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When our parents pass away, we have to try to deal with the loss, as well as plan the funeral and burial service. If you have siblings like I do, this time can become even more complicated, or it can be made a little easier. How do you divide the responsibilities? How to you resolve disputes? Sometimes, dealing with family after a parent has passed can be just as difficult as saying your final goodbye. For a few tips to help you and your family get through these difficult days more easily, visit my website. There, you will find a list of things that can help you get through it.

Pros And Cons Of Having Pallbearers Transport The Casket To The Burial Site

When you're planning a funeral, it's important to not only give plenty of consideration to the funeral service itself, but also to the burial service. It's common for the burial service to take place soon after the funeral, and a procession of vehicles will commonly travel from the funeral home to the cemetery. One thing that you'll need to consider is whether you'll have the funeral home staff transport the casket to the burial site before people arrive, or whether you'll have your pallbearers carry it from the parking lot to the graveside. Read More 

Traditional Funerals Vs. The Short And Sweet: How Do You Want To Go?

If you have ever been to a traditional funeral for either military personnel or for traditional religions, you know that they can stretch on for quite some time. While it may or may not be helpful to the grieving family to have everyone come out for support, it keeps everyone from grieving in their own ways. When it comes to your own funeral, you have the option of going out traditionally, or having a short and sweet funeral. Read More 

How To Share A Cremation Service With Loved Ones Online

When you are planning a cremation service, it can be hard to reach out to loved ones who live far away. Friends, relatives, and other loved ones who live far away from where the deceased person is to be buried may not be able to make it to the cremation service. Those conversations can be emotional when people really want to be able to take part in the memorial service. One option that you now have thanks to the internet is streaming and otherwise sharing the cremation service online with those who can't make the journey to be there in person. Read More 

3 Important Things You May Forget When Making Your Final Arrangements

Have you ever given much thought to how you want things to be handled after you pass on? Do you still need to make final arrangements to ensure that your last wishes are carried out? Too many people neglect to make out a will or a funeral plan, leaving their loved ones to guess at what they might have wanted. While making plans for your own funeral can be sad at first, it can also be freeing to know that everything will be handled the way you want once you pass on. Read More 

Two Urn Options For When A Couple Dies Together

An odd phenomenon occurs among lifelong couples. When one person dies, it's not unusual for the other person to follow soon after, sometimes within hours of his or her partner's passing. Choosing cremation over burial can significantly lessen the funeral costs, but it can be challenging deciding what to do with all those ashes. Here are two options for handling cremains for two people. Single Extra-Large Urn Possibly the easiest and most obvious option is to place all the cremains into one extra-large urn, letting the couple be together in death as they were in life. Read More