Planning Your Cremation

Posted on October 14th, 2019
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Cremation is one of the cremation services offered in Roanoke, VA. For people who are considering being cremated, understanding the cremation process will help you as you plan for your cremation. It’s important to remember that just because someone is being cremated doesn’t mean there can’t be a funeral service or memorial service for that […]

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Advice for Pallbearers

Posted on October 7th, 2019
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People who are asked to be pallbearers at funerals at funeral homes in Roanoke, VA often find themselves feeling honored to have been asked, but also unsure how to manage their own grief in order to serve a family that is grieving. If you don’t feel like you can handle what’s required of pallbearers, then […]

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Condolences after Cremations

Posted on September 23rd, 2019
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Providing guidance on how to comfort the bereaved is one of the cremation services offered in Wirtz, VA. Knowing the exact right thing to say to grieving family members is often difficult, no matter how many times we’ve been to funerals and we’ve offered comfort and support. Often, we get nervous because we don’t want […]

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Professional Mourners

Posted on September 16th, 2019
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It’s unlikely there will be professional mourners at funerals at funeral homes in Wirtz, VA, but professional mourners have been and are an embedded part of the funerals around the world. Professional mourners are paid to attend funerals and to mourn the person who has died, but it’s unlikely that they knew the person or […]

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What Happens in a Crematorium

Posted on September 9th, 2019
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Cremations are among the cremation services offered in Rocky Mount, VA. Understanding what happens in a crematorium is a key aspect of understanding the cremation process. In 1978, the number of cremations in America was under 5%. Today, approximately half of Americans are choosing cremation as their final disposition. There are many reasons for this […]

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