COVID FUNERAL

GOODBYE FOR NOW. WE’LL CELEBRATE LATER.

Funerals in the Time of COVID Part One Since the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was reported in Washington State in January of 2020, our lives have changed at light speed. As it turns out, so have our deaths.  Funeral services have ground to a halt and the way we honor the lives […]


The Funeral Program

A funeral program is a small brochure that usually contains a tribute to the deceased and details of what will take place during the funeral or memorial service. You may also hear it referred to it as an “Order of Service,” or a Memorial Folder. A funeral program is not required, but most people like […]


10 Cremation Secrets You Need to Know

Are you thinking about cremation for yourself or a loved one? If so, you probably have lots of questions. Our list of 10 Cremation Secrets will help answer some of the big questions. If you want to know more, check out our cremation articles. We’ve also got everything you need to know about funerals and […]


Cost of Cremation – Understanding the Prices

Asking how much cremation costs sounds like a straightforward question. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as it sounds. The actual price of a cremation will depend on where you live and what type of services you choose. Even within your local area, prices vary widely depending on your selected provider. For example, the cost of […]


The Funeral Reception

It is customary (but not required) to hold a reception following a funeral or memorial service. This gathering offers friends and family the opportunity to meet in an informal environment. The after-funeral reception gives mourners the chance to support each other, share stories and memories, and continue to celebrate the life of someone they cared […]


Home Funerals: Do-It-Yourself is on the rise.

There are a lot of things people don’t know about the funeral industry. That’s to be expected. Funerals can be hard talk about and frankly, most of us prefer to leave the details to the professionals. But these days, an increasing number of people are skipping the funeral home altogether and holding the funeral or […]


“This Is Us” gives the funeral we all deserve

Written By: Molly Gorny Think back to the last funeral you saw on a TV show. If you remember one at all, what probably comes to mind is lots of dark clothing and long faces. With a few notable exceptions (think Mary Tyler Moore and the Chuckles the Clown funeral), small screen funerals are somber […]


Classical Songs for a Funeral Service

Classical songs for funerals are characterized by emotion, passion, and timelessness. Regardless of the mood you would like to set, there are appropriate classical pieces. That’s why the genre has been an important part of marking many life milestones. Weddings, anniversaries, and funerals are all events where classical music, with its diversity and range, can […]


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Pop Rock Songs for a Funeral Service

Popular Selections for Funeral Songs Note: When available, links are provided to listen to and download digital versions of suggested songs (in MP3 format) from Amazon.com. The typical price per download is 89&#162 to 99&#162. Many singers have become icons. As a consequence it is fitting to express a particular generation with one of their hits. Here are a few to consider.


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