Categories for Funeral Planning

How Do Tree Pod Burials Work?

December 9, 2022

Have you ever thought about the benefits of a treepod burial? It may not be a topic that you would like to talk about, especially when it comes to your loved ones, but it is one that must be discussed.  Understandably, burial plans don’t necessarily make for a pleasant conversation. But the sooner this is set up, the less worries you’ll have about the future. It’s also caused plenty of curiosity and interest because of its unorthodox approach to the process.  What Is a Tree Pod Burial? A tree pod burial is a relatively new burial concept wherein the remains... View Article

Funeral Planning Tips From Phillipsburg Memorial Company

November 11, 2022

The end of life is always a sad event, and none of us like to discuss or think about it. However, planning for funerals is a necessary task that can ease the burden on loved ones during their time of grief. Here are some tips to follow when planning a funeral service. At Phillipsburg Memorial Company, we can help you with the entire process. Learn What’s Involved If you never planned a funeral, you’ll need to know what’s involved in the process. Research the options for burial or cremation, as well as any legal requirements that may apply. Consider whether... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Monuments, Headstones & Markers?

September 23, 2022

When it comes to remembering a loved one following their death, this is not a decision that should be made too quickly. Some people wait several months after their loved one’s death to decide on the type of memorial to purchase. There are so many options out there for you to choose from, including a headstone, marker, or monument. Continue to read to find out what the differences are between the three. Differences Between Various Cemetery Stones Headstones The headstone is the most popular form of memorial for a grave site. The headstone is typically a piece of rock, normally granite,... View Article

What Are The Different Cemetery Plot Options?

September 9, 2022

Buying a burial plot might sound like a complex undertaking, especially if you are doing it for the first time. However, this is not always the case because there is an availability of cemetery plots that are usually consistent with your needs. You must ensure that you have a basic understanding of the burial plots that you want to meet the needs of your loved one. Here are some standard cemetery plot options that might meet your needs. 1. Family Plots This is usually a burial plot that can accommodate more than two family members. It is common for most... View Article

Do Cremations Require Headstones?

May 13, 2022

Cremations are a very common practice in the United States. However, you may have noticed that many cemeteries do not have headstones on display. Some cemeteries may require that headstones be placed on display, while others may not. Headstones are often required by state law or by the religion of the person who is being laid to rest.  Cremations are a common way of disposal for the deceased, and headstones are one of the most common types of final resting place. However, headstones aren’t required by law, and it’s common for most states to have a “consent decree” that allows... View Article

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