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Quotes to Send With Funeral Flowers

Many people are unsure of what to say in card that comes with a funeral flower arrangement. It can be hard to avoid sounding like a cliche, and the message should be somewhat personal. Below is a l...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, July 15, 2019

Sleeping After the Loss of a Partner

After the death of a spouse or long-term partner, it may be hard to sleep in your bed without your partner beside you. It is common for us to feel like we can’t sleep well without them beside us. T...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, July 8, 2019

Tips For Hosting a Repast

Along with the wake and funeral service, it is usually customary for the family of the deceased to host a repast. A repast is a memorial dinner that brings family and friends of the deceased toget...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, July 1, 2019

Why You Should Choose a Family-Owned Funeral Home

When it comes to choosing the right funeral home, there are a lot of choices out there. Whether planning a funeral for a loved one who just passed away, or preplanning your own service, it can be h...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, June 24, 2019

Memorialization Options for Cremation

Whenever a loved one passes away, their friends and family often look for ways to memorialize them. As cremation becomes more and more popular, families often look for new ways to celebrate the lif...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, June 17, 2019

Helping a Friend Deal with Grief

You try to prepare yourself for anything the world may throw at you. Grief is always hard to deal with yourself; but what about your friends? Sometimes, your friend may experience a painful loss. ...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, June 10, 2019

Facebook Memories and Those we Lost

Facebook memories can often be a fun look back into the past with friends and family. They are often unexpected, and it can be interesting to see how much has changed. But sometimes these memories ...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, June 3, 2019

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