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The Importance of Saying Goodbye during the Funeral Ceremony

People who experience the death of a loved one will instantly feel a heightened level of pain and shock. You will be experiencing a depressing state as you pay respect to your loved ones and celebr...
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Importance of an End of Life Conversation with your Loved One

Most people avoid talking about their funeral preferences and their last wishes because the topic of death makes them uncomfortable. However, talking to your family about your last wishes and your ...
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

5 Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

At Carr & Son Funeral Home, we are often approached by people who are asking about funeral etiquette. As a way of respecting the deceased, as well as the family who has been left behind, it is ...
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Monday, January 16, 2017

The Importance of a Cemetery to our Community

To the eyes of many, cemeteries are seen as dark, gloomy places associated with evils and darkness and all that scary stuff, however, your local cemetery is more than just a burial place for loved ...
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

5 Ways to Honor a Loved One After They Have Passed

After a loved one has passed there are many ways in which you can honor them and share memories and stories with your family and friends. The passing of a loved one is a painful experience and one ...
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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Pre-Planning Benefits & Transferring Your Plan from One Funeral Home to Another

There are many advantages and benefits to pre-planning your funeral service that meet all your needs and desires, that allow your friends and family to celebrate your life the way you wish and desi...
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Monday, August 22, 2016

What to look for in a funeral home

What to look for in a funeral home People sometimes choose a funeral home based on its proximity to their house or because it's the mortuary that family members have used before. These aren't nece...
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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Previous Posts

Definitions of common funeral home terminology

Definitions of common funeral home terminology Planning a funeral is difficult and emotional. It's only made more confusing by the use of funeral home terminology that is probably unfamiliar. Unde...

How Funeral Services can assist with the grieving process

How Funeral Services can assist with the grieving process The loss of a loved one is never easy. Whether it is the culmination of a long illness or an unexpected event, the family that is left beh...

How to talk to loved ones about your final wishes

How to talk to loved ones about your final wishes Most people are made uncomfortable by the thought of dealing with their own funeral arrangements. Perhaps just as distressing is the idea of discu...

Death benefits and burial programs available to veterans

Death benefits and burial programs available to veterans The citizens of the United States owe a debt to the military veterans who make tremendous sacrifices to defend the nation. Our Kingston fun...

Finding a good estate planning lawyer or financial advisor

Finding a good estate planning lawyer or financial advisor As we age, it is sensible to make plans for the future. While it can be uncomfortable to contemplate the end of our lives, it can also be...