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Navigating the journey towards a loved one’s death is difficult. When the loved one tells us how they would like their body treated after they pass, it often offers a sense of relief for the caregiver - relief from the burden of that decision. The more decisions that are clearly defined by the deceased before passing,...READ MORE

General Pre-need Funerals

Loss of a loved one is never easy.

Loss of a loved one is never easy. Especially a loved one with which you walked through years of day to day life just prior to their passing. The missing of their simple presence can feel debilitating. The end of one life begins a whole new way of life for the survivor who remains. Only time and great efforts may soot...READ MORE

General Grief

There are many traditions which attract visitors to grave sites for Memorial Day.

There are many traditions which attract visitors to grave sites for Memorial Day. In 1868, soon after the conclusion of the Civil War, the observance of what has become Memorial Day was cemented in our country as a day of remembrance. More than 620,000 soldiers died in the war between our states. The federal holiday a...READ MORE

General Family Community

Lift a huge burden from the shoulders of...

Pre-arrangement of one’s own immediate after-life services is the responsible decision to make. Pre-arrangement lifts a huge burden from the shoulders of those responsible to carry forth the funeral or cremation of the recently deceased. More than 100 decisions need to be finalized in the hours immediately following o...READ MORE

General Family

Time is precious

Time. It’s a currency. We have very little of it. Can’t buy more of it. Can’t spend any more of it. Time is precious. It’s truly the substance which holds life. That is exactly why one of the most important hours in life should be talking about your own end of time moment. When your clock stops ticking… Pre-arrangemen...READ MORE

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