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5 Common Misconceptions About Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Preplanning a funeral isn't a new idea, and most people have heard of it or they know someone who has. When it comes to considering, people are still hesitant to take the step. Preplanning Myths Y...
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Monday, October 18, 2021

4 Types Of Cremation- Understanding The Differences

After a person’s death, there are many different disposition methods and you can choose to either cremate or bury the body. Burial is the traditional form of disposition while cremation is now beco...
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

How Much Is The Canada Pension Plan Lump Sum Death Benefit?

At George Darte Funeral Home, we have seen that some clients have questions about what the CPP is and how much the lump sum benefit is. Here is some helpful information. What Is The CPP? The CPP ...
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Friday, September 17, 2021

What Do I Do With The Ashes After Cremation?

After a person is cremated, their ashes are handed over to the family members. At George Darte Funeral Home, we have seen that many people are unsure about what to do with the ashes after cremation...
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Monday, August 30, 2021

How Does a Celebration of Life Differ from a Funeral?

Today, there are several alternatives to conventional funeral services. If you do not have any religious inclinations, you can opt for a more personalized Celebration of Life service. At George Da...
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Friday, August 20, 2021

Different Methods for Funding a Funeral Service

A funeral can strain some people's finances, and they may find it challenging to put together sufficient money for a funeral service of a family member. This aspect adds strain and stress during an...
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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

4 Funeral Etiquette Tips You Need to Know

Many people find it difficult to attend funerals. Although it’s a way of showing the family some support and paying homage to the decedent, some people don’t know the right way to offer their condo...
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Monday, July 19, 2021

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Personalizing A Funeral With Unique Song Selections

Many families today prefer more informal funeral services instead of the traditional format. The idea is to add something special and unique. People find that this also helps them heal better and c...

Cremation: The Advantages and Disadvantages

All of us have to leave this world at some time, but not many want to discuss things related to death. However, at George Darte Funeral Home, we have seen this trend change, and many people now pre...

Pre-Planning Your Funeral

It isn’t uncommon for people to be unaware of what needs to be done in funeral planning and many do not even want to think about death and dying. However, people are now choosing to pre-plan their ...

How to Help a Friend Through the Grieving Process

Watching someone close to you grieving can be very difficult. While you want to be there in that challenging period, you might always know how to manage the situation. We at George Darte Funeral Ho...

Different Ways to Personalize an Obituary

It can be painful to write an obituary for a family member that has passed away and isn’t easy to come up with a personal statement that reads well in a single paragraph.  Many people str...

A Complete Understanding Of Funeral Pricing

Funerals can be costly, especially if you want customized services. Many individuals are unaware of what is included in funeral pricing. We at George Darte Funeral Home have seen that people&n...

Social Media Meets Funeral Service? The Pro’s And Cons

Nowadays, almost everybody has a Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram account. They use social media sites to connect with loved ones, exchange information, and maintain contact with people who live in ...