When Someone Doesn't Want a Funeral

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Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes, or so said Benjamin Franklin. Yes, death is a certainty—about the only certainty in human existence—but does this mean a funeral is also a certainty? Whether it’s a burial or cremation, this finality, when combined with the funeral service, can form an essential part of grieving. After all, it’s the final farewell. But what about when a loved one passes away and clearly stipulated that they didn’t want a funeral at all?…

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Tips on How to Reduce Funeral Expenses Respectfully

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Planning a burial for your loved one is an incredibly emotional experience.  As you consider the most suitable way to honour them, the cost management issue can seem offensive. The stigma of low-cost funeral options or a cheap funeral can force you to spend more than what you can afford at a time when your mind isn’t at its best. But, it’s essential to remember that no one wants their funeral to place a burden on the loved ones they leave behind.…

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Important Factors to Consider When Selecting Headstones for Your Departed Loved One

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The headstone is the permanent marker of the resting place for the dearly departed. It is also a great way to commemorate someone’s life. It is specifically because it is very important to those who are left behind that there is a need to exercise adequate care when you are selecting the most ideal tombstone. Here are some tips on how to ensure that you select the best headstone. The ideal material…

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