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Are Funeral Pyres Still a Thing?

Funeral pyres are a common fixture in medieval television shows, and have been used throughout history in many cultures. But are they legal for modern Americans? And if so, where can you get a fiery sendoff?

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Consider These Tips To Create an Appropriate Funeral Tribute

Finding the proper words to give for a funeral tribute is easier said than done. But by remembering the good times with the departed and speaking from the heart, you'll find the right words for your funeral speech.

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The Traditions of Hindu Funerals

The traditions of a Hindu funeral are an important component of their faith, because Hindus believe in reincarnation, and properly observing Hindu funeral traditions is an important part of memorializing the dead.

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Tips for Writing Your Own Obituary

Writing your own obituary is something many dread, but they don't have to. Consider it an opportunity to eulogize yourself and a chance to remember the moments of your life, and the people, that mattered most.

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What To Expect at a Wiccan Funeral

Most religious people hope for a funeral that reflects their beliefs, and that is no different for Wiccans and Pagans. While simpler than many, Wiccan funerals are just as beautiful and emotional as any other service.

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Tips For Planning Your Funeral

Pre-planning your funeral might seem like a bit of a morbid thought, but for aging individuals, relieving those you've left behind of some of the burdens of planning and financing a funeral is a wonderful parting gift.

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It’s My Funeral and I Don’t Know What To Wear!

We don't often think about what we'll wear to our funeral, but planning ahead and having it in writing can help your family out in a tough time. And from a nice suit to nothing at all, there are plenty of options.

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Finding the Right Music for a Funeral

Music sets the mood of the room, which is why selecting the right funeral music to honor the life of a loved one is so important. Here's how to pick the perfect tune to set the tone of the funeral ceremony.

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Five Things Funeral Directors Wish You Knew

Funeral planning often comes up unexpectedly, and we're often left feeling helpless throughout. Funeral home operators can help lighten the burden, both with their career expertise and their compassion.

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Considerations for a Funeral Slideshow or Remembrance Video

A slideshow of photos or short videos is a great way to remember a departed loved one at their funeral. Here are some tips on how to celebrate the departed's life with a beautiful and moving funeral slideshow.

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