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Dividing Cremated Remains, transferring remains to an urn

Today we were asked to divide cremated remains for a family.  They were a little shy about asking, as they assumed that it was something that no one did.  We assured them that this is very common, and we are pleased to do this for them.  We also recently had a lady who had her   [read more…]

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Writing an Obituary

Here is a template to help with information you may want to include in an obituary. When placing an obituary in a newspaper, we advice to NOT publish the EXACT date of birth of the deceased. We advise that you only put the MONTH AND YEAR. This is to protect the deceased from Identity theft.   [read more…]

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writing a sympathy note:

Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to express your sympathies when someone has passed. Here are a few examples to help you when writing a note or card. Some words of comfort you can use to open your letter and express your sorrow are: Our deepest condolences to you upon the passing of _______.   [read more…]

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Pre Arranging services is a wise thing to do

It is so simple to set this up beforehand. To register your service of choice with us, you can download the forms on our website. Just fill them in, send them to us via email, fax or by mail, and your wishes are kept on file until needed. We don’t use or share any of   [read more…]

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What to say when you don’t know what to say, some ideas:

Sympathy Message Ideas Writing a sympathy message can be very difficult because many of us are afraid of saying the wrong thing. The truth is that a personal note letting someone know you care will mean a lot, even if you’re not quite sure what to say. Just keep in mind: -It is always a   [read more…]

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How to help a grieving friend

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Advance Funeral Planning

To register your service of choice with us, you can download the forms on our website. Just fill them in, send them to us via email, fax or by mail, and your wishes are kept on file until needed. We don’t use or share any of your information ever, and you can request that the   [read more…]

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Memorial Society ?

Do you need a Memorial Society to choose a funeral home for you? A memorial society is not a funeral home. A memorial society sells memberships only. For the price of the memorial society registration or membership fee, members are provided with a designation form to record their personal funeral and disposition requests. The completed   [read more…]

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Security during Memorial Services

Some important Security issues to consider if you’re holding a Memorial or Funeral Service for a loved one If the service is advertised in the paper, then it is on the internet, even if it’s just word of mouth, people know. * Have someone stay at the family home(s) during this time, to deter any theft   [read more…]

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