3 Things To Know About Choosing Pallbearers For A Funeral

If you are responsible for planning your loved one's funeral, and you plan on having pallbearers, here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing pallbearers. Make Sure The Funeral Calls For Pallbearers First off, make sure that the funeral you are planning will actually need pallbearers.  Open Casket: If you are planning an open casket funeral, generally the casket will be set up by the funeral home staff before the funeral and viewing starts. Read More 

The Role Of The Burial Flag In Veteran Memorial Services

One of the most iconic symbols of veteran memorial services is the American burial flag. It's one of the things that show the funeral is for a veteran arguably more so than anything else. Many people aren't fully aware of where to find these flags or how they're used in the service. Where to Find Veteran Burial Flags Really, there are tons of places where you can find burial flags. Many stores sell them, and there are even custom flag services that can make one specifically for the resting veteran. Read More 

4 Benefits To Preplanning Your Funeral

While no one likes to talk or think about funeral planning, it's a good idea to think ahead about this need. If you have specific ideas or requests in mind for your own funeral, you want to take the time to properly plan it out in advance. This can allow you and your loved ones to benefit in many ways. Take a look at the following benefits of preplanning your funeral. Read More 

Unburden Your Family By Planning Your Funeral In Advance

When a family is grieving the loss of a loved one, they don't want to also be worrying about how they're going to deal with the funeral expenses. But it's common for people planning funerals to feel like it would be somehow disrespectful to spend too much time considering money – as though it would show that they cared more about their finances than the deceased. Funerals can be expensive, however. Read More 

Pre-Needs Funeral Planning: Choosing The Right Epitaph For Your Memorial Grave Marker

One of the great advantages of pre-needs funeral planning is that it presents you with the chance to leave behind remembrances of yourself that mean something to you. One of the greatest examples of this is the selection of the epitaph. Picking your own epitaph is an important chance to leave behind a message of love, inspiration or comfort. If you're struggling to pick the right epitaph, the suggestions below can help. Read More