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Understanding the Stages of Grief

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross wrote a book titled ‘On Death and Dying’ almost three decades ago. In this book, she discussed what the different stages of grief were. Since then, these are used as the ...
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Monday, September 17, 2018

Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Most people aren’t aware of what’s involved in pre-planning a funeral and feel that even thinking about death and preparing for it is a little unsavory. However the concept of pre-planning your fun...
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Steps Involved in the Funeral and Final Disposition Planning Process

Planning a funeral can be an overwhelming and stressful task. There is no way one can prepare how to go about the process. The better prepared you are, the easier the process will be. However, fune...
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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

How To Talk To Your Loved Ones About Your Final Wishes

Talking to loved ones about death and final wishes is never easy and most people struggle to determine where to begin. At Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home, we believe the anxiety of starting this discussio...
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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Should I or Shouldn't I Go to the Funeral

Formal invitations aren’t issued for funerals so it can be difficult to decide whether you want to attend or not. The general rule of thumb is to attend if the event is accepting guests. If someone...
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Friday, May 18, 2018

The Importance of End Of Life Conversation With Your Loved One

Discussing death is unpleasant, especially with loved ones who have to deal with grief after a family member is lost. Most hesitate to do it, hoping to avoid a difficult conversation and believing ...
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Monday, April 23, 2018

The Advantages of Working with a Family Owned Funeral Home

When there are a large number of funeral homes to choose from, it becomes difficult to pick one that will suit your requirements. Some of these are very large establishments with branches in differ...
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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Previous Posts

Can I Have a Cremation and a Visitation?

Visitation is a way to say final goodbyes and find some solace. The grieving family and loved ones don’t want to miss the last chance to see the deceased person. Many people believe that cremation ...

Choosing the Perfect Songs for the Funeral Service

If you are in charge of organizing a funeral service for a family member, choosing the right songs can be quite challenging. You want something that won’t be noticeable or offensive to anyone, yet ...

Coping With the Loss of a Loved One During the Holidays

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy and most people take years to recover. Sometimes the grief can be fresh and raw as it was when a loved one passed away even after years of healing...

3 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

Many people feel awkward and uncertain while attending funerals. They don’t know how to speak with the grieving family and what etiquette to follow, which can make funerals very uncomfortable for t...

7 Tips for Explaining Death to Children

It can be hard explaining death to children, particularly those who are younger because death is often associated with a temporary thing and they expect loved ones to magically appear again at some...

A Guide To The Benefits Available To Veterans

For those who have served our country, several benefits are available relating to funerals, burials or death to help with the associated costs. According to the National Cemetery Administration, v...

5 Unique Ways to Memorialize a Loved One

One of the scariest parts of the grief process is coming to the realization that a loved one is gone and worrying how you are going to remember them as time passes. The thought that you may forget ...