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Celebrant of Clergy Member. Which Should I Choose and Why?

A clergy and a Celebrant are two different professionals who serve differently in the various places on which they are invited or hired. A celebrant works on every function or service including fun...
By Vito Arahovites
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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Carrying the Casket: Do Women Serve as Pall Bearers at a Funeral?

Getting chosen to be a Pallbearer is an honour more so if you are a woman. It is not common to see women carrying the casket, but that is not to say that there is anything wrong with women taking u...
By Vito Arahovites
In My Blogs
Thursday, November 24, 2016

Pre-Planning - The Time is Now

Charles J. O’Shea Funeral Homes is a specialized service provider which is going to help you organize or prepare for a funeral. With this in mind, we try to make everything possible in order to pro...
By Vito Arahovites
In My Blogs
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Does the Catholic Church Forbid Cremation?

Every religion has its own funeral traditions and preferred burial methods. Catholics are no different. Many traditions surround a Catholic death that include when to hold the funeral, administerin...
By Vito Arahovites
In My Blogs
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Tips for Explaining the Concept of Death to Children

Death is a fact of life. It’s something that we all must face, and teaching your children about the concept of death is an important part of growing up. Whether it’s handling the death of a loved o...
By Vito Arahovites
In My Blogs
Friday, June 17, 2016

Memorial Tributes For Loved Ones

There was a time when a memorial tribute for a loved one consisted of little more than an urn, a headstone, or the flowers left over from the funeral service. But today, changing attitudes toward d...
By Vito Arahovites
In My Blogs
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Transporting Human Remains

The death of a loved one is always a difficult time, and making funeral arrangements is a tough process, and that’s without added complications like having to transport human remains to a different...
By Vito Arahovites
In My Blogs
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

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Celebrant of Clergy Member. Which Should I Choose and Why?

A clergy and a Celebrant are two different professionals who serve differently in the various places on which they are invited or hired. A celebrant works on every function or service including fun...

Carrying the Casket: Do Women Serve as Pall Bearers at a Funeral?

Getting chosen to be a Pallbearer is an honour more so if you are a woman. It is not common to see women carrying the casket, but that is not to say that there is anything wrong with women taking u...

Pre-Planning - The Time is Now

Charles J. O’Shea Funeral Homes is a specialized service provider which is going to help you organize or prepare for a funeral. With this in mind, we try to make everything possible in order to pro...

Does the Catholic Church Forbid Cremation?

Every religion has its own funeral traditions and preferred burial methods. Catholics are no different. Many traditions surround a Catholic death that include when to hold the funeral, administerin...

Tips for Explaining the Concept of Death to Children

Death is a fact of life. It’s something that we all must face, and teaching your children about the concept of death is an important part of growing up. Whether it’s handling the death of a loved o...

Memorial Tributes For Loved Ones

There was a time when a memorial tribute for a loved one consisted of little more than an urn, a headstone, or the flowers left over from the funeral service. But today, changing attitudes toward d...

Transporting Human Remains

The death of a loved one is always a difficult time, and making funeral arrangements is a tough process, and that’s without added complications like having to transport human remains to a different...