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How Many Pallbearers are Needed at a Funeral?
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How Many Pallbearers are Needed at a Funeral?

Pallbearers play an essential role at funeral services. But there are often questions about how to pick pallbearers and what to expect if you’re chosen for this important role. You might also be wondering,...
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What is The Difference Between a Coffin and a Casket?
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What is The Difference Between a Coffin and a Casket?

Choosing what your loved one will be laid to rest in is an important decision. Most people commonly select a coffin or casket. But, while these terms are often used interchangeably, they have a...
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What to Bring to a Funeral Service
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What to Bring to a Funeral Service

What you bring to a funeral often depends on your role during the service. However, there are several things that help make the day easier and more meaningful. So, knowing what to bring to...
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Direct Cremation or Traditional Cremation – What is the Difference?
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Direct Cremation or Traditional Cremation – What is the Difference?

When a loved one passes, there are many decisions to be made about the funeral arrangements. One of the main factors to consider is choosing between a direct or traditional cremation.   It’s helpful to...
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What Legal Documents Are Required For Funeral Arrangements?
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What Legal Documents Are Required For Funeral Arrangements?

When arranging a funeral for a loved one, several documents are needed before planning can go ahead. Understanding what paperwork is required during this difficult time can help to make the process more straightforward. ...
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What is a Prepaid Funeral Plan?  
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What is a Prepaid Funeral Plan?  

Arranging a funeral is an upsetting period for family and friends. However, choosing a prepaid funeral plan can relieve the financial worry at this already distressing time.   So, what is a prepaid funeral plan?...
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What is the Chapel of Rest? 
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What is the Chapel of Rest? 

The loss of a loved one is never easy. When they’re taken into the care of a funeral home, you can still visit them at the chapel of rest. To make things a little...
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What Questions Will a Funeral Director Ask?
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What Questions Will a Funeral Director Ask?

Losing a loved one is never easy and arranging a funeral can be tough, especially when your world has just been turned upside down. Whether you’ve organised a funeral before or it’s your first...
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What To Wear To a Funeral in The Summer?
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What To Wear To a Funeral in The Summer?

Deciding what to wear to a funeral when the weather is warm can be a challenge. On the one hand, it’s a relief not to have to worry about it being cold and wet...
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What to Say at a Funeral
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What to Say at a Funeral

It’s only natural to be unsure about what to say at a funeral. Because losing someone close can be very traumatic, comforting a bereaved person is far from easy. It is completely normal to...
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How Long After Death is a Funeral?
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How Long After Death is a Funeral?

When a loved one passes away, it can be overwhelming to even think about planning the funeral date. If you’re wondering ‘how long after death is a funeral?’, it might help to know that...
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What to Write on a Funeral Flowers Card for Mum or Dad
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What to Write on a Funeral Flowers Card for Mum or Dad

When it comes to the funeral for a precious loved one, you might feel unsure about what to write on a funeral flowers card. Funerals can be an overwhelming and emotional experience, and so...
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How Many People Can Attend a Funeral?
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How Many People Can Attend a Funeral?

We understand that planning a funeral can be difficult, especially as you’re already dealing with the loss of a loved one. There are several questions that may arise during the process, not least how...
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What to Wear to a Funeral – Guide for Women & Men
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What to Wear to a Funeral – Guide for Women & Men

Deciding what to wear to a funeral can be overwhelming, given that you’re already going through a difficult time as it is. To make things easier, this post outlines some general rules for men...
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