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Meet Our Elyria and Cleveland Funeral Home Manager

Compassion and innovation are embedded in the roots of Busch Funeral and Crematory Services—and it all starts with our caring Busch staff.

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What to Expect at a Buddhist Funeral Service

Cleveland is home to many culturally diverse walks of life, and chances are you may find yourself attending a gathering of some sort for someone...

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6 Ways to Maintain a Sense of Purpose as You Age

Many seniors go through a period of time where they are in search of new meaning and purpose. While this may be a struggle for some, it is crucial...

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What to Do on the One-Year Anniversary of a Death

There’s no single way to commemorate the one-year anniversary of a loved one’s passing.

While the anniversary can represent a time of grieving, it...

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5 Funeral Technologies to Enrich a Celebration of Life

The thought of planning a funeral can feel daunting at times. You’re tasked with many steps, from sharing service information with loved ones, to...

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Why Is Placing an Obituary Important?

Placing an obituary has been a long-standing tradition when a loved one passes away. Obituaries tell the story of your loved one’s life—who they...

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10 Sympathy Quotes to Comfort the Bereaved

 When someone you care about is going through the intense and painful emotions of losing a loved one, it can be difficult knowing the right words to...

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What Documents Do I Need to Arrange a Funeral?

Losing a loved one is already a stressful time, and it’s up to the surviving family members to make final arrangements—on top of dealing with grief.  

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How to Plan Ahead When a Loved One Receives a Terminal Diagnosis

Finding out a loved one is entering the final stages of life is undoubtedly overwhelming. Close family members are often left making funeral...

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Perspectives on Grief: Cathy Nichols

This post is part of our Perspectives on Grief series, where we ask our caring staff members to share their personal experiences with grief. For more...

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5 Signs a Family Caregiver Needs Support

Serving as the family caregiver can put strains on even the strongest individuals. This can lead to caregiver burnout.

Caregiver burnout is a state...

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Meet Our Avon and Avon Lake Funeral Home Manager

Compassion and innovation are embedded in the roots of Busch Funeral and Crematory Services—and it all starts with our caring Busch staff.

In our...

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