As the new year kicks off, here are the 2020 Funeral Trends of note. At the end you’ll find some tips (for both consumers and funeral professionals) to make the most of these trends in making final arrangements, planning funerals, and hosting memorial services.Continue reading 2020 Funeral Trends
In the United States, there are many different types of funeral services. It can be difficult to keep them all straight in your head, or even to differentiate between the various terms.
In this article, we hope to shed some light on 10 of the most common types of funeral services and related events in the English-speaking world. We’ll list and define each ceremony, and also add some detail on what to expect at each of them.Continue reading 10 Types of Funeral Services, Ceremonies, and Events
Q: What is direct cremation?
A: Direct cremation means that the body of the deceased is cremated after death, without a prior memorial service and without the involvement of a funeral home.
Direct cremation is the most affordable disposition option that is readily available. Most funeral homes and crematoriums offer this service.
In this article, we’ll discuss the details, costs, options, and advantages/disadvantages of this service.Continue reading What is Direct Cremation?
If you’re not already thinking about dying, you should totally consider it.
Well, maybe not the dying part, since that’s inevitable; more specifically, you should think about how you are going to arrange your affairs for when the inevitable comes.Continue reading Here’s the complete list of everything you can do with your body after you die
Planning ahead and making your final arrangements in advance is a great idea. This will save your loved ones from tons of stress, and it will probably save them money as well. The first decision you’ll face in thinking about your funeral arrangements is the question of what to do with your body.
Here are all the mainstream final disposition options:Continue reading Final Disposition Options: Cremation, Burial, and More