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Check back soon, and you will find informative articles on quality of life, memorial planning, healing from grief and other important articles for you, and your family. Thank you, from all of us at Matthew Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc.
Fending off Winter Depression
The Winter season is often associated with the joys of the holiday season. But those joys are often gone by the time we hit January and February. Unfortunately, we still have a long way to go befor...Read More >>
Why is Volunteering Important?
New York City is one of the busiest places in the world. In a city that is always very busy, it might surprise you that roughly 48% of residents engage in volunteer activities. Volunteering is one ...Read More >>
5 New Year's Resolutions You'll Actually Want to Stick to
Let’s face it, most people don’t stick to their New Year's Resolutions. Gym subscriptions go unused and Marie Kondo books go unopened. But rather than skipping the tradition of making a resolution ...Read More >>
The Holiday Season and Grief
The holidays are fast approaching, and 2019 is coming to a close. While this is a time of joy for many, it can also be a source of grief. For a lot of people, the holiday season is a yearly reminde...Read More >>
Men Showing Grief
It can often be hard for men to show emotions, especially in the face of pain and grief. There is a societal notion that one needs to “man up,” or shut down emotional pain. Keeping pain and feeling...Read More >>
Forgiveness During Grief is Healing
Forgiveness is a powerful tool. It can reconcile many relationships, even those with people we have lost. Forgiveness is an important part of the healing process in overcoming the grief that surro...Read More >>
Is Grief Good?
Living with grief can feel as though a great weight rests on our shoulders. Grieving can be a challenging experience. Although grief is brought upon us by loss and sorrow, is it truly a bad thing? ...Read More >>
Customizing Your Loved One's Monument
When creating a monument for a loved one’s burial site, there are a lot of different options to consider. Customization can range from size and shape, to the color of the stone, and the finish on t...Read More >>
Choosing Your Loved One's Funeral Clothing
When you are arranging a funeral for a loved one, the final clothing they will wear is one aspect that is often overlooked. The burial clothes that you choose can be one more way to present who the...Read More >>
When Grief Goes Unacknowledged
Grief can be born out of a lot of different factors through life. A loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship, being diagnosed with a terminal illness, and other major life changes can bring o...Read More >>