Celebrating a Life: Blog

    Thursday, 27 June, 2019

    If you’re providing comfort and care for an aging or ailing loved one, it’s likely you stepped into a caregiver without any formal training. Yet, you saw the need and willingly came forward to fulfill it.

    While you may not have envisioned yourself...

    February 4, 2021

    5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cremation Provider

    Choosing cremation as a final disposition method is a big decision—and not one every family knows a lot about. Before committing to a cremation provider, you have the right to ask questions to ensure your loved one will be cared for and that you are...

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    September 3, 2020

    Why Your Cremation Provider Matters

    There are many factors to consider when arranging a cremation for a loved one. With simple, partial and full cremation packages, it may be difficult to understand all the options available to you and your family.

    One of the most important decisions...

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    July 30, 2020

    3 Legal Requirements for Cremation in Ohio

    Each state has its own rules and regulations governing cremation. For example, embalming is not required in the state of Ohio for direct cremation, but a body must be embalmed, refrigerated or placed in an odor-proof container within 48 hours after...

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    February 27, 2020

    3 Reasons Why More People are Choosing Cremation Over Burial

    Demand for cremation has outpaced burial for the fourth consecutive year, according to National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) 2019 report on cremation and burial.

    By 2040, the U.S. cremation rate is projected to be at 78%. The burial rate,...

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    October 17, 2019

    Everything You Need to Know About Packaging, Labeling and Shipping Cremated Remains

    By 2025, it’s estimated that nearly 65% of all families will choose cremation over burial. As cremation rates increase, there’s a growing demand for easier transportation of cremated remains from point a to point b.

    In some cases, families wish to...

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    July 18, 2019

    3 Cremation Options for Families With Varying Budgets

    Losing a loved one is one of life’s most difficult challenges. In the midst of intense grief, family members are expected to make final arrangements, which generally includes deciding between burial and cremation.

    The National Funeral Directors...

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    March 28, 2019

    7 Ways to Memorialize a Loved One Following Cremation

    Memorialization is an integral part of every culture. In fact, the very practice of memorialization dates back to 35,000 B.C. 

    While customs have changed over time, so too have family preferences. With more and more individuals choosing cremation,...

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    January 17, 2019

    3 Factors to Consider When Selecting a Cleveland Cremation Provider

    Following the loss of a loved one, there are upwards of 125 decisions to make in a short timeframe. 

    Families who choose cremation must select a cremation provider or funeral home to carry out the services. Choosing the right provider for you and...

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    December 6, 2018

    What You Need to Know When Scattering Cremated Remains in Ohio

    While many families that select burial typically choose to lay a loved one to rest in a cemetery, cremation opens up the door to many possibilities.

    Think scattering, for example. While there are rules and regulations related to this disposition...

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    November 1, 2018

    Is Simple Cremation Right for My Loved One? 3 Factors to Keep in Mind

    Are you looking for ways to reduce the number of steps and stick to a budget in planning final arrangements for a loved one? If so, simple cremation may be right for you and your family.

    Simple cremation is a disposition method in which a body is...

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