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Funerals

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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Planning a Veteran’s Funeral Services

Those who have served our country in the armed forces deserve to be recognized for their service throughout their life and particularly at the close of it. The government, in fact, provides certain benefits to veterans and their families at the time of death. These benefits, however, do not come…...

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Why Do We Have Obituaries?

Obituaries have evolved tremendously through the years, altered by morals and trends of the day and available technology. In the United States, for example, our early limited printed capabilities kept newspapers to a maximum of four sheets. Space limitations meant early obituaries were simple death notices, listing the name of…...

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3D Printers Are Disrupting the Funeral Industry

Perhaps, one of the last industries one would expect technology to affect would be funerals. The fact is, however, technology is already making changes in how final arrangements are handled. This includes online streaming of ceremonies, social media, and online condolences. There is one area of technology that is having…...

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Creating Meaningful Ceremonies

Throughout the centuries and all over the world, death has most frequently been followed with some sort of ritual or final service. These ceremonies may take place over the space of a few days or weeks. Many are deeply rooted in religious beliefs and many have changed throughout the years.…...

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How Flowers Personalize a Funeral

How Flowers Personalize a Funeral Sending flowers in memory of a loved one who has passed is a time-honored tradition that continues to this day. If you are part of the immediate family, in particular, personalized arrangements can be a loving touch. If you are a friend of the family,…...

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Creating a Digital Legacy

People make preparations for the end of life in a variety of ways. Some purchase life insurance, other will make out a will. There are those with living wills and those who will pre-plan and even pre-pay for their funeral. All of these are good ideas, but there is another…...

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Creating and Delivering a Memorable Eulogy

For many families, a eulogy is the centerpiece of final services. It is a spoken tribute of the departed, meant to invoke fond memories, perhaps some tears, and even a few laughs. Those who are asked to a deliver a eulogy should be honored by the request. By following a…...

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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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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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