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Do Funeral Homes Take Pictures of the Deceased?

Navigating the process of planning a funeral and remembering someone’s life involves some important questions. During this process, it’s common to wonder if funeral homes take photos of the deceased.

Your concern may be about privacy and making sure that images of your departed loved one aren’t floating around without your knowledge.

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24 Beautiful Cremation Urns for Human Ashes

Urns for human ashes are designed to hold the cremated remains of an individual adult.

But it’s more than a cremation box that holds a plastic bag of ashes… It’s a memorial, a tribute, a final resting place; it’s a beautiful way to celebrate the memory of a beloved family member.

There are so many options out there, so we’re here to help you find the right cremation urn for your loved one.

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Can You Wear Jeans To A Funeral? How To Make Jeans Work

Jeans are a staple in most people’s wardrobes. People spend anywhere from $20.00 – $300.00 on a nice pair of jeans, and they expect to be able to wear them to most functions. Especially in recent years.

Jeans are also acceptable to wear to the office at many companies (not just on “casual Friday.”) 

I’ve even heard of funeral homes that allow the funeral director to dress in a nice pair of jeans and a collared shirt for the guys, and an appropriate blouse for the ladies. 

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Comforting Funeral Recipes

55+ Best Easy Comforting Funeral Food Recipes

What food is appropriate for a funeral? If you’re tasked with planning the funeral food menu, or if you’re going to a funeral with a potluck reception afterwards and aren’t sure what to bring, we’ve got you covered.

Below you’ll learn everything you need to know about serving food at a funeral. From planning to etiquette to specific recipes (easy funeral food ideas that will travel well and hold throughout the service, tasting great several hours later), we have the best and most comforting recipes for funeral foods.

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Example Wording for Memorial Donations & Funeral Fundraisers

Asking for donations after a death can be awkward. So today, we’re partnering with the leading (free!) funeral crowdfunding sites to show you the best way to ask for donations for a funeral.

There’s been a death in the family, and you find yourself making funeral arrangements. You want to do it well, but you know there is going to be a financial burden.

Perhaps the death was sudden and unexpected, or perhaps you simply don’t have the resources to cover the costs of the funeral.

What do you do?

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Here’s How Long the Funeral Home Can Hold the Body

How long can the funeral home hold the body? This is a question that is asked often and for various reasons. 

Every family’s circumstances will look different at the time of their loved one’s death. Some may be prepared for it, while others are sadly not. 

They may not have had time to make decisions like whether to cremate or have a traditional burial. To have a graveside funeral service, celebration of life, home funeral, or wake. 

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How Does Pet Cremation Work? What You Need to Know

When it comes to cremating your beloved fur baby, you want to know the ins and outs of how pet cremation services work. 

Is cremation the right choice? How much does it cost? What’s the process like? Is there a certain type of cremation that is best? How long does it take? Are they really my pet’s ashes that I get back?

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Best Funeral Scriptures

Funeral Scriptures: 50 Best Bible Verses for Funerals

Every Christian funeral is centered on Christ and his Word. Even as you remember your loved one, you remember the promises found in Scripture and the hope that is now, at death, realized in heaven.

Believers have always found comfort in the Bible. Funeral Scriptures have been read for generations at the passing of the faithful, to comfort family members,

One of the difficulties is that there are so many beloved passages in God’s Word that it can be hard to choose the right one for your loved one’s funeral service.

So we’ve done the winnowing for you. Below, we first feature the 5 best Bible verses for funerals and memorial services. These Scriptures are ideal for simply reading, for a funeral sermon, or as a quote in your eulogy.

After the top five, we have additional Bible verses that focus on proclaiming the Gospel. Next, we have comforting Scriptures to share with the grieving family, plus funeral readings specifically for mom, dad, grandparents, and more.

Lastly, we’ll close out with a big list of the many classic and truly meaningful funeral Scripture selections that have been traditionally read at funerals throughout history.

Let’s jump in.

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