Grief Help and Funeral Planning Information

Funerals are for Saints and Sinners

These days we’re hearing a lot about life celebrations. A funeral is a ceremony for someone who has died and the survivors. A celebration of life is a funeral with a celebratory feel and it may or may not have […]

How Much do Funerals Cost?

For most of us, one of our first questions when we think we need a funeral home soon is, “How much will it cost?” It’s understandable that everyone wants a simple answer to this question. Unfortunately, there is no one […]

Food and Funerals

Why is food such a fundamental part of any funeral?   Food provides comfort and strength. A gift of food shows that we care. It’s natural to connect food with the healing process of a funeral.   When should you […]

How to Dress for a Funeral

  First, understand that what you wear to the funeral is much less important than actually going to the funeral or gathering.  Don’t underestimate the value of your presence.   Your kind words, shared stories, or even just a hug […]

How to Say the Right Thing at a Funeral

First, take a deep breath and relax. We all worry that we’ll say the wrong thing.   Second, know that you don’t have to be eloquent. While we wish it were so, you can’t make everything all better with a […]