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Helpful Guidance

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Someone You Love Is Dying
When the death of a family member or friend is imminent, emotions are strong; confused and disorganized thinking can be the order the day. Our guidelines and helpful hints can help bring a sense of order.
Physical Signs of Approaching Death
When the death of a family member or friend is imminent, emotions are strong; confused and disorganized thinking can be the order the day. Our guidelines and helpful hints can help bring a sense of order.
Social/Emotional Signs of Approaching Death
When the death of a family member or friend is imminent, emotions are strong; confused and disorganized thinking can be the order the day. Our guidelines and helpful hints can help bring a sense of order.
How Do I Know...
Even though death is expected, you may not be prepared for the actual moment it occurs.
Organ & Tissue Donations
Are you or a loved one considering organ donation? Our list of common questions will help in making that decision. We also invite you to speak with our knowledgeable staff.
Who To Call First?
No one is fully prepared for the death of a loved one. Even when anticipated due to illness, when the moment comes, who should you call? Our guidelines will help.
Family Emergency
The phrase "family emergency" can send chills down your spine. After all, we're rarely prepared for one, are we? This is especially true when a loved one dies; what should you know in order to survive this trying time? Our candid answers can help.
Choosing Clothing
This section will help answer how to choose the clothing for your loved one.
Writing An Obituary
An obituary serves as notification that an individual has died and provides service details. But it can be for more than that. Our guidelines will help you in writing a well-crafted obituary.
Funeral Etiquette
Unless you've been to many funerals, we're sure you have questions about what you should wear, say, or do while there. We've got the experience, and can give you the right information.
Eulogy's
Writing and delivering a eulogy is a way of paying tribute to a loved one's memory. But it can be a challenge to write and to deliver. Our tips can help.
Newspaper Guidelines
There are many ways to say farewell from formal funeral services to private home-setting celebrations. They all form a part of the way we say goodbye. Obituaries or death notices, however, are a public way we share our final farewell celebration.