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Unusual Funerals

The funeral as we know it is becoming a relic — just in time for a death boom

Courtesy of TheWashingtonPost.com | By Karen Heller| Photo by Spike Mattford | Originally Posted 04.15.2019 | Published 09.17.2019 Dayna West knows how to throw a fabulous memorial shindig. She hired Los Angeles celebration-of-life planner Alison Bossert — yes, those now... Continue Reading →

How a nontraditional funeral helped this mom process her daughter’s tragic death.

Courtesy of UpWorthy.com | By Evan Porter | Originally Published 10.16.2016 | Posted 02.25.2019 Lucia Maya remembers getting a phone call from her 21-year-old daughter, Elizabeth. She was in agony. A creative writing student at the University of Arizona, Elizabeth... Continue Reading →

Have your funeral before you die

Courtesy of Salon.com | By Mary Elizabeth Williams | Photo by Shuttstock | Originally Published: 01.28.2018 | Posted: 01.26.2019 My friend didn't wait till she passed to have a great memorial. More of us should be scheduling our own wakes... Continue Reading →

Family honors grandma’s memory by displaying all of her quilts at her funeral

Courtesy of Today.com | By Brittany Loggins | Originally Published 02.27.2017 | Posted 03.16.2018 Margaret Hubl passed away last July in Nebraska at the age of 89, but it’s safe to say her legacy will continue to live on. You... Continue Reading →

Personalized funerals make for memorable send-offs

Courtesy of the Toronto Star | By Isabel Teotonio and Nancy White | Originally Published 05.29.2014 | Posted 01.09.2018 Life passions often reflected in unique service, and even the storage of cremated remains can take on added significance. A growing... Continue Reading →

Edna man’s casket designs add life to death – By Bianca Montes

Courtesy of VictoriaAdvocate.com | November 2, 2014 By Bianca Montes https://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2014/nov/02/ edna-mans-casket-designs-add-life-to-death/ ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Click on the picture above to see the video about Trey Ganem For more information on Trey Ganem and his caskets, visit treyganemdesigns.com or call 361-489-1582. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ EDNA... Continue Reading →

The Craziest Funeral Pictures of all Time – Bossip.com

Courtesy of Bossip | bossip.com/979375/the-craziest- funeral-pictures-of-all-time39204/ Funerals are supposed to be somber occasions. Whether you’re celebrating the person’s life or mourning the loss, they’re pivotal events. Sometimes, though, funerals can be pretty crazy. Just look at these wild pictures to... Continue Reading →

Stray dogs unexpectedly show up at a funeral for the woman who used to feed them

This article makes my heart smile. Enjoy!  BD  Margarita Suarez of Merida, Yucatan, was well known for feeding the stray dogs and cats that would show up at her home   Family members were stunned when the dogs suddenly appeared... Continue Reading →

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