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Cremations

Are Cremations Actually Greener?

In the last several decades, cremations have grown in popularity to the point where they are the most chosen form of final service. In fact, about 6 out of 10 people (56%) choose cremation over a traditional burial. The reasons are compelling.  Cremations have been generally embraced by the world’s…...

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What You Need to Know About Cremation Urn Care

There’s probably a little more to the long-term care of an urn than what many people believe. In fact, urn care really begins with the selection of the urn itself. Here’s a bit closer look at urn placement, selection, and care: Placement It can be very advantageous to know exactly…...

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Costs to Think About When Considering Cremation

One of the reasons cremation has grown so much in popularity is that it is more affordable than traditional final services and burial. There are certainly other reasons families choose cremation, but the cost is the most frequent deciding factor. But not all cremation costs are the same. They not…...

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Ways to Have a Greener Cremation

Many consider a cremation more environmentally friendly than a traditional burial. There is, after all, no casket or cement container to hold the body nor chemicals used to preserve the body. There is limited to no burial space required. Yet, there are steps that can be taken to make even…...

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Benefits of Pet Cremations

Losing a beloved family pet is a very difficult experience. It can be compounded by not having an appropriate way to dispose of your pet’s remains and to pay fitting tribute to it. These are some of the major reasons more and more pet owners are choosing cremation for a…...

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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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Is Cremation Right for My Loved One?

While cremation has grown rapidly in popularity over the past couple of decades, there are still many families unsure of whether cremation is appropriate for their loved one. Cremation is, of course, a very personal decision and may be based on a variety of factors. Why do we cremate the…...

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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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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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