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Funerals

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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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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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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Why “Celebrations of Life” are Growing in Popularity

We often get inquiries from families who are struggling with the fact that a loved one wanted a “party” and not a traditional wake in the event of their death. The family’s struggles come from the fact that they are grieving, yet want to honor the wishes of their family…...

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