Planning Your Own Funeral

As a funeral home, we receive a lot of questions about planning your own funeral: when should you begin the process, how much does a funeral cost and what are the benefits of doing the planning yourself? Helping people understand and demystify the process of funerals,...

Funeral Options | Customization

Creating a service that will help mourners remember what is special and unique about their loved one can be one of the more challenging aspects of a funeral service.  It may feel like a lot of pressure is on you as the planner to make sure everything is "just so" and...

Muslim Funeral | Traditions

In America, it is relatively easy to forget that there is an entire world full of people who often do things quite differently. Funeral traditions, which may seem relatively homogeneous within the U.S., vary greatly throughout the rest of the world. Understanding some...

Reasons for Embalming

While an uncomfortable topic for many, there are any number of misconceptions about embalming that can influence individuals to feel a certain way about the practice. Embalming is not required by law, and generally is not an essential practice, although there are...

Family Funeral | Comfort From Trust

When you lose a loved one, it is one of those times in life when you can feel lost, or adrift--not sure of which way to turn and how to make it through. You need to know that there's someone there that you can trust, someone who feels like family. A funeral director...

Funeral Home Gifts

When someone you care about is grieving, it can be difficult to know what to do or what to say--much less what type of funeral home gifts to bring to them that could potentially ease their pain, even if just for a moment. You want your gift to communicate your love...

Mother’s Day Celebration

No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star. ~Edwin...

Burial Vault | Famous Burial Places

From children to adults, we have what many may term an unholy fascination with the dead and their final resting places. From Agra, India, where creating a memorial is an art form to ancient Egypt when a burial crypt could be worth millions and take years to finish,...

Funeral Expense & Planning

For many people, funeral planning is part and parcel of estate planning--something that, when complete, offers your family information and instructions on your final arrangements and helps to plan for your funeral expense. There are many different documents that are...

Helping You with Mortuary Services

Life can be challenging--between jobs, friends, and caring for aging parents and young children you may often find yourself running too fast and too hard, and feeling as though you're getting nowhere. When something unexpected happens, such as the loss of a loved one,...