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Funeral Plot | Planning

Many Americans choose cremation as their final disposition, but more than half of individuals in the U.S. still want to be interred at a cemetery--meaning it makes good sense to find a suitable final resting place before you need it. There are actually several...

Funeral Chapel | Finding Peace

Finding joy in the simple things of life is something we hear a great deal about, but it can be difficult to slow down long enough to be intentional and focused in the moment. When a life ends, your mind may go towards an unknown future--which can help you be more...

Arizona Funeral Homes

Writing an obituary for a loved one is a final way of saying goodbye. While sad, writing about your loved one gives you an opportunity to think back through all of the wonderful times that you shared, and gives you the chance to tell their story to the world by noting...

Military Funeral | Symbolism

Just like many other parts of service to our country, a military funeral is steeped in tradition and symbolism. Whether you're the parent, spouse or loved one of a fallen military member, it's good to understand the various symbols and what they mean as these thoughts...

What Is a Funeral Home?

No one wants to think about having to plan a funeral for a loved one, but death is an inevitable part of life and this final celebration is important to friends and family alike. When you are asked to take on this loving burden, you want to be sure that you're keeping...

Mortuary | Memorialize a Loved One

While cremation is becoming a more popular option in America, many people still have concerns when their loved one selects this option for their final disposition. At Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, we have a full crematory onsite as well as our mortuary, so...

Cemetery | Graveside Service

Planning a funeral can be overwhelming, and if you're unfamiliar with the terminology or structure of a traditional service than it can be difficult to know where to start. Our knowledgeable and compassionate funeral directors and their staff will help answer any...

Funeral Music For An Elderly Parent

When planning a memorial service for an elderly parent, you want to be sure that the funeral music is appropriate, tasteful and meaningful. When your family has been impacted with a loss--expected or not--it can be difficult to think of favorite songs that would be...

Funeral Planning Services

Not every family is religious--in fact, more than 22% of Americans do not identify with any type of religion and consider themselves "unaffiliated" with faith backgrounds of any type. However, many traditional funeral services are firmly rooted in Christianity or...

Cremation Service | Growing Trend

Cremation is a growing trend in the United States, and one of the reasons why a cremation service is so popular these days is because of the low environmental impact. New cremation techniques are valued for a variety of reasons, and they are also significantly less expensive than a traditional ground burial. Cremation is also becoming a much more socially-acceptable option for families, with nearly half of the individuals in the U.S. currently choosing cremation. Here’s some of the reasons why you may want to consider a cremation service.