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Funeral or Celebration of Life: How to Decide What’s Right for Your Loved One

When a loved one passes away, it is important to honor their life with a memorable final goodbye. In the past, society has turned to funeral services based on religious or cultural traditions to ...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Friday, May 20, 2022

Funeral Attire Do’s and Don’ts: Six Indispensable Tips Everyone Needs to Know

If you’re planning to attend a funeral or memorial service, you may be wondering about the rules of etiquette—what to say to the bereaved, how to extend condolences, and where to send flowers, for ...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Avoiding Hidden Sodium: Seven Strategies to Improve Your Diet

Consuming too much sodium can cause high blood pressure, heart attacks, stroke, kidney disease, and other health issues. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend consuming less than 2,300 mg of sodi...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Friday, April 22, 2022

Your Guide to Estate Planning: Seven Common Mistakes and Mishaps to Avoid

Estate planning is about getting your affairs in order for the end of your life and beyond. While it can be uncomfortable to consider end-of-life wishes, no one will live forever. Whether you are ...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Take These Practical Steps to Plan for Your Pet’s Care When You Pass Away

Have you ever considered what would happen to your pets if you died or became seriously ill? They have no one to advocate for them unless you do, so don’t leave them out of your estate planning e...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Digital Compassion: Seven Things to Know About Expressing Sympathies at a Virtual Funeral

Live streaming allows mourners to take part in memorial ceremonies at any time, from anywhere. While the COVID-19 health crisis ushered in the dire need for virtual funeral solutions, other barri...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Friday, March 18, 2022

Casket vs. Coffin: Twelve Things to Know About These Important Memorial Products

Funeral planning involves many details, including the choice of a coffin or a casket. Although coffins and caskets may look the same to the untrained eye, they are vastly different. Please read on...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, March 13, 2022

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The Rooms in a Funeral Home Perform Many Important Functions

Funeral homes are designed to be peaceful, comfortable places for family and friends to gather for support and reflection. A comforting environment, accessibility, ample space, and caring staff a...

Announcing a Funeral Service? Follow These Helpful Guidelines

A funeral announcement is a message or invitation that shares the news of a loved one’s passing. It can be digital or hard copy and often provides information about commemorative events that are ...

Can You Pass a Funeral Procession? Four Important Rules Regarding Safe Vehicle Operation

Do you know the rules of the road when you encounter a funeral procession or participate in one? If you are unsure, you’re not alone. Many motorists don’t know the proper protocols for this situa...

Pay Tribute to Your Departed Loved One with These Six Memorial Garden Ideas

When you’ve experienced the passing of a loved one, time can be a wonderful healer. The pain of loss is eventually replaced with fond memories and recollections. A memorial garden is an inspiring...

Learn How FEMA Will Provide Financial Assistance for COVID-19 Related Funeral Expenses

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Do You Know Why Funerals are an Important Part of the Grieving Process?

Funeral services, memorial services, and celebrations of life are filled with significant rituals that are central to the grief process. They are fundamental in a number of ways, from how we mourn...

Five Essential Keys to Coping with Grief in the Virtual Workplace

In our society, working has become part of who we are and how we define ourselves. Dealing with death is also part of being human, and that means work and loss often become intertwined. If you are...