Categories for Funeral Planning

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

Different Types of Burial Practices

April 14, 2022

There are various burials available at a cemetery. However, it depends on the type of cemetery you are using. A burial is a personal and unique experience that addresses the religious and cultural requirements of a decedent and the family. It is important to do your research since you will find that every cemetery offers different burial types based on various factors, including climate, location, community, and more. Once you are familiar with the different burial options available, it will help you balance both cost and value when choosing the best resting place for your loved one. Burial Types There... View Article

Tips for Planning a Graveside Burial

February 14, 2022

Working to plan an end-of-life service that feels befitting of a loved one can be a difficult task—one that is even harder because you must make all these decisions in the midst of great grief. If you just lost someone you love and are struggling to navigate these decisions, taking a step back and seeking input may help you along the way. If you’re planning to hold a graveside funeral for your loved one, this article is for you. Below we’ll provide tips on how to plan the graveside funeral service you want to provide your loved one and offer... View Article

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