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Which Essential Oils to Use When You’re Grieving

Do you have essential oils at home? If so, you may find that using some of the oils can help you through the grieving process. If you don’t currently use essential oils, you may want to consider adding them to your life during this time of loss and grieving. Why?…...

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Journaling Through Your Grief

Living life to the fullest is often an extremely difficult undertaking after the death of a loved one. Memories of the death, the funeral, even arguments cycle through the mind. Exhaustion becomes an ever-present companion. Wondering if life will ever feel good again becomes a common thought that weaves through…...

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How to Have a Zero Waste Funeral

Has your loved one requested a zero waste funeral? Or perhaps your loved one who has passed on was a passionate supporter of living green and protecting the environment as much as possible. How can you honor your loved one with a zero waste funeral? Is there really a good…...

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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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