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One of the aspects you can take comfort in when you need Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory is that we will be there. In fact, we’ve been there for you for more than 125 years. In 1878, John Radel entered the funeral service after helping a neighbor with…...

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Understanding Funeral Benefits for Veterans

Many families are unaware of the benefits that are available upon the passing of a loved one who was a veteran. Fortunately, our staff at Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory are aware of what benefits are available and how you can go about accepting them. The U.S. Department…...

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What Happens in the Cremation Process

While cremation becomes a more popular choice in planning final arrangements, we get an increasing amount of questions regarding what all is involved in the process. While some people prefer not to know details, others would like to know as much as possible. If you have ever wondered about the…...

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Planning Your Own Funeral Reception

Many people initially fear that planning their own funeral service and reception may be a bit depressing or somber. They are surprised to realize that it can be comforting, rewarding and even uplifting. As the planning process progresses, they begin to understand just what a powerful gift this can be…...

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A Helpful Guide When Planning a Funeral

Pre-planning final services is becoming a more and more common practice. While decades ago it may have been viewed as a ‘sales tactic’ for some funeral homes, more and more consumers are embracing the benefits of pre-planning. They are acknowledging the value that planning, in advance, has for both the…...

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Grieving: Where To Turn In Your Time of Need

At Fares J. Radel, we understand what a difficult time it is for family and friends when a loved one passes. Even when a family member’s death was anticipated it still makes for a challenging time. Deaths that occur suddenly from an accident or suicide can be even more difficult…...

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A Helpful Guide to Understanding Cremations

At Fares J. Radel Funeral Homes and Crematory, we consider it our mission to provide dignified final services no matter what the financial situation is of the families of which we serve. Whether there is a traditional service and burial or a cremation, we want to assure you our professional…...

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Religious Funeral & Cremation Customs Around the World

In the United States, our traditional funerals have remained pretty much the same for over 100 years. A family contacts a funeral director, the body is embalmed, viewing hours established, services held, and finally the body is buried in a cemetery. This process began changing in the 1960’s with the…...

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Celebrate Life with a Reception Style Memorial Service

We have witnessed the shift firsthand. More and more families are moving away from final services that are dark and gloomy. They are in search of personalized services. Ones that provide more of a celebration of life for the life of the departed and the lives of those who remain.…...

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