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How Millenials Could Change Funeral Services in the Future

There are a lot of articles out there about how millennials are ruining certain industries because of economic or technological advances; but how are they affecting certain industries for the bette...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, September 16, 2019

Returning to Work After the Death of a Loved One

The death of a loved one is often unexpected, and the grief can be devastating. While most jobs will give you some leave for bereavement, it often adds up to just a matter of a few days. The 3 or s...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, September 9, 2019

5 Ways to Help a Grieving Family

When a friend or family member passes, it is important to be there for their family. It is hard for a family to deal with all of the responsibilities and ramifications of a lost family member; and...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, September 2, 2019

Keeping in Touch With Family After A Funeral

Funerals are always an unfortunate time for families; but they often offer an opportunity to reconnect with family members that have been out of contact for a while. Loss can bring families togeth...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, August 26, 2019

Grief During A Pregnancy

There is a lot of joy in pregnancy. A new baby on the way can be exciting. But when you have to face the grief of losing a loved one during a pregnancy, it can feel odd to be happy. There can be a...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, August 19, 2019

Donating Religious Vestments and Sacred Vessels

When a loved one passes, it is common for family and friends to make donations in their name. Some families opt to donate something to their loved one’s church. Priest vestments, chalices, censers,...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, August 12, 2019

4 Reasons to Preplan Your Funeral

Preplanning your funeral is the best way to ensure that your funerary wishes are met, and that the burden of hastily planning a funeral is taken off the shoulders of your mourning family in the ev...
By Matthew Funeral Home
In News & Events
Monday, August 5, 2019

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Memorializing Veterans

A big part of planning a funeral for veterans or servicemen is often the memorialization of their service. There are many ways that a funeral service can be prepared for members of the armed forces...

Spreading the Word to Loved Ones After a Death

When a loved one dies, your whole world may feel like it is turned upside-down. Amidst the loss, the pain, and the grief is the new task planning for funeral arrangements. But sometimes, the most d...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...