Funeral Service

How to Choose the Right Burial Service

When it comes to burial options, you’re probably imagining the traditional funeral service. In a traditional funeral service, most often there is a visitation where the deceased is presented in a casket. The visitation is then followed by the funeral service. The burial or cremation is then done after the…...

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First 13 Things To Do After the Funeral

The to-do list after the funeral can be daunting. Many people don’t even know where to start. To give you a helping hand, here are the first 13 things you should do after the funeral. This checklist can help organize some of the items that you will need to address…...

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Plan Your Epitaph Day

Here is a vocabulary word for the day. Epitaph. What is an epitaph and why do I need to have one? According to Google, epitaph is a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially on a tombstone. April 6th is Plan your…...

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3 Tips for Preplanning as a Procrastinator

When someone has died, it becomes someone else’s responsibility to take care of the funeral plans. There are many tough decisions that go along with planning a funeral.  Will it take place in a church or out in nature? Will there be a viewing or an open casket or will…...

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Funeral Pre-Planning Decisions Everyone Must Make

Who wants to talk about planning their own funeral? Not many people are comfortable with the topic of death and dealing with end of life issues. However, pre-planning a funeral is one of the best practical ways to help your family once you have passed away. There are many steps…...

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Funeral Etiquette for the Inexperienced

While funerals are not very comfortable ceremonies to attend, it is important to remember that your presence during this difficult time is significant to the loved ones of the deceased.  It is a time of mourning and grieving. Don’t let the unfamiliarity of the rites and traditions embraced by the…...

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Delivering a Eulogy to Remember

A eulogy is defined as, “a commendatory oration or writing especially in honor of one deceased.” Eulogies are most commonly given at funeral ceremonies or at the gravesite of a fallen loved one. Being asked to deliver a eulogy can be a double-edged sword. It shows that you are honored…...

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Tips From the Pros on Preplanning a Funeral

You plan your career. You plan your budget and finances to get you through the years of caring for children. You put money away in a retirement fund, IRA or Roth IRA. You may even invest in stocks and bonds preparing to leave a legacy for your children. What critical…...

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The 5 Most Important Things To Do Before the Funeral

Your loved one has passed away. You are grieving. You are remembering their life. Now, you must face the responsibility of planning a funeral.  Here are 5 critical items you need to do before the funeral. Inform the authorities. If the death occurs at home or somewhere other than a…...

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We’re One of the Best

Willwerscheid Named One of America’s Best Funeral Homes We've been selected as one of "America's Best Funeral Homes". Willwerscheid has been chosen because we offer highly trained, compassionate staff who excel at remembrance planning. Remembrance planners are uniquely qualified to help bereaved individuals and families plan funerals, memorials, and remembrance…...

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