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Familiarizing Yourself With Funerary Practices Of Other Religions: How It Helps Your Funeral Home Business

In a predominantly Catholic and Protestant nation, most funeral homes are only aware of the funerary and burial customs of these religions. While the vast majority of the deceased and surviving families that cross the threshold of your funeral home probably fall under these religions, you may encounter a few others that are not. Death is most definitely a time of emotional sensitivity, and religious sensitivity is a necessity in these cases too. Read More 

3 “Gifts Of Time” To Give A Grieving Spouse

If you know someone who is grieving the loss of a spouse, you might be wondering if there are ways that you can help him or her out. Even though you might have thought of sending flowers to the funeral, you should know that there are other things that you can do for someone who is grieving the loss of his or her husband or wife, too. For example, you can give " Read More 

Planning A Wake For A Loved One

Some people choose to hold a wake the day before a funeral service. This gives friends and family members who might not have been that close to the deceased a chance to say goodbye, and it gives you some extra time to say goodbye as well. If you need to plan a wake for a loved one, here are a few things to remember as you prepare. Arrange For Notifications Read More 

Planning A Funeral For A Loved One: Three Things You Can Do To Save Money

When planning a funeral for a loved one, you may be more willing to spend money that you otherwise wouldn't. You want the very best for your friend or relative, and you may feel like paying for every possible service is one way to ensure that. The reality is that you can plan a wonderful funeral without spending a fortune if you do a little planning before you meet with the funeral director. Read More 

How To Safely Fly With Cremated Remains

When a loved one passes away and is cremated, it is always good to have the remains. Unfortunately, it is often possible that your loved one was cremated far away and that you must transport their ashes home. While you can ship them through the mail, taking them with you on a plane is a better option. Here's what you need to know about this process. Following Proper Cremation Transportation Rules Read More