Twelve Reasons Why People Spend Too Much for a Funeral

It's easy to spend too much... Here's why: 1. Fulfilling the role of grieving "helplessness." Many people feel so devastated and overwhelmed at a time of death that they assume they should leave all funeral planning to the funeral director. Said one mortician, "That's like giving the funeral director a blank check." Being actively involved in [...]

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Simple Burial and Cremation Information

History of the "traditional" funeral and simple burial practices In early America, home funerals were the practice everywhere, and each community had a group of women who came in to help with the "laying out of the dead." Visitation was held in the front parlor followed by a procession to the church and cemetery. At [...]

By | 2017-10-17T17:34:35+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Cremation, Funeral Costs|0 Comments