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How to Leave a Great Legacy

As most of us reach the third and fourth quarters of our lives, our thinking begins to change. What once were thoughts of what we wanted to acquire or achieve, begin to shift ever so slightly to what we will leave behind. There is a realization that there is a…...

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Will This Be the Future of Burials?

At Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory, we have a long and storied history is assisting families in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas through some of the most difficult periods in their lives. We have also been a part in the progress of modern funeral services, going…...

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Burial Options for You and Your Loved Ones

While we are responsible for difficult and challenging work at Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory, one of the ways we are rewarded is in explaining the options available to grieving families when it comes to the burial of a loved one. While this may sound a bit off-putting…...

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How to Turn a Funeral into a Celebration of Life

One constant we have seen throughout our generations of service to the families of the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area is the profound sadness that surrounds final services. There has been another constant through the years, however…change. Final services have changed, sometimes fairly rapidly, especially in recent years. One…...

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The Physical Effects of Grief

Everyone experiences grief in their own way. Perhaps this is how it should be as we personally adjust to the loss of a loved one. Our personal relationship will play a role as will other factors like length and type of interactions we had with the individual. Grief may be…...

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Download our Free Guide on Pre-Planning Your Funeral

One of the more popular times to pre-plan a funeral is after experiencing the loss of a loved one. Sometimes such a death serves as a reminder of our own mortality. Perhaps we witnessed some of the decisions that needed to be made and want to avoid that burden for…...

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How Therapy Dogs Comfort Guests at Funeral Services

At Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory, we are proud of our long legacy of assisting families in Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati through some of the most difficult periods of their lives. We are also pleased to have been a part of many of the progressive advancements in…...

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Tips on Choosing an Urn

As cremations have grown in popularity, so have the selection of urns available. While most consider choice a good thing, it can make the selection of an urn somewhat overwhelming. Today, urns range from simple biodegradable boxes to rich, polished woods and marble. They can be mass-produced or custom designed.…...

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Writing a Meaningful Obituary

Obituaries have changed dramatically over time. From simple death notices posted at a popular local storefront or post office of the late 1800s to the lengthy, modern tributes available online today, obituaries have developed and changed as much as funeral services themselves. Deciding on the Type of Obituary The first…...

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New Ways to Say Goodbye

If you have been to a funeral service recently, you’ve likely noticed at least some changes from previous generations. Services today are often a little less “heavy”, less religious in nature and more customized. Families in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky are taking more control of loved one’s final services and…...

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