Frequently Asked Questions About Funerals

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What Service Options Are Possible When Choosing Cremation?

Families who choose cremation have many options for creating personalized services that celebrate the life of the person they loved and honor their loved one’s memory.  The first choice is to decide whether cremation will be held before or after funeral services. Families that are interested in including a visitation...READ MORE


Rules of a Funeral Procession

Funeral processions provide a way for family and friends to honor loved ones by following the deceased to their final resting place. They are a time-honored tradition that dates back centuries. The funeral director can advise you of the specific procedures and traffic laws to follow.  While the Illinois General Assem...READ MORE

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How To Write an Impactful Eulogy

Writing a eulogy may seem like an overwhelming task in the days following a loved one’s passing, but it is a great honor and a final act of love you can perform for your loved one and for all the guests at the funeral. You don’t have to be an incredible writer to capture the spirit of the deceased, nor do you have to...READ MORE

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Are Your Financial Affairs In Order?

Getting your finances in order can seem overwhelming. But by creating a plan, you can get organized, take control of your fiscal situation, and, most importantly, be ready to hand off records to a loved one in case of an emergency. Here are some tips for putting your finances in order:           Put your financial do...READ MORE


Why do People Pre-Plan Funerals?

The most important reason people pre-plan for a funeral is peace of mind. People decide to pre-plan for a variety of reasons, but the most important reason is to make it easier for family members so that they know your wishes ahead of time rather than having to make decisions on your behalf during an extremely emotio...READ MORE

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