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Unveiling the Truth about Burial and Cremation: Dispelling Myths

Planning for end-of-life arrangements can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to burial and cremation. It’s important to separate fact from fiction and make informed decisions. We debunk some common myths surrounding burial and cremation to help you navigate this sensitive topic. Myth 1: Mandatory Burial Vaults Let’s dispel a…...

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What To Do With Cremated Remains

Today, there are more options for what to do with cremated remains. Referred to as ash cremains or even ashes, this is what is left following the process of cremation. Before we get into the specifics of the options available, there are two critical matters to settle when getting cremated.…...

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What Is Water Cremation?

Many families in search of a funeral director for the first time have questions about all of the options available to them. Recently, more and more families have been requesting information about what is referred to as water cremation. What is it and how does it work? Is it a…...

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Five More Ways to Use Cremated Ashes

Decades ago, as cremation began gaining in popularity, how cremated remains were treated was far different than they are today. A person’s ashes, or cremains, were generally placed in an urn and either buried or placed in a mausoleum. Things began to change when families decided to keep the ashes…...

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Five Facts About Grief

Much has been written about grief. Since so many people have experienced it, many individuals feel they are experts on the subject. Your aunt Helen, your cousin Jill, and uncle Bill may be all too willing to share their experiences and expertise with you. It can be well meaning, mind…...

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Why Cremations Are Rising in Popularity

You may have heard that cremations are rising in popularity. This is not a new trend, however. Cremations have become the choice of more families and those who have been preplanning their own funerals for generations. But what is behind the continued rise in the popularity of cremations? There are…...

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How to Approach Grief in the Workplace

When someone close passes away, the grief can permeate every aspect of the lives of those who were closest. This includes the workplace. If you’ve ever spent time with a co-worker who has lost a spouse or child, the grief can be palpable. How can grief be best handled in…...

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What to Wear to a Memorial Service

Traditional memorial services have been somber events, where family and friends gather to mourn the death of a loved one. Attendees often wore conservative black or dark clothing, and the ceremonies themselves were most often sad and tear-filled. The dark clothing symbolizes death and the mourning that follows. While memorial…...

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Common Storage Options for Cremation Ashes

One of the reasons cremations have grown in popularity is the versatility and flexibility cremation offers. This even extends to the options for storage of the ashes or cremains. Once a body is cremated, there are multiple choices a family has for the final disposition of the cremation ashes. Mausoleum/Columbarium…...

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What to Do Before Deciding on Cremation

More and more individuals are making their own final arrangements by taking it upon themselves to pre-plan. There are many benefits to giving some thought to how you want your final services to proceed. It takes some of the burden off family members, can help avoid disagreements among those left…...

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