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Finding a Good Estate Planning Lawyer or Financial Advisor

Finding the right, qualified estate planning lawyer or financial advisor doesn’t have to be as hard as it sounds. When working out end of life decisions, especially pertaining to wills, having a pr...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Techniques for Handling Challenging Anniversaries After a Death

After a life spent celebrating anniversaries and letting the good times roll it can be an incredibly difficult adjustment when that time comes around again after a loved one has passed away. All th...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

How Does Proper Goal Setting Aid In The Grieving Process?

Setting proper goals is an important step in all aspects of life. They help keep us focused and organized when it comes to tackling any obstacle life throws our way. This is why setting goals is an...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Funeral Terminology

Funeral services are difficult at times and many terms and phrases used in this environment may be unknown to you. To help make things a little easier for you we've put together a glossary containi...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Hows Does Compounded Grief Affect our Coping Abilities?

Grief is a difficult emotion to cope with. Making it even harder is the fact that it tends to build on itself. This spiral can be hard to avoid, with many of us being more susceptible than others. ...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Personalizing a Funeral Service on a Budget

Funerals can be hard to plan and carry out, especially with the prices involved. Financial stress should not take priority, which makes budgeting so important to many people. Being able to properly...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Ways to Fund a Funeral Through Online Services

With the cost of funerals these days averaging $10,000 there is a lot of financial strain that can go into preparing and carrying out a funeral service. The good news is that technology has a solut...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Previous Posts

How Do I Plan a Celebration of Life if I Have no Instructions?

The concept of death is never easy; when you are faced with it you are hit with a wall of many different emotions, from sadness, to anger, to anxiety, to stress. On top of moving through the grievi...

Who Can be a Pallbearer?

It is important to note that pallbearer can be any close to the deceased; they are the select family members and friends. They are the ones that carry the casket. However, in most cases, because of...

Steps Involved in the Funeral Planning Process

Funerals are an overwhelming and stressful time. However, even thinking of trying to plan a funeral while dealing with your own grief can send you over the edge. For most people, there are many unk...

Why are Flowers a Common Choice for a Funeral Service?

If you attend a funeral service at the Thomas Gallagher Funeral Home, you will notice the flowers given by those who want to send their sympathies to the mourning family. Did you know that using fl...

Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Flower for a Funeral

Thomas Gallagher Funeral Home is a professional service provider who caters to your particular needs in this dramatic moment. With this in mind, one of the most important things that you would have...

Cremation vs. Burial... How to Decide Which is Best

The burial of a loved one marks the start of a long and emotionally taxing journey to their funeral service. One of the main decisions you must make as the person in charge of planning the funeral ...

Unique Memorials From Around the World

Having a special way to remember our loved ones and heroes is a great of showing how much we cared about them. A memorial could be in any form as long as it shows or depicts the love that someone h...