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Finding Peace in Your Grief

Even if you’ve never experienced a loss, you may have heard about the five stages of grief. This idea that people experience grief in stages was pioneered by psychologist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, who...
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Why Choose Permanent Memorialization?

With cremation rates on the rise, many families consider keeping their loved one’s cremated remains at home. Like the choice to be cremated, the final disposition for those remains is a personal ch...
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Who Makes Funeral or Cremation Planning Decisions When You Can’t?

When it comes to handling your funeral or cremation planning, the best way to ensure that your wishes are respected is to pre-plan while you’re still alive. Following death, things can become much ...
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Serving Those Who’ve Served: The Patriot Guard Riders of New York

Over the years, we’ve been privileged to provide services to many of our region’s fallen Military Heroes, First Responders, and Veterans. We take pride in being able to serve those who’ve served ou...
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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Why Are Personalized Services So Important?

When it comes time for funeral and cremation planning, so many decisions need to be made about disposition and the arrangements themselves that personalization can end up being an afterthought. We ...
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Friday, August 11, 2017

The Healing Effect of An Ash Scattering Journey

Scattering your loved one’s ashes is one of the most personal ways that you can honor their life. People choose scattering for any number of reasons, but it’s often tied to a desire to be put to re...
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Friday, July 28, 2017

How Do I Convince My Parents to Pre-Plan?

Many of us have been fortunate to have loving, supportive parents growing up. They’ve loved and supported us through our ups and downs, offering their advice along the way. It’s hard to imagine lif...
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Friday, July 7, 2017

Previous Posts

The Importance of Honoring Your Loved One's Final Wishes

If you’re charged with taking care of final arrangements for your loved one, you may feel that they’ve provided a wishlist that conflicts with who you’ve known them to be. Consider that fulfilling ...

What’s the Difference Between a Memorial Gathering and Traditional Visitation?

Celebrating the life of your loved one is an important part of coming to terms with your loss. They may have specific wishes that you’re charged with carrying out, or you may have to make arrangeme...

Why Is Cremation Becoming So Popular?

For those outside of the funeral profession, it may come as a surprise that cremation has outpaced traditional burial. As the needs of our families change, so do our services. More than ever, we’re...