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...

    November 4, 2021

    6 Steps for Arranging an Authorized Cremation in Ohio

    Like many parts of the final arrangements planning process, arranging a loved one’s cremation requires several steps.

    Before you can arrange a cremation service in Ohio, you must verify that you have the legal authority to make the decision. Ohio...

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    August 26, 2021

    Your Top Questions for a Funeral Director, Answered

    When it comes to planning a funeral, it’s difficult to consider where to even begin, especially while experiencing a wide range of emotions. If you’ve lost a loved one and find yourself taking the lead on planning the final arrangements, you want...

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    August 19, 2021

    7 Considerations When Preparing a Sympathy Meal

    While there are several ways to show sympathy and offer condolences after someone you know loses a loved one, one of the most popular ways is to send food—commonly referred to as a sympathy meal.  

    Mealtimes are often one of the hardest parts of...

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    August 12, 2021

    Where Can I Scatter Cremated Remains in Ohio?

    With cremation on the rise in the U.S., it’s important to understand the options you have for your loved one’s final resting place. Cremation gives you endless options—permanent display in an urn, burial or scattering cremated remains, to name a few.

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    July 15, 2021

    What’s the Difference Between a Wake, Funeral and Memorial Service?

    When a loved one passes, there’s an overwhelming number of decisions that need to be made, especially if the departed didn’t document their final wishes.

    Of these decisions, it’s important to consider your loved one’s end-of-life celebration and...

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    June 10, 2021

    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.

    In our latest blog series, Meet Our Managers, you will get the opportunity to learn all about each of our...

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    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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