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If your father is no longer here, it understandable that you might not feel up to celebrating Father’s Day. In fact, many people find it can be a day that’s filled with grief even if many years have passed since your father’s passing. That grief can be a powerful tool and teach you a lot about life. In some way, it’s almost like your father is still teaching you lessons about life.

In recent years, many of us have forgotten the true meaning of Memorial Day and instead use it as an opportunity for the unofficial start of summer. While enjoying your long weekend, try to take some time to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Here are 7 ways to honor Veterans on Memorial Day weekend.

For many people, their understanding of death care is often limited to personal experiences. Thanks to a local funeral home, this is not the case for one Bordentown middle-school class. Learn how one funeral director is helping middle school students have a better understanding of death care and its history.

A mom’s job is tough. It’s not until she is gone that you really appreciate all the little things she did. Join us as we celebrate all moms on Mother’s Day.

While no two funerals are ever the same, the funeral planning checklist most people follow is almost always identical. For many of us, these steps are straightforward and seem like a no brainer. However, there are also many things that people often forget when planning a funeral.

Stephen Hawking, one of the world’s most renowned scientists has passed away at the age of 76. Hawking was one of the most recognizable faces in the science community. At the age of 21, he was diagnosed with ALS. Despite his illness, Hawking continued to make great strides in scientific research, specifically theoretical physics. Click here to learn more about his life.

Grandparent’s Day serves a day to recognize and celebrate everything your grandma and grandpa have done for you. If your grandparents are no longer here, this day can serve as a way to celebrate their legacy and feel a connection with them.

It is estimated that 800,000 people worldwide commit suicide each year and up to 20 million make an attempt on their life. September 10, 2017, is World Suicide Prevention Day; a day dedicated to raising awareness about suicide prevention and mental health. Learn about common warning signs and how one conversation can make a world of difference to those that are suffering.

Friendship Day is a time to celebrate some of the most important people in our lives. The loss of a close friend is never easy and can make celebrating the day difficult. Learn more about 5 inexpensive ways you can celebrate the legacy of a close friend.

A funeral director’s day is never the same as the one before. To learn more about a funeral directors life and what their job is like, our team reached out to actual funeral directors to get a better understanding of how they got to where they are today.