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Death Care During a Pandemic

Funerals are a universal after-death ritual. They can vary widely in form and function but have the collective goal of farewelling someone, providing a place where participants can express grief and share sorrow, while remembering the person who has died and their life to act as a starting point for recovery. 2020 cha...READ MORE

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Why is Bagpiping a Custom for Funerals?

Looking for a special and unique way to honor your loved one at their funeral or memorial service? Bagpipes are the perfect addition for any military, police, EMS, and civilian funerals. The instrument has a particularly mournful sound that makes it perfect for "Amazing Grace" and other hymns and can provide a...READ MORE

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The Final Disposition Planning Process - Steps & How To's

It can be overwhelming to know how many steps go into planning a funeral, not to mention the final disposition. You may have many questions that it’s difficult to know where to even begin. Today, we’ll take a look at some of the steps involved in the final disposition planning process to help alleviate some stress dur...READ MORE

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Tips for Handling Challenging Anniversaries After a Death

There will come a time after your loved one’s death when you reach an anniversary that will make a day harder than most. Birthdays, anniversaries of passings and other post-death milestones can be extremely challenging for surviving members. These celebrations can quickly turn into sorrow after the death of a loved on...READ MORE

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The Story of the Hearse

Widely known in the funeral industry as a “funeral coach”, a hearse is a vehicle that is used to transport the body and casket of a deceased person during a funeral service. It has a long station-wagon like shape, two seats in front, and a large, rectangular, covered trunk. The back windows are typically draped with c...READ MORE

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