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How Long Can A Person Be On Hospice?

If your doctor has suggested hospice care for you or a loved one, you may wonder how long patients typically remain in hospice care. It is impossible to respond universally to that question because...
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Monday, September 26, 2022

Documentation To Have In Place Before Death

Realizing that you will die someday is a sobering thought, but it is a fact of life that cannot be avoided. The most challenging aspect of estate planning for the typical American is often just get...
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Creating New Family Traditions After Loss

George Darte Funeral Home has witnessed many families struggle to recover their sense of joy following a death. If your loved one has passed away, you could find that the holidays no longer bring y...
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Friday, August 26, 2022

Common Funeral Director Misconceptions

In many contexts, the concept of a funeral director also called an undertaker, is misunderstood. Our goal at George Darte Funeral Home is to clear up some funeral director misconceptions and misund...
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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Can I Scatter Cremated Remains In A Public Place?

It is common practice in Canada to disperse cremains in various permitted outdoor locations. However, there are some guidelines you should follow to ensure you are not working against any laws. Geo...
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Tuesday, July 26, 2022

5 Things to Do with your Loved One's Ashes

If a deceased person's wishes were to be cremated, their remains would be returned to their family after the cremation was completed. The staff at George Darte Funeral Home Service has observed tha...
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Thursday, July 14, 2022

The Importance Of A Cemetery To Our Community

Humans have built cemeteries for thousands of years and have always played an essential role in the community. Unfortunately, media portrayals have given cemeteries a creepy reputation when they ar...
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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Recommended Reading Selections for Funeral Services

For those who have lost a loved one, funeral readings are a means to share your thoughts and feelings. Various readings are utilized during memorials, celebrations of life, or funerals. Forms Of R...

I Have Pre-Planned At One Funeral Home, Can I Switch Funeral Homes?

At George Darte Funeral Chapel, we've seen that pre-planning one's funeral is becoming more frequent, and there are many reasons behind it. Some are adamant about how they want their funeral to be ...

How Can You Help A Friend As They Go Through The Stages Of Grief?

We've all heard of the five stages of grieving, but it's difficult to grasp how each one affects us uniquely after we've lost someone we care about. If a close friend is struggling with a death, yo...

Coping With The Loss Of A Pet

Pet owners treat their animals as if they were members of their families. Dealing with a pet's death may be just as difficult as grieving the loss of any member of the family. At George Darte Funer...

Building the Perfect Video Memorial for your Loved One

At George Darte Funeral Home, we feel that video tributes are an elegant and moving way to say goodbye to a loved one or close friend. Tribute videos serve as a visual representation of an individu...

Is Live Streaming The Future Of Funeral Services?

Today's communication technology is quite advanced, and people use it for various purposes. Professionals work from home while students take lessons online. We contact relatives and friends spread ...

How To Write An Obituary Notice

Writing an obituary could be challenging, especially if this is your first time handling this responsibility. You may find it challenging to cope with the details of your deceased family member or ...