Funeral Options When You Pre-Plan

While no one really wants to think about a time when they will no longer be on this Earth, it is a reality of life that we will all have a funeral at some point. When you take the time to pre-plan your funeral options, you're really giving the gift of peace of mind to...

How a Funeral Consultant Can Assist You

Regardless of the circumstances, it is never easy to lose a loved one. Even if you are completely prepared and they have a full funeral plan in place, you are still likely to need the assistance of a funeral consultant, or funeral director, in order to finalize...

Mortuary | Estate Planning Advice

Estate planning and funeral pre-planning are two essential processes that everyone should consider. Planning your funeral, of course, is done with the help of a funeral director at a mortuary. Estate planning is typically done with the help of an attorney. In this...

Free Estate Planning Seminar on April 21

Join us on Thursday, April 21, for a free informative seminar discussing the benefits of Estate Planning and Advanced Planning. The event will be held at Mountain View Cemetery from 5:30 – 7:00pm, and dinner will be served to all attendees at no additional charge....

Funeral Wake | Ways to Help Grieving Families

When families that you love are hurting, it can be difficult to watch. You feel so helpless. You want to do something to help. But you're not sure what might be too intrusive, so sometimes you end up doing nothing at all. While quiet support is helpful, sometimes...

Grief Support Group Tonight

Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery will be hosting an Adult Grief Support Group this evening at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome. The presenter at the group is Diana Cunningham. Sponsored by Integrity Hospice, these groups will be held on the second Tuesday of each...

Memorial Service for All Stages in Life

Planning a memorial service is one of those few times in life that you take the time to think back about all of the amazing things that made your loved one special - the smiles, the laughter and the tears. No matter the stage of life your loved one was in, you can...

Military Funeral | Taps

The solemn sound of a solitary bugler is often heard at a military funeral. But have you ever questioned where the melancholy tune originated? The music of mourning, as Taps has been called, started out as a humble bugle call during the Civil War called 'Extinguish...

Funeral Terms Explained

When pre-planning a funeral for yourself, or planning a funeral for a loved one, there may be a few related terms with which you may not be familiar. While our caring staff at Mountain View Funeral Home is available to help answer your questions, we have provided here...

Funeral Visitation and Viewings

When you have recently lost a loved one, it is understandable that you may not be able to think clearly about things. It is a difficult time. Under such circumstances, it may be confusing to completely comprehend some funeral-related terms. For example, while funeral...