Cremation Memorial Ideas

Cremation is an increasingly popular choice for Americans, and an intensely personal one. At Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, we offer all services surrounding cremation on site which makes this choice that much more viable. When you consider why choose...

Prayer Cards for Funeral Services

The loss of a loved one can be the worst pain imaginable, leaving you feeling bereft and alone. One of the final gifts you give someone are funeral services that are a personal expression of their personality and what they enjoyed throughout their life. Helping others...

Veteran Funeral Benefits

Those who serve in the Armed Forces give their all in service to their country, and the government wants to assure that a veteran funeral honors a deceased veteran properly. Creating a service befitting their status is an important last way to honor the time the...

Memorial & Celebration of Life Checklist

It can be difficult to take a step back and consider what a fitting farewell to a loved one looks like. Would they prefer a solemn and traditional memorial service, or is a celebration of life more their style? There are people who bring to mind a stately and elegant...

Cost of Cremation | Your Decision

The cost of cremation is not the only reason people are making this very personal decision, but it can certainly be a factor. Whether pre-planning or making a decision for a loved one, people are increasingly choosing cremation for their final disposition. Cost of...

Flowers for Funeral Services

Expressing your true and deep feelings, especially during an emotionally-charged period such as a funeral, can be painful. Fortunately, there are ways we can communicate without words that are beautiful and poignant while leaving behind a lasting impression....

Mortuary | Documents to Bring

The first meeting with your funeral director is called an Arrangement Conference, and there are certain pieces of information and paperwork that you should have in hand before the meeting at the mortuary. The last thing you want to do at this time is feel stress about...

Making Choices About Caskets

Choosing a casket is an incredibly personal decision. While you don’t want your decision to be entirely financial, it does make sense to agree on the general range of what you would like to spend as you begin the planning process. Once you’ve made that...

Burial Insurance Option

Many people take time with advance planning for funeral and memorial details so that loved ones won’t have to pay more or deal with the stress of planning. Things people consider when pre-planning include deciding on disposition and how they plan to pay for...

Urns for Ashes

When the burial for a loved one involves cremation, most family members elect to purchase an urn to store all or a portion of the ashes. This purchase may have been made by the loved one in advance as part of a prepaid burial and funeral arrangement. If this is not...