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How to Cope with the Holidays Without a Loved One

As the holidays are meant to be celebrated with family and friends, they can serve as a stark reminder of a recent loss of a loved one. These family gatherings and holiday parties can quickly chang...
By Mike Hepburn
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Friday, December 8, 2017

Understanding the 5 Stages of Grief

Around 30 years ago, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross described something called the “5 Stages of Grief” in her book “On Death and Dying.” Since then, people have started to use this guideline to understand h...
By Louis Bruno
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Monday, November 27, 2017

The Importance of an End of Life Conversation with your Loved One

It’s not easy to discuss end-of-life events with a loved one. Most people don’t want to contemplate the thought of a loved one passing away and leaving them behind forever. Most experts believe tha...
By Louis Bruno
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

5 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need To Know

Funerals can be tricky to navigate and it can be hard to know how to act, how to give the most comfort to the grieving family or what you are supposed to do! Everyone grieves differently and in the...
By Louis Bruno
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Monday, October 23, 2017

5 Tips To Help A Friend Through The Grieving Process

Knowing how to help the grieving can be difficult because we all deal with it in different ways and at this upsetting time you don’t want to make things worse! This is understandable Be There – ...
By Louis Bruno
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Can I Have A Cremation Service With A Visitation?

Cremation is a choice that many prefer and consider in their plans whether pre or post funeral planning and there are many options to consider, particularly if you want to combine this with a visit...
By Louis Bruno
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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Unique Memorials From Around The World

Tibet While sky burial is the first that many people think of when it comes to unique burial customs practiced in Tibet, there are actually quite a number of others practiced all over the reg...
By Louis Bruno
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Thursday, September 7, 2017

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5 Memorable Ways To Honor Your Loved One Once They’ve Passed On

When a loved one passes, doing things to honor them can not only help to keep their memory alive but give you comfort and allows them to remain close to you. It can make you feel close to them and ...

Qualities to Look for In a Good Funeral Home

During a period of mourning and loss, it can be hard to make the big decisions at the best of times. One of these is with regard to what funeral home you ultimately choose. A number of co...

How To Manage Social Media & Email Accounts After The Loss Of A Loved One

Having been left with your loved one’s personal effects after they pass, this can now often include their social media or email accounts and in an age of technology it can be difficult to know wher...

How Our Customers Can Improve Our Funeral or Cremation Service Business with Feedback

Feedback is an essential part of any business if they wish to grow and maintain exceptional service. It is also a great way to make your voice heard. We take feedback very serious at Char...

5 Common Misconceptions About Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Pre-planning your funeral in advance is becoming more popular as people are getting organized and seeing their preferences met before they pass. Pre-planning can give your friends and family peace ...

Benefits of Planning Your Funeral While You're Still Alive

When it comes to planning your final resting place, it’s never too soon to get started. Planning your funeral ahead of time, while you’re still alive, is the best way to ensure that every...

Choosing the right flowers for a funeral

Flowers are a perfect way to personalize and decorate a funeral service. They have universal meanings behind them and each type and colour signifies a different sentiment or emotion. Having the rig...