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Your Guide to Home Burials

What is a home burial?

A home burial is the burial of the deceased on private property often located in rural areas. Home burials offer a hands-on approach to caring for your loved one post death. It is also one of the most economical ways to bury a loved one since ...

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Cremation Jewelry
A Lee Alexander & Co pendant

With the average cost of a "traditional" funeral topping $7,000 excluding cemetery costs and a headstone, it's no wonder half of the population is opting for a lower-cost cremation instead. With the rise in popularity of cremation, we have also seen a rise in ...

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Find Organ and Body Donation Organizations

In celebration of National Donate Life Month, I’m Sorry to Hear is happy to announce the inclusion of Body Donation organizations and Organ Procurement centers from across the US in the Funerals360 Vendor Marketplace.

With the addition of Body and Organ Donation organizations as vendors in our marketplace, individuals can further ...

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Death with Dignity Updates
Earlier this month, the Death With Dignity National Center released an update on USA-wide death with dignity legislation. The updates were highlighted by a countdown to June 9th when California, with their End of Life Option Act, will join Oregon, Washington, and Vermont in providing peace of mind for all those ...
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FTD and I’m Sorry to Hear Partner to Help Local Florists Build Their Sympathy Business

March 31, 2016

FTD LogoFTD, a premier floral and gifting company, and I’m Sorry to Hear, owner of Funerals360 the nation’s fastest growing online funeral planning resource and marketplace, have partnered to provide FTD Member Florists with an e-commerce solution to reach consumers in need of sympathy flowers. 

Funerals360 by I’m Sorry ...

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Philly funeral homes should post prices online

By Rachel Zeldin for Philadelphia Media Network

Planning a funeral is extremely difficult, and not just because someone you love has died. The process is chaotic and time-consuming, and having many funeral homes stuck in the pre-Internet age doesn't help.

If you are like most people, you have never purchased ...

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A Woman's Guide to What to Wear to a Funeral

Do’s and Don'ts of Dressing for a Funeral

Fashion is always changing, therefore it is important to keep tabs on what is deemed appropriate for more somber occasions. The struggle many seem to face when dressing for a funeral is to not offend the honor of the person who has passed ...

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How To Write a Death Notice
When a loved one passes away one of the harder tasks that you may face is how to write a death notice. 'Death notices' and 'obituaries' are two terms many use interchangeably when confronted with the passing of a loved one. In reality, though, these objects serve not only mean ...
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Online Funeral Streaming: A Thing Of the Past Or The Future?

Over the past decade there have been many technological advances that allow anyone with a smartphone in their pocket to be an amateur photographer, videographer, or artist or have a "face-to-face" conversation even when the parties are in different locations.

Those same technologies have begun to cross over to the funeral ...

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A Guide to Navigating the Loss of a Child

If you were recently notified of a possible life-threatening complication in your pregnancy or your baby did not survive its first birthday due to a miscarriage, neonatal death, stillbirth or premature birth, you may be asked to make lasting decisions regarding the autopsy, delivery of the child, and method of ...

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