When there's a death in the family, suddenly there are many things to do. Funeral homes are designed to offer all the services that grieving families need. Common services include cremation, embalming, and burial services. However, funeral homes offer many other necessary services that people don't ordinarily think of. Here are four lesser-known services that you can find at a funeral home: 1. Online Obituaries Obituaries notify people of a death. [Read More]
Should You Set Up a Funeral Pre-Arrangement Plan?
If you're worried about leaving behind the burden of funeral costs when you pass, there are plans you can look into to prevent this from happening. You can make a plan with a funeral home and pay for your own funeral beforehand. These plans can range from $10,000 to $25,000 in cost. You are able to pay this in full upfront or start a payment plan with your funeral home. [Read More]
Choosing A Cemetery Headstone Directly From A Supplier
Families usually turn to funeral directors to help them make arrangements when a relative passes away. Choosing a cemetery headstone, however, often is done on their own through a supplier of these monuments. Why They Wait Especially when the death was unexpected, the immediate family might feel too overwhelmed to make quick decisions about headstone color, size, and engraving. They already must deal with everything required to hold a funeral or memorial service. [Read More]
Questions To Ask When Choosing A Headstone
There are things in life you buy without thinking too much about it, like groceries. There are other things that you will only purchase a few times in life, such as a car or a house. And then there are the things you might be buying for the first time, and certainly won't be a regular purchase, such as headstones. When the time comes to buy a headstone for a deceased loved one, there are a few questions you need to ask. [Read More]