Wading Through Grief to Plan Funerals: Tips and Coping Strategies

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2021

Two funeral arranging tips for people on a budget

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Here are some funeral arranging tips you might find useful if you have a modest funeral budget. Don’t skip the flowers After the funeral home director provides you with a list of the standard expenses associated with the funeral you’re arranging and you see how much the funeral flowers are likely to cost, you might be tempted to skip them entirely, on the basis that, unlike the casket or the hearse, they are not essential.…

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Three Decisions Everyone Should Make About Their Grave Before They Die

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Death is an extremely difficult event to process for those that remain, and in a heightened state of emotion, it is easy for close family members and friends to fight over what can seem like trivial decisions later on. One of these is to do with the gravestone and what type you should get. To ensure there is no doubt about your wishes, it is important that everyone makes it clear what they want before they pass as this will make life so much simpler for those who survive, which is what you probably want most of all.…

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Ways Immediate Funerals Can Be a Green Choice

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The option of having a green funeral is becoming increasingly popular. However, you may find that this option tends to deal with cremation. If you do not want cremation as part of your funeral planning, but you still want a green funeral, an immediate burial may be an option. Here are a few reasons immediate funerals and burials can be a green choice.  Embalming  The process of embalming uses chemicals to preserve the body after death.…

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