Category Archives: Funerals
I’m just young enough that the first Apollo mission rests in a vague place in my memory. I was traveling the day Neil Armstrong took those first steps and can only remember someone pointing to a television in the lobby … Continue reading
There’s a lot of misleading information out there regarding cremation services. Years ago the Federal Trade Commission developed rules for funeral and cremation pricing. In the process they created a special category called “direct cremation” which has turned into a … Continue reading
The New York Times ran a story over the weekend profiling Paul Cebar of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He posted photos from his deceased mother’s scrapbooks using Facebook and apparently found comfort from the replies he received on line. Sometimes public expressions … Continue reading
We in funeral service talk about grief as if it fits in one tidy little definition which goes something like this–someone dies, we have to say good-bye with visitations and funerals, we feel hurt and sad for a long time (and sometimes … Continue reading
The Rhode Island Professional Firefighters Pipes and Drums came to our Robeson Street facility yesterday in honor of Shawn P. Sloan. A beautiful tribute, please watch.