To do or not to do – Funeral and Memorial Services

  As I type this blog the words from many conversations with many people come to mind; conversations about funerals and how some people do not want others to see them dead in a casket and the opposite response is also mentioned. Some people worry and are concerned about how they will look when a […]

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Cremation and Do It Yourself (DIY) Funerals

Cremation as a viable burial option has been increasing in acceptance and personal choice in North America.  The cost is a reason given by many individuals for this choice.  Hmmm…is there really much difference in cost?  The basic, average cost for a cremation alone is approximately $500.00 in Southern Ontario but added to this are […]

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My Friend is Dying

Recently I was told my friend has cancer and was given approximately 2 months to live. Well, 2 months is just a number and no one can say for sure how long someone will live. I reacted with shock, dismay, sadness then the realization that time is limited and if I want to see my […]

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Do you know what’s going on in the funeral, cremation and cemetery business?

 As of July 1, 2012 the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act provides important consumer   protection.  Here is a brief outline of the law you should be aware of before you enter into a contract.  Funeral, cemetery or crematorium operators must;  Give you a current price list of all the supplies and services they offer […]

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