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How To Write An Obituary

Posted on: May 27th 2016

  We have had many families ask about what goes into writing an obituary. An obituary and what it contains is what you want it to be. While there certainly is a traditional style that you often see in your local newspaper, there is no specific format that must be followed. A traditional obituary often […]

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Five Ways to Plan for a Funeral

Posted on: May 20th 2016

Are you considering making funeral plans for you or another member of your family? There are many things to consider when planning a funeral. These considerations include financial, personal preference and event coordinating. Funeral service is continually evolving. Families today have many options to consider when memorializing a loved one. Here are a few things […]

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Saving Money with a Rental Casket

Posted on: March 30th 2016

As a funeral director, I often get the question of how can I best memorialize my loved one without incurring the high costs of burial expenses? There are several answers to this question, but one that many families select is a public viewing and/or service with a rental casket and cremation to follow. According to […]

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Three Cost-Saving Considerations for a Funeral Service with a Low Budget

Posted on: March 21st 2016

When a loved one passes, funeral costs can overwhelm a grieving family. When making funeral arrangements, there are many small decisions to be made in a relatively short amount of time. These decisions can add stress, as well as cost, to a funeral service.   Here are three ways you can reduce funeral costs: 1) […]

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How Much Does Cremation Cost?

Posted on: March 18th 2016

Interest in cremation is growing at a rapid pace, and one of the core reasons is affordability. Compared to a traditional burial, a direct cremation will likely cost many thousands of dollars less.   What Is a Direct Cremation? Direct cremation is the term used when cremation service is provided without any additional services. If […]

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