Planning for the End of Life

Planning for the end of life before cremations in Freeport, IL is something that everyone should do, sooner rather than later. While some people will get some of their affairs – wills, living wills, Do Not Resuscitate orders, and powers of attorney – in order in advance of aging and/or ill health, many people do not.  If you don’t […]

How to Select a Final Resting Place for Cremains

After cremations in Freeport, IL, the next thing you’ll do after the funeral home delivers your loved one’s cremains to you is to decide where you want the final resting place to be. There are a wide variety of choices that can fulfill your loved one’s wishes and that can give you and your family comfort.  You can keep […]

Helping Grieving Children Handle Their Feelings

Before and after funerals at South Beloit, IL funeral homes, one of the most important aspects will be helping grieving children navigate through their feelings about death. Whether the loss is a grandparent, parent, aunt, uncle, sibling, cousin, friend, or a classmate, death can elicit a lot of emotions in children that need to be expressed, explained, and, […]

Private or Public End-of-Life Service?

Before or after cremations in Belvidere, IL, you will have either a funeral service or a memorial service. Once you’ve decided on the service, then you will need to determine whether it will be open to the general public or private, which consists of only those invited by the family. Several factors are involved in making this decision.  One […]

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