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 that our planners have created to date with our Wise Planning System. The percentages represent the number of people who have selected the indicated options. […]


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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 […]


Wise Solutions for Planning Ahead

Funeral Planning Your Way The Funeralwise Wise Planning Solutions (WPS) put you in control of your funeral planning. Our tools are ideal for planning ahead, The Wise Planning System is a set of easy-to-use tools for do-it-yourself funeral planning. You can make your funeral plans ahead of time without meeting with a funeral director, share […]


The Magic of Funeral Potatoes – 10 Fascinating Facts

It started with a simple search–funeral potatoes. Since our funeral food pages are popular, we thought our readers might enjoy a pithy little feature highlighting our recipes and funeral food customs. Having crossed paths with an article or two about the traditions behind potatoes at funerals, that seemed like a good place to start.  Hailing […]


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 […]


Funeral Celebrant Directory

Our Celebrant Directory features Funeral Celebrants serving families across the United States. To see more information on a particular Celebrant, click on his or her photograph.  Our Funeral Celebrant and Funeral Officiants page offers helpful information on how to work with a celebrant and how to make sure you choose the right officiant.  If you […]


Celebration of Life or Funeral: What’s the difference?

When a loved one dies, we look for the perfect way to honor their life. We also want to give those left behind a way to say goodbye. Traditionally, society has turned to funeral services that are based on religious or cultural traditions as a way to pay tribute. But times change. As the world […]


Travel Protection Plan

As our society has become increasingly mobile, the likelihood that someone will die while away from home has increased. When this happens, it opens up the often difficult world of making transportation arrangements for a dead body. There are many factors to consider when shipping human remains, and it can be costly, especially when death […]


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