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Losing Multiple Loved Ones

Experiencing the loss of a beloved friend or family member is extremely difficult. Each of us experiences grief whether the death was expected or not expected. The intensity and trauma of losing more than one person at the same time or within a very short time frame can impact a…...

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15 Simple Questions to Help Pre-plan Your Parents Funeral

How can you help your parents to pre-plan their funeral? At first thought, it might seem disrespectful and callous to want to talk with your parents about their eventual death. Many people find it difficult to think about or talk about death and dying. Death and dying are complex topics…...

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Memorial Ideas After Losing a Child

Experiencing the death of a child is one of the most difficult and traumatic events in life. The hole that the child or baby leaves in your heart is so big it feels like you will never be able to be whole again. That feeling is normal and is part…...

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Dos and Don’ts of Expressing Sympathy

It is often difficult to find the words to express sympathy to a friend or family member who has just experienced the death of a loved one. Heartfelt condolences can bring comfort to those left behind, yet expressing your sympathy inappropriately may hurt the person you most want to help.…...

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Dealing with Inheritances and Family After a Death

Many people think that if they win the lottery or have some great aunt unexpectedly leave them loads of money as an inheritance, that their lives will be better and easier. While receiving an inheritance can be a great blessing, it can also cause rifts between family members and bring…...

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A History Lesson in American Funerals

“The grave was as familiar as the cradle, and the New Englander never saw any reason to ignore or disguise it.” The Fourth of July has traditionally been a time to take a break from our hectic daily lives, spend time with family and friends, and admire the hard work…...

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Willwerscheid’s Core Values Helping You

In a world that is ever changing and morphing, it is even more important that as a person, an organization or as a business, we know who we are. That is why at Willwerscheid Funeral Home and Cremation Service, we want to let you in on our core values so…...

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What To Write With The Flowers

You’ve found the perfect bouquet of flowers to bring to the funeral using our special guide, but now you need to know what to write in the card. Finding just the right expression of condolence can be of great comfort to the family that has lost a loved one, and…...

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5 Practical Ways to Deal With Grief

Grief can often be overwhelming, but there are practical steps we can take to get ourselves going on the grieving process. Here we will talk about 5 practical ways you can deal with your grief and will give you even more resources for how to take steps on each one.…...

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5 Creative Gift Ideas for Your Dad This Father’s Day

If you haven’t gotten your Dad a Father’s Day gift, don’t worry we have you covered with some great ways to show your love and appreciation to your dad. The dad(s) in your life are sure to enjoy any one of these gifts for Father’s Day, birthdays or any other…...

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