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Is Casket Required For Cremation?

Many people want to consider cremation instead of opting for the traditional burial. It is an environmentally-friendly and affordable alternative as you don’t need to pay for a separate burial plot...
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Sunday, February 28, 2021

How to Support a Grieving Friend

It can be heartbreaking to watch a close friend grieve over the death of a loved one. You may be stressed and unsure about how to help them through this difficult time. There are several ways ...
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Monday, February 15, 2021

What Can A Funeral Director Assist Me With?

A funeral director has a vital role to play in planning and organizing a funeral or memorial service. They help grieving families with the information required about the process and manage all aspe...
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Monday, January 25, 2021

Financial Benefits Of Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Many people are unnerved by the prospect of pre-planning a funeral. Some consider it unnecessary and others think it may be a bad omen. At Darte Funeral Home, we encourage clients to consider the m...
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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Building A Bucket List

A bucket list is a great way to organize your life and goals. It helps people focus, work towards their dreams in a realistic manner, and reach their goals. At Darte Funeral Home, we believe these ...
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Monday, December 21, 2020

Coping With The Loss Of A Loved One During The Holidays

The holiday season provides a pleasant break from everyday life. You can use the opportunity to spend some time with loved ones, enjoy life, and celebrate. Unfortunately, the season isn't always pl...
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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Choosing a Funeral Casket – What Am I Looking For?

There are four factors to consider when while shopping for a funeral casket. They are budget, materials, size, and purpose. At Darte Funeral Home, we always help families make the right decision by...
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Previous Posts

Pre-Planning: The Time is Now

It’s not common to come across people that can discuss their death and how their funeral should be planned. If you’re a healthy individual, you might find the concept of pre-planning rather absurd....

How A Celebrant Helps A Family Heal

The death of a family member can be a very sensitive and stressful time for everybody. Channelizing all your thoughts and emotions can get very difficult amid the hustle-bustle of arranging a memor...

Tips for Explaining Death to Children

Talking about death with children can be a tricky topic to maneuver. Parents often find it difficult to talk about it explicitly. The concept of putting things under the rug doesn’t work when it co...

Funeral Etiquette 101

Some people find it very difficult to attend a funeral, especially if it is a new experience. While they want to offer comfort, they also want to make sure that they do not do anything wrong. At Da...

Top Reasons to Pre-Plan Before You Need It

Today the concept of pre-planning a funeral is becoming more widely accepted. Many people have specific ideas about how they want their funeral service tape to be. Also, they do not want to add any...

Modern Ways to Memorialize a Loved One

Losing a loved one is never easy but honoring them with a beautiful memorial service can go a long way to help family members recover. At Darte Funeral Home, we always encourage clients to personal...

What to Expect After the Funeral?

People who attend a funeral are often nervous about the service and don’t know what they should do during it. Should they leave immediately after the service is complete? Should they wait and speak...