Aug 172017

Life has many unexpected twists and turns. In today’s world now more than ever, we are constantly on the move. Our lives are filled with exciting trips and adventures that take us away from home; new jobs, road trips, vacations, and even moving away. But unfortunately, death can also be just as unpredictable. The loss […]

Aug 042017
Should I Put My Funeral Plans in My Will?

It is a common misconception that you should put your funeral wishes in your Will. In most cases, the Will is read after all is said and done with the funeral. If you want your funerary wishes to be honored, it is best to work with your preferred funeral home in order to make all […]

Jul 152017
Military Funeral Honors

When a loved one who is an active member of the armed services or a veteran passes away, it is important for them to be rightfully honored for their service to our country. The tragic loss of a loved one can be so overwhelming. It can be hard on the family to make sure that […]

Jul 122017

The loss of a loved one can leave us heartbroken. When a close member of our family passes away it is hard not to see them as a part of our lives. During lifetime events, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, etc., we acknowledge and celebrate our loved ones. Their presence fills us with joy. A funeral seems […]

Jun 092017
Is Cremation Right For Your Loved One?

Cremation is an alternative to traditional burial that many families are moving towards today. As of 2012, about 42% of memorial services in America included cremation; although, it is still more popular in the western states. If you decide to cremate your loved one, you can still have the memorial services that you and your […]

Jun 062017
The 5 Stages of Grief

The 5 stages of grief are a set of steps that one personally takes in dealing with loss. Everyone experiences the stages in a different way, and for different lengths of time. It is important to understand each stage and why it is important in the grieving process. Denial Denial is the first stage. Whether […]

May 272017
Caring At Every Step

When you suffer the loss of a loved one, it can be difficult to put funeral arrangements together quickly. Sometimes, you have to run back and forth between the funeral home and all of the other errands you need to do. Floral arrangements, the possibility of cremation, the monument, religious services, and more need to […]

May 262017
Explaining Death To Your Child

The death of a loved one takes it’s toll on everyone, even children. The first time your child experiences a death in the family, they may have a lot of questions. They may not fully understand the concept of death. Children may not also be able to fully understand the abstract of an afterlife, if […]

May 232017
Preparing for Your Own Funeral

Planning ahead for your funeral can take stress off of your family when your time comes. Making the proper preparations with a funeral home will allow you to ensure that you make the decisions for your service, while also removing the stress of planning a funeral at the last minute from your family. It is […]

May 092017
Welcome To Our News Page

Welcome to our news page. 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.

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