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Benefits of Pre-Planning Funeral Arrangements

Posted on September 7th, 2021
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1. You Can Choose How You Want To Be RememberedHave you given any thought as to how you want to be remembered? Maybe you had a long career in the military that you’d like to celebrate. Maybe you love animals and would like to encourage donations in your memory to your local humane society. When […]

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How to Discuss the Topic of Death with a Child

Posted on July 14th, 2021
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Tell the truth about what happened right away. The truth gives an explanation for your tears and pain. Being open and emotional can help your child learn how to mourn. Be prepared for a variety of emotional responses. Realize that however you approach this subject, your child will be upset, and perhaps, even angry at […]

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Why Are Funerals Important?

Posted on June 15th, 2021
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Many people say ‘I don’t want a service; I want to keep it simple’. Keeping things simple and affordable is what Simplicity does best but everyone needs an opportunity to say goodbye, even in the simplest form. Funerals are for the livingWe need to say our goodbyes, we need to grieve, we need to be […]

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What Happens When a Death Occurs Far from Home?

Posted on May 8th, 2021
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When a death occurs far from home it can cause a lot of stress and confusion for the surviving family members as to what steps need to be taken to bring their loved one back home. Within the funeral service industry there are resources and protocols in place to deal with this exact situation and […]

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What is a green burial?

Posted on April 12th, 2021
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WHAT IS GREEN BURIAL? Green (or natural) burial emphasizes simplicity and environmental sustainability. The body is neither cremated nor prepared with chemicals such as embalming fluids. It is simply placed in a biodegradable coffin or shroud and interred without a concrete burial vault. The grave site is allowed to return to nature. The goal is […]

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