Ways You Can Cut Funeral Costs

The costs of living can be quite pricey. Ironically, however, the costs of dying can be quite steep as well. On top of medical bills, family members will have to shoulder funeral costs and they do not come cheap. Although it may not be your initial concern when you are grieving, there are several ways you […]

Funeral for D.C. Firefighter on Friday

Veteran District fire lieutenant Kevin McRae, who died in the line of duty, will be laid to rest on Friday at the D.C. Armory in Southeast Washington. Funeral services will follow the public viewing on the same day. Lt. McRae was came out of the ninth floor of a burning apartment when he collapsed and […]

Funeral Home Holds 17th Annual Free Christmas Dinner

Funeral homes don’t only do service for the deceased, they cater to the needs of the living as well as those left behind may need the most help in getting over a loss. However, this Yuletide season, Coughlin-Lastrina Funeral Home is helping out the living in a different way. 2014 marks the seventeenth year that the […]

Seymour Funeral Home Renews Membership in Prestigious Organization

Just like any other establishment, funeral homes have standards to maintain in order to ensure they are giving deceased individuals the dignity they deserve as they go to their final resting palaces and families and friends left behind are assisted in commemorating the lives of their loved ones. For the funeral home industry, the International Order […]

Three Mothers Journey through Grief After Children's Death

There is nothing more heart breaking than a mother losing her children. A  Huffingpost blog writer, Pamela Brill, writes about the horrific tragedy that befell three Israeli teenages who were shot to death after being kidnapped, and the journey that their mothers continually partake to get through this experience. The mothers showed great courage and […]

Why Make Plans for Your Funeral Now?

Planning your own funeral may seem a bit harsh not only to yourself but also to your loved ones. While it’s really inevitable, nobody actually enjoys the idea of dying and leaving all the people we care about. However, making funeral plans while you’re alive actually saves your family a whole lot of hassle and […]

Tips on Funeral Planning

Planning a funeral for a deceased loved one? Make sure that you provide him with the ideal farewell ceremony. Here are some tips: Flowers are among the most important symbolism during a funeral; make sure to have arrangements prepared for the family and loved ones of the deceased. Make sure to inform all the important […]

Funeral Home Dogs

Jax, a laid-black Labrador, along with fellow dogs Lady, Gracie, and Birch are trained therapy dogs. The dogs are certified to provide comfort to grieving families. Jax usually spends his day sleeping in a comfortable spot inside the funeral home office. His demeanor changes whenever a family walks through the door. The owner of the […]

Family Sues Funeral Home

The family of the teen who was found dead on a wrestling mat has filed a lawsuit against the funeral home. According to Kendrick Johnson’s parents, the funeral home was not only negligent., they also committed fraud while handling Kendrick’s body. State medical examiners ruled Kendrick’s death accidental but a second independent autopsy was done […]

Funeral Parlor Services

A funeral parlor or home is a form of business that offers a variety of funeral or burial services. It helps bereaved families dispose their beloved. A funeral parlor helps the surviving friends and family in many aspects. Depending on the wishes of the deceased’s family, the funeral service may be personal and unique. Some […]