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After Cremation Services, Where to Place the Urn

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Cremation is becoming a common option for many people as their final wishes in death. Families are choosing to keep the ashes in their homes as a lasting memorial to the loved one. If you’re planning on making an urn with cremains part of your home décor, here are some things to consider. Choose an

Helping a Young Child Cope with Losing a Parent

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As parents, we want to shield our children from the pain of loss, but that is almost an impossible task. Instead, we need to teach our kids how to deal with their grief. Here are some ways to help children after the loss of a parent. Provide Continuity  Depending on the age of the child,

Visiting a Funeral Home in Ottawa—What to Expect

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A funeral service often involves a visitation or viewing before the service. This is a time when family and friends can come together and express sympathy. Many visitations are open to any person who knew the deceased. Some are more private. Respect the family’s wishes. If you aren’t invited to the visitation, you shouldn’t take

Arranging Cremation Services for a Deceased Colleague

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Planning a memorial service for anyone is never easy. If you’re holding a service for a deceased colleague, you may feel unsure of where to start. Cremation services in Ottawa have a lot of flexibility. You can choose how to remember your colleague in a way that fits their personality. What Are the Elements of Your Cremation

Overcoming Grief when Your Spouse Dies Suddenly

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The loss of a spouse is one of the most stressful life events. When it occurs suddenly, you may feel overwhelmed with the flurry of emotions that follows. You may be anxious about the future. Dealing with the hundreds of practical details of death, such as finding cremation services in Ottawa can be difficult, too. Know that

How to Dress Your Deceased Loved One for a Cremation in Ottawa

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When a loved one dies, one of the final acts for the family is to choose the clothing that the deceased is buried in. In some cultures, ceremonial clothing is used. Other cultures simply bury their loved ones in a shroud. Cremation services are usually different than traditional burial services. The deceased may not have a viewing

Choosing a Cremation in Ottawa is an Eco-Friendly Choice

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Every industry is having to face the environmental impact of their services and products. Funeral homes are no exception. Even in death, there is an environmental toll, whether you choose burial or cremation. Many people choose cremation in Ottawa because it appears to be more cost-effective. What you may not know is that cremation is also an

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