Eulogy for Tim Russert

“Good afternoon. I’m Luke Russert, proud son of Tim and Maureen. Just before I begin, my mother and I would just like to extend our deepest thanks for the tremendous outpouring of love and support we’ve received from all of you and everyone all over the country. Yesterday at the wake, we were very touched. […]


Digital Legacy Policies

Digital Legacy Policies of Top Websites

According to the site Internet Live Stats, there are more than a billion websites online right now, and that number continues to grow every day. Lucky for us, we only access a small number of these sites on a regular basis. Even at that, most of us actively use dozens of online providers and web […]


How to Obtain Death Certificates

A death certificate is issued by local authorities when a person dies. It serves as evidence that someone has died and is needed for various purposes, including: claiming life insurance benefits, closing bank and investment accounts, transferring titles, and claiming social security survivor benefits. Generally, your funeral home will request copies of Death Certificates for […]


Claiming Death Benefits

In addition to life insurance policies, death benefits may be available from a variety of sources. Funeral Directors can help gather the information needed to apply for the applicable death benefits. In most cases, you’ll need a copy of the Death Certificate to file for benefits.   Following are common sources of benefits and assistance: […]



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Veteran Grave Markers

Veterans and their eligible dependents are provided with headstones and markers at no cost through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If the burial is in a national or state veteran’s cemetery or on a military post, the marker is ordered through the cemetery at the government’s expense. The cost to place the marker or […]


The Last Time by Rickshaw

In 2007 I started to work in the offices of a not for profit social enterprise company called Bugbugs, who operates a small fleet of rickshaws in London. The company was set up to offer zero-emission transport and advertising and all of our riders were young guys and girls, who rented the rickshaw and then […]


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Affordable Financial Protection for Your Family If you are looking for a sensible way to pay for your funeral expenses, our burial insurance policy is for you. "Final expenses" are inevitable and our policy is designed for anyone seeking a secure, flexible and affordable means of covering them.


TV Body Count Study – Fall 2012

TV to Die For, Part 2: A Ranking of TV Shows by Dead Bodies September, 2012 The new Fall TV season is starting up and Funeralwise once again asks: Is death entertaining? Is our popular culture obsessed with death? How do portrayals of death affect the popularity of entertainment programs? Who is most likely to be drawn to death-oriented programs?


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