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Covid-19 social distancing has put many industries at a standstill. Despite this, funeral service must continue forward. Recently, we’ve seen funerals adapting to new measures placed by governance. The outbreak of Covid-19 has been met with strict guidelines for businesses of all kinds. It is important that funeral home workers follow the new guidelines put in

Grief is difficult enough to deal with under normal circumstances, making grief in isolation even more challenging. During times of isolation, such as social distancing for the sake of slowing down the spread of the Covid-19 virus, losing a loved one can result in a great deal of distress for an individual. The negative effects

Bryant was best known for his NBA career where he played 20 seasons for the Los Angeles Lakers. During his playing career, Bryant was an 18-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA team, and 12-time member of the NBA All-Defensive team. Highly regarded as one of the greatest NBA players of all time..

Luke Perry, star of the hit shows Beverly Hills, 90210 and Riverdale passed away on March 4, 2019, after complications from a stroke. Perry became a teen idol in the early ’90s when he was cast as teen heartthrob Dylan McKay. Click here to learn more.

Missing a funeral can be a difficult time for both you and the family of the deceased. As much as you would like to attend the service of someone close to you, sometimes there are extenuating circumstances that make it impossible. In most cases it usually comes down to travel costs, employment, illness, or other logistical issues. Whatever the reason is, there are still other ways to offer your condolences and express your sympathy and support to the family over the loss of their loved one.

Casual, formal, business professional? While there is no specific dress code, wearing something that errs on the conservative side is always the safer bet. A funeral is a time to show your respect as you honor the life of the deceased, and your clothing should reflect that.

Do you want to be buried or cremated? It’s a conversation every family should have with their loved ones. One of the funeral profession’s oldest debates is when families at the funeral home have to choose between burial and cremation.

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American actress, director, and producer Penny Marshall has passed away at the age of 75 after complications from diabetes according to multiple reports. Click here to read her full obituary.

How much should a funeral cost? It’s something consumers often find themselves asking after a loved one’s passing. According to the National Funeral Directors Association, the average cost of a funeral service $8508. Now with that being said, a funeral service can cost much more or much less. It all comes down to what you want to be included in the service.