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Common Misconceptions about Funeral Directors

  Many people have their certain presumptions about people working in the funeral industry.  They often look at them as a frightening figure since they are often depicted in the pop cult...
By Tom Gallagher
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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

5 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

Being aware of proper funeral etiquette can prepare you for a funeral service, especially if you have never attended a funeral previously. Everyone present at a funeral is going through some level ...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Different ways to Personalize an Obituary

As many of you have seen before, obituaries are published in newspapers and online as a way to pay tribute when a death occurs. Naturally, in an obituary, the birth and death date are stated and cl...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Difference Between a Celebration of Life and a Funeral

Both these services are dedicated to a loved one who has recently passed and they both give family and friends the opportunity to acknowledge the death and pay their respects. Funerals have been ar...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The Steps to Writing a Eulogy

Writing a eulogy may seem like a very difficult task that you need to do. It is likely that you have so many different attributes and stories you want to talk about and you feel like you can’t poss...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

I am Next in Line, what do I Say?

When you attend a funeral you are there to pay your respects, show your support to the family, and mourn the loss of a loved one. As you prepare your words for the family of the deceased, it can be...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Managing Social Media Accounts After a Loved One has Passed

After a loved one has passed it is more than likely you will be the person to manage all of their social media accounts. Social media has a big impact on our lives and over time has become an impor...
By Tom Gallagher
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Previous Posts

Common Misconceptions about Funeral Directors

  Many people have their certain presumptions about people working in the funeral industry.  They often look at them as a frightening figure since they are often depicted in the pop cult...

5 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

Being aware of proper funeral etiquette can prepare you for a funeral service, especially if you have never attended a funeral previously. Everyone present at a funeral is going through some level ...

Different ways to Personalize an Obituary

As many of you have seen before, obituaries are published in newspapers and online as a way to pay tribute when a death occurs. Naturally, in an obituary, the birth and death date are stated and cl...

The Difference Between a Celebration of Life and a Funeral

Both these services are dedicated to a loved one who has recently passed and they both give family and friends the opportunity to acknowledge the death and pay their respects. Funerals have been ar...

The Steps to Writing a Eulogy

Writing a eulogy may seem like a very difficult task that you need to do. It is likely that you have so many different attributes and stories you want to talk about and you feel like you can’t poss...

I am Next in Line, what do I Say?

When you attend a funeral you are there to pay your respects, show your support to the family, and mourn the loss of a loved one. As you prepare your words for the family of the deceased, it can be...

Managing Social Media Accounts After a Loved One has Passed

After a loved one has passed it is more than likely you will be the person to manage all of their social media accounts. Social media has a big impact on our lives and over time has become an impor...