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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...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Monday, October 29, 2018

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...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Thursday, October 11, 2018

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...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Thursday, September 27, 2018

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 ...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Monday, September 17, 2018

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...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Friday, August 31, 2018

Above-Ground vs In-Ground Burial

To choose a final resting place for a loved one can be a difficult, major decision for you to make. Choosing between cemeteries or a memorial park is just one step of the lengthy process. We at Wil...
By Danny Amoruccio
In Our Blogs
Friday, August 10, 2018

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Memorial Ideas for Veterans

People who were in the armed forces or were an active part of the military deserve a beautiful and honorable memorial service. They deserve respect, honor and recognition. Therefore, their memorial...

Does A Body Have To Be Embalmed Before It Is Buried?

Embalming is the process used to preserve the human body post death to delay any decomposition. Some people prefer to not have the body embalmed as it doesn’t fit into their religious or personal b...

What is Perpetual Care?

Most cemeteries offer perpetual care and some are legally obligated by the state laws to offer it. This term is very easy to misunderstand and most clients don’t know what’s included in it. At Will...

Cemetery Terms Explained

Cemetery establishments use many terms and phrases that people outside the industry don’t understand. This can lead to problems when they use a cemetery’s services because they’re not fully aware o...