Questions we are most frequently asked

Tuesday, December 11

The following are the questions we are most frequently asked by the families we assist: Q: Whom do we call when our loved one passes away? A: Depending upon where someone passes away determines who should be called. You can always call us first for guidance but, if a loved one dies at home without… Read More

How is Someone of the Jewish Faith Prepared for Burial

Thursday, February 22

The Jewish religion has certain customs and traditions regarding the preparation of a decedent for burial. Unlike many other faiths, the first rule of preparation for a decedent that is of the Jewish faith is that there be no embalming. Embalming is a process of preservation involving the invasive use of chemicals that is considered… Read More

What is the Reason to Consider a “Watcher”?

Thursday, February 15

Many families, while making funeral arrangements for a loved one, will ask for a “watcher” without really knowing the reason behind having one. Many years ago, a watcher was a person assigned to “watch” a body just in case the person was not actually dead as the tests for death were not as certain as… Read More

What To Do When a Death Occurs

Wednesday, February 7

When a loved one is failing and you have been advised to consider preparing for the inevitable, there is much to think about. Aside from the specific details that will need to be contemplated regarding the actual funeral service and burial, knowing precisely whom to call when a death occurs is a critical part of this process. The answer will change depending upon the circumstances… Read More