A Guide to Attending Funeral Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Guide to Attending Funeral Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With respect to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic we’re living in, times are tragic, traumatic, and tricky. We are left with so many questions about how to console one another, and ourselves. People we love are passing away, friends are losing their loved ones. In addition to people we love dying of COVID-19, we are unsure…
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Funerals: a consumer guide

Funerals: a consumer guide

When a loved one dies, grieving family members and friends often are confronted with dozens of decisions about the funeral – all of which must be made quickly and often under great emotional duress. What kind of funeral should it be? What funeral provider should you use? Should you bury or cremate the body, or…
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A Closer Look at the Costs

A Closer Look at the Costs

Costs of Funerals rank among one of the most expensive purchases people will ever make. We take a look at the costs associated with funerals and what you need to know when arranging or preplanning a funeral. Funeral costs include: 1. Basic services fee for the funeral director and staff The Funeral Rule allows funeral…
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Dealing with the death of a loved one

Dealing with the death of a loved one

Different types of grief and methods of dealing with the grief Anytime a loved one passes it is usually a very traumatic and emotional ordeal, regardless of the circumstances surrounding their passing. However, there are those deaths that hit a little closer to the heart, and those are generally considered deaths of the immediate family.…
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Different funeral practices and death beliefs

Different funeral practices and death beliefs

FuneralHomes.com has put together a list of different religious practices and beliefs for some of the more popular religions around the world. This section of our website will help in preparing you when attending a funeral in the listed religions. BUDDHISM There are a few different beliefs within this one religion. Japanese Buddhists funerals traditionally…
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Things to know about preplanning

Things to know about preplanning

There are many reasons to consider preplanning your funeral. The most important one is that it takes away from your survivors the pressure of making a decision under very difficult circumstances. Prearrangements also let you choose exactly how you want to be memorialized and allows for personal preferences in all aspects of the funeral service.…
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