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Creating Fun New Traditions for Holidays is an Effective Way of Coping with Grief

When you’re mourning the loss of a loved one, it’s not uncommon for the holiday season to lose its joy. At difficult times like these, you may feel like you want to skip your Christmas traditions c...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Makings of a Memorable Repast Don’t Have to be Overwhelming

The day you say a final goodbye to a loved one can be very difficult. On top of all of the emotions you’re experiencing, there are numerous details to be worked out to coordinate the many events of...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, November 25, 2018

Twenty Ways to Cope with Grief and Loss at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is traditionally a time to express gratitude for our many blessings. But that can be hard to do when someone you love has passed away. Regardless of when the loss occurred, we often ...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Sunday, November 18, 2018

Memorializing our Heroes: Five Benefits of Funeral Services for Veterans

The personal sacrifices made by the brave men and women in our armed forces can’t be overestimated. We deeply appreciate those who have selflessly served our country and we are honored to do our pa...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Helping Your Child through Grief and Loss

Death is difficult even for adults, and for children, it can feel almost insurmountable. But as a parent or caring adult, you have a great natural ability to soothe and comfort a grieving child, ev...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Monday, October 29, 2018

Seven Tips for Choosing a Funeral Home

The first step when choosing a funeral home and final resting place for your loved one is to meet with a funeral director. This is the time to ask questions so you can ensure your family member’s f...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Monday, October 15, 2018

A Gift of Love: Why Funeral Pre-Planning is a Smart Idea

We plan our careers, vacations, retirement, and even our daily schedules. Seventy percent of Americans have life insurance and 55% of us die with a written will. Yet with all that planning going on...
By Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services
Monday, October 1, 2018

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Do You Practice Good Cemetery Etiquette?

You probably know that when you visit a cemetery for a funeral, there are guidelines for your behavior. However, there are also etiquette rules to follow when you go to the cemetery later on to vis...

When Grief Gets Physical

“Grief is not a disorder, a disease or sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve.” – Earl Grollman &n...

Wonderful Ways to Help Someone Who’s Grieving

Most people truly want to help a friend who’s experiencing a severe loss. Words often fail us at times like these, leaving us stammering for the right thing to say. Some people are so afraid to s...

Is Burial or Cremation The Better Choice for You?

Choosing between burial and cremation is a deeply personal decision, and one that is often difficult. If you're planning you’re a funeral for yourself or for a loved one who left no final wishes, t...

The Right Funeral Readings Bring Special Meaning to the Service

Funeral readings offer a special opportunity to remember a departed loved one. They’re intended to bring comfort to the grieving while celebrating the life of the deceased and capturing his or he...

Memorialize Your Loved One with an Unforgettable Celebration of Life

We all have a special story to tell. A celebration of life is a personal and meaningful event to pay tribute to the life of your loved one while bringing comfort to the grieving. As you consider ...

Important Tips for Selecting a Funeral Provider

When it comes to funeral providers, it’s smart to do your research. Grieving families often choose a funeral home because they’ve provided service to family members in the past or they've been re...