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How To Talk To Your Loved Ones About Final Wishes

Discussing important aspects like death or even your final wishes with your family is a pretty difficult task. Many people don’t know how to approach their loved ones with this topic. Even the thou...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Thursday, March 14, 2019

How To Support A Grieving Friend

Your heart breaks when you see a grieving friend. Your first thought is often "what can I do to help" or "how can I make them feel better?" Your friend too may want the support but may not alw...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Choosing a Monument

When a loved one passes away, the funeral service and a memorial monument are the major aspects that need immediate attention. These need to be planned with respect, love as well as keeping in mind...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Friday, February 15, 2019

Jewish Cemetery Etiquette

Proper conduct at a cemetery is important but is often overlooked. Here we look at some basic etiquette for people to follow at a Jewish cemetery: 1. Drinking and eating must be strictly avoided a...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Monday, January 28, 2019

5 Advantages Of Urn Vaults

If you are considering a cremation for a deceased loved one, you’d also need to decide which receptacle would hold the ashes and where you would ultimately want to place them. While some families p...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Monday, January 14, 2019

Managing Grief During The Festive Season

The festive season is the high point of the year for food, fun and celebration. It is a time to be stress free and enjoy the good things of life and share them with others. But when you lose someon...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Importance of a Cemetery for Our Community

Many communities see cemeteries as an integral part of their surroundings because it is a place that speaks of their past and links it to their present and future. For individuals it is a vital par...
By Danny Amoruccio
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Previous Posts

How to Create a Meaningful Graveside Service

Traditional funeral services are not passé and they never will be. Their value lies in providing a framework and comfort in dealing with an event where you have little experience. But funeral trend...

5 Ways to Remember a Loved One on Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving festivities are joyous, with food, family and sharing quality time with those you love. But for many, it’s also a time to remember their loved one who is no more with them to partake i...

Choosing an Urn

Willowbrook Cemetery has a history dating back to 1847. It was established by the local farmers and businessmen of Westport Connecticut. The cemetery is maintained by a Board of Trustees, the membe...

Choosing a Cemetery

If a family member has passed away and is to be buried in a cemetery, the very first thing to do is to determine the location. It isn’t uncommon for people to purchase a cemetery plot while they ar...

Coping with an Unexpected Death

It isn’t uncommon for people to react very strongly when something unexpected happens. And when the unexpected event is the death of a loved one, it brings with it shock and disbelief. Most familie...

The Right Cemetery Etiquette

A cemetery is a sacred place where people come to pay their respects to their dear departed family member or friend. Somw people visit these places only during a burial service, others go to place ...

Why is Having a Place to Visit The Departed so Important?

Funeral practices have changed considerably over the years and people’s attitude towards the departed has changed as well. An increasing number of people choose cremation and scatter the ashes inst...