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Columbarium Niche, Explained

What is a niche?  A niche is a permanent, above ground location in which to place an urn that contains cremation ashes. Niches are typically located in a cemetery, mausoleum, or chapel. It can stand on its own or in an arrangement of niches, called a columbarium.   A columbarium is a structure used to store... Read more

Going Back to Work after Bereavement

When you lose a loved one, it can be difficult to think about having to go back to work. You may be anxious to face your coworkers and give details about your loss. It’s important to think about what support or adjustments you might need to be able to start working again.   When you’re grieving,... Read more

Navigating the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a difficult time to navigate if you’ve lost someone, and especially complicated if this is your first Christmas without them. Your first Christmas without your loved one will feel completely different. Decorating the Christmas tree, pulling crackers together, exchanging gifts: all the little family rituals of the season can stir... Read more

Types of Funeral Services

The type of service you choose is only limited by your imagination. While some people prefer a more traditional or religious service others are looking for different ways to say goodbye. Whatever your preference we will work with you to deliver a service that reflects the personality and beliefs the person who has passed. Traditional... Read more

Smart Decisions

Why consider a pre-paid funeral? When you’re making big life purchases, its normal to put money aside in advance. Such as buying a house, a car, or paying for a vacation. Yet many don’t do the same for funerals, this means the stress often falls to loved ones after a loss. Pre-planned and pre-paid funerals... Read more

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