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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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Can I Have a Cremation and a Visitation?

Visitation is an opportunity to say last farewells and find peace. The bereaved family and loved ones do not want to miss their final chance to view the departed. Many individuals feel that cremati...

Top Tips On Staying Safe In Public During The Pandemic

Staying safe during this period is all about social distancing and self-isolation. However, there will be occasions when you must head out of your home. It might be to get some necessities or to pe...

Dealing with Sudden Death

It's easier for you to reconcile with a loved one's death if they died of old age or suffered a prolonged illness. On the other hand, dealing with a loved one's abrupt end may be very dif...

Coping With Grief Over The Holidays

The festive season is the time for togetherness, joy, and celebration. People often get together with their friends and family, share stories, and enjoy meals. However, this season can be difficult...

Choosing the Perfect Songs for the Funeral Service

At George Darte Funeral Home we have seen families struggle with choosing the appropriate funeral music. You need to identify something meaningful while ensuring it isn’t likely to agitate or upset...

Funeral Terminology

The terms used during funeral planning may be puzzling to someone who has never arranged one. At George Darte Funeral Home, we endeavor to offer our families all of the information they need to mak...

Cremation Facts – Everything You Need To Know

Cremations are increasingly popular in contrast to regular burials today, owing to the numerous benefits they provide. Apart from being exceedingly easy and economical, cremation rituals are a...