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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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Sympathy Flowers & Funeral Etiquette

While some final services are designed to be far more informal than in the past, it is still prudent to remember some simple forms of etiquette during visitation and final services. While most are common sense, it is always good to have a refresher. Know the difference between a memorial…...

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Tips on Helping the Bereaved

At some point or another, most of us will find ourselves consoling someone who has lost a loved one. For most, it can be challenging deciding what to say and when to say it. We may have a fear of saying the wrong thing or even possibly upsetting the grieving…...

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Green Burial? What You Need to Know!

The funeral industry has undergone significant changes in the over 125 years that Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes have been serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky areas. In the last 10 years alone we have seen some major shifts. One of those has been in requests for more “green”…...

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Family Cookbooks and Other Celebration of Life Ideas

At Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory we’ve helped generations of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky families mark the passing of a loved one in personal, thoughtful and mostly traditional ways. Many ceremonies are religious-based, and others are more reflective of the personality of the deceased. Growing in popularity…...

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