while also honoring the life of your loved one. To this end, read on and use these strategies to help yourself out.…

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Is It Time For Grief Counseling?

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Remember when you went to the funeral of a person who was very dear to you, maybe your spouse, a brother or sister, or even your own child? Maybe you had been told that the funeral would bring you closure, that it would be the first step to getting on with your life. Well, that might have turned out to be partially true, but then why are you feeling like the hurt will never go away?…

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5 Reasons You Should Consider Direct Cremation

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While no one really wants to think about what will happen to their body after death, it is a lot easier on your loved ones if you make this decision for yourself while you are still alive. If you don’t make your wishes known, then your family members will be left to wonder whether you would want a traditional funeral service, cremation with a memorial service, or a direct cremation without a formal service at all.…

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What Should Your Loved One's Headstone Or Grave Plaque Say?

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Deciding what words will be written on a loved one’s headstone or grave plaque is not an easy task. Unless the departed left behind express instructions on what their epitaph should say, those closest to him will have the task of coming up with something that will capture the spirit with which the departed lived or their love for the departed. There are many options to choose from when looking for the ideal epitaph and there are many sources you can look to for inspiration.…

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Burying 3 Common Myths About Pre-Planning Your Funeral

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Organizing a loved one’s final wishes after they pass away can be a physically, emotionally, and financially overwhelming process. Unfortunately, it is also something that must be done after death. More and more people are choosing to plan their own funerals before they pass away. Whether you are suffering from a serious illness or just want to ensure your loved ones are not left with the responsibility, arranging your funeral can benefit you and your family.…

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3 Things To Consider When It Comes To Cremation

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When it comes to your’s or a loved one’s final resting place, there are more options than ever before. While many still prefer a burial, cremation has become more popular in recent years. In fact, in the US the cremation rate is now just over 50 percent. For many, cremation seems like a simple option. However, there are still plenty of decisions to make when it comes to cremation. Here are three things that should be taken into account when it comes to cremation.…

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How You Can Save Money When You Are Planning Your Own Funeral In Advance

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Planning your own funeral might be something that you have decided to do in an attempt to help save your loved ones from having to go through that process on their own. Making the tough decisions for them can allow them to work on going through the grieving process instead. Then again, you might simply want to make sure that your final wishes are adhered to. Of course, funerals can be expensive, especially if you are not carefully weighing your options.…

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Three Reasons To Choose An Outdoor Columbarium For Your Loved One's Cremated Remains

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If your loved one has been cremated and you’re thinking of the different ways to deal with the urn of cremated remains, you might be considering placing them in a columbarium. This structure, which is common at lots of cemeteries, is filled with small enclosures known as niches. The urn is placed inside the niche, and you can have the outer cover of the niche engraved with your loved one’s name and any other relevant information, much as you might with a headstone.…

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Think About A Dusk Burial Service For These Unique Circumstances

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Although there’s no “right” way to approach managing a funeral and burial for a recently deceased loved one, you’ll often find that a conventional approach is to organize a funeral for early in the afternoon, and then travel to the cemetery for the burial soon afterward. Sometimes, everyone in attendance at the funeral will be invited to attend the burial; in other cases, it will be only for family members. While an afternoon burial service might work, you can also consider having one at dusk.…

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