What to expect at a funeral

What to expect at a funeral

Posted on September 25, 2020 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
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We’ve all been there. Going to a funeral can be a little daunting, especially if it’s your first or if it’s been awhile since you attended one. Let’s talk a little bit about some of the terms you will hear and what you can expect in general. There’s a great deal of variety in funeral […]

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How to dress for a funeral

How to dress for a funeral

Posted on September 23, 2020 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | Leave a comment
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First, understand that what you wear to the funeral is much less important than actually going to the funeral or gathering.  Don’t underestimate the value of your presence. Your kind words, shared stories, or even just a hug will mean a great deal to friends and family when there has been a death. Don’t let […]

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How to Say the Right Thing at a Funeral

How to Say the Right Thing at a Funeral

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First, take a deep breath and relax. We all worry that we’ll say the wrong thing. Second, know that you don’t have to be eloquent. While we wish it were so, you can’t make everything all better with a few words. Here are a few simple ideas to keep in mind to be sure you […]

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What Do Funeral Directors Do?

What Do Funeral Directors Do?

Posted on September 18, 2020 by Reynolds-Jonkhoff | 1 Comment
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It’s late, why is the light on at the funeral home? Today, there was a funeral. People cried. Tissues were crumpled and left on the tables.  Flower petals fell to the floor. Now, the cleaning staff is making things tidy for the family who will be here tomorrow. It’s late, why is the light on […]

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