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 […]


Poems for Loss of a Pet

As long as there has been recorded writing, there has been poetry. The best and most popular poets have a gift for putting what we are feeling to words. the appeal of poetry is universal and has long been used as a way to express our feelings and offer comfort in difficult times. When we […]


Funerals By The Numbers

The Funeral Trends Ticker is designed to offer a snapshot of the options our funeral planners are choosing. The total “Funeral Plans Created on Funeralwise.com” is the total number of plans our planners have created to date with our Wise Planning System. The percentages represent the number of people who have selected the indicated options. There […]


FUNERALWISE FAVORITES: 12 Unique and Thoughtful Sympathy Gifts

When someone passes away our hearts go out to their loved ones. We want to do something to help and to offer a token that shows we are thinking of them during their grief. Finding the right sympathy gifts to express our feelings can be difficult. There are tried and true options that are safe […]


10 Things to Know About Pet Funerals and Memorial Services

For most people, pets are part of the family. So when we lose a furry friend we look for a way to commemorate the memories we shared. The trouble is, it’s not always easy to find the perfect way to celebrate the time we had together. Did you know that you can hold a funeral […]


Shipping a Dead Body: 10 Things You Need to Know

It’s not uncommon for people to die while away from home. Getting the deceased back home can be a difficult and expensive task. Here are 10 things to know about how shipping a dead body works. If you’d like to know more about transporting a dead body or human remains, check out our deceased transportation page. […]


Planning Your Funeral – No Money Needed!

Preplanning is not prepaying. When you think about planning a funeral in advance, you probably assume you’ll have to break out the checkbook. Think again. Preplanning and prepaying are NOT the same thing. There is a big difference between creating a funeral plan and buying one. You can prepare a comprehensive plan for how you would […]


Loss of a Pet FAQ

Losing a pet can be a complicated and traumatic experience. Your grief may be complicated by the fact that those you come in contact do not understand the intensity of the pain you are feeling. You should never feel bad because you miss your pet! Our Coping with the Loss of a Pet page has […]


Memorializing Your Pet

It has been said that the worst thing about having pets is that they don’t live long enough. If you have lost a pet, then you will certainly agree. Unfortunately, the chances are pretty good that if you have pets, you will have to say goodbye to that trusted friend at some point. Memorializing your […]


Green Funeral Products

One of the smartest things business owners can do today is look for ways to incorporate green practices like green funeral products in every possible aspect of operations. It can save businesses money when it comes to operating costs, but it can also help attract a growing number of potential clients who are insisting that […]


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