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Top Reasons To Pre-Plan Your Funeral

Many people contact Port Coquitlam Funeral Homes to make funeral arrangements. Nobody wants to think about losing a life, whether it's their own or that of a loved one. It's natural to be concerned...
By Ian Elliott
Thursday, January 26, 2023

What Is Cremation Jewelry?

There are numerous options for storing cremains following cremation. Keep the ashes in an urn or display them proudly at your desk or home. In addition to interment, you may choose to scatter your ...
By Ian Elliott
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

How a Pet's Death Affects Other Pets

It's unknown whether cats and dogs can grasp the finality and importance of another pet's death. Any indication that they do is simply anecdotal. Dogs and cats typically recognize when a companion ...
By Ian Elliott
Friday, January 6, 2023

Special Ways To Remember A Loved One During The Holiday Season

In every way, our lives are shaped by the people we love, and it can cause great suffering for humans to lose the strong bonds they've formed with one another. Since the holidays are typically a ti...
By Ian Elliott
Monday, December 19, 2022

Can I Supply My Own Container For Cremated Remains?

Following cremation, the ashes are usually placed in a temporary urn. To hold the remains, crematories typically use rigid cardboard containers lined with heavy-duty plastic bags. Cremated remains ...
By Ian Elliott
Friday, November 25, 2022

Sending Flowers To The Bereaved

The homes of those in mourning traditionally receive sympathy flowers from family and friends. People also send flowers to funerals as a mark of respect to the departed soul. It can be challenging ...
By Ian Elliott
Friday, November 18, 2022

Cremation Vs. Burial Costs | Funeral Homes in Surrey BC

Although cremation has been available for centuries, it is still a relatively uncommon funeral choice in the U. S. as an alternative to traditional funerals. Cremation piques people's interest prim...
By Ian Elliott
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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What Are Basic Cremation Services?

If you've never had to arrange a funeral ceremony before, you might not have thought about the numerous cremation services offered. If all of your relatives choose burial, you might not have any pr...

Care Essentials While Grieving The Loss Of A Loved One

Dealing with the loss and grief of the death of someone close to you can be difficult. Grief is an individual journey that each person must take on their terms. We at Arbutus Funeral Service unders...

Can I Have A Gathering/Visitation Without A Ceremony/Service?

If a family member or close friend has passed away, you need to start thinking about making arrangements for the funeral services. Death is inevitable, but perhaps you've never had to cope with the...

Are All Caskets The Same Size?

Several clients of Arbutus Funeral Service have questions regarding the dimensions of caskets and are curious to know whether or not they are all identical in size. Caskets are available in varying...

Ambiguous Grief and How to Deal With It

A wide range of emotions and circumstances can contribute to a person's feeling of ambiguous grief. Those who have lost a loved one are the ones who suffer the most apparent symptoms of grief. Ther...

5 Advantages of Urn Vaults

Following cremation, the remains of a deceased loved one are returned to the family. Ashes must be kept in a suitable receptacle; urns are the standard receptacle used for this purpose. The Advant...

Does The Catholic Church Forbid Cremation At The Time Of Death

Cremation is somewhat new to Catholic tradition, even though it is increasingly prevalent. The early Church adhered to the Jewish tradition of physical burial and condemned the widespread Roman pag...