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End of Life Services For Your Pet

For most of us, pets are a member of our families. Many of us have had pets since we’ve been young. We’ve seen them learn and grow and they’ve provided us companionship and a friendly face. They’ve been a playmate, a walking partner, and in some cases, they have protected…...

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Mistakes to Avoid While Funeral Planning

Throughout life, we tend to make plans for the biggest events we can see for the future. We may plan to save a down payment and buy a home. We may set aside funds for college educations for our children. We look for the best ways to invest for our…...

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Things to Consider When Choosing an Urn

If you have made the decision to be cremated for yourself or someone else, one of the decisions you will be faced with is choosing an urn for the cremains. This decision alone can involve four factors. What is the purpose of the urn? While this may seem self-evident, it…...

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The Difference 100 Years Has Made in American Funerals

Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory has a long history of serving Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area families. John J. Radel started in the funeral service in 1878. In the over 100 years since we have grown and changed with the times. We were one of the first funeral…...

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Dealing with the Death and Funeral of a Child

Dealing with the death of a child is one of the most challenging journeys a person may make. Whether it is a son or daughter, grandson or granddaughter, or even a sibling, the death of a child leaves a wound that is difficult to heal. Each year, almost 60,000 children…...

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Six Misperceptions to be Aware of When it Comes to Funerals

There have always been misperceptions about funerals and the funeral home industry. Although more information is available today than ever before, some of these misperceptions persist. Here are six misperceptions that people still have about funerals. 1. To Pre-Plan a Funeral You Have to Pre-Pay for a Funeral. Many people…...

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8 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask a Potential Funeral Director

Planning a funeral is an emotional time. It is one of the reasons pre-planning is such a good idea. Whether you are pre-planning or making arrangements in real time, there are some questions you should not hesitate to ask a potential funeral director. How long have you been in business?…...

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Grief Relief: You Have Options

We all experience grief in our individual ways. Even when death is anticipated, the final realization can be overwhelming. At Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes, we fully understand the challenges of handling grief. Our caring staff is ready to help you with the tools and resources to assist you through…...

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Why Life Insurance Is Such a Good Idea

  At Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes, we consider it part of our service to make a challenging experience more comforting. From your first contact with us through following up on services, our caring staff will help you through this difficult time. We have found that there are two things;…...

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Social Media and the Affect on Announcing the Death of a Loved One

There was a time when people wouldn’t learn of the passing of a relative or friend until long after a burial. Communications improved with the invention of the telegraph when messages could then be communicated long distances and then sent by a paper transcription delivered to an individual. Of course,…...

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