Funeral Service

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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The Simple Purpose of a Memorial Funeral Service

Memorial funeral services are all about honoring the memory of a person who has died. At Willwerscheid Funeral Home and Cremation Service, we firmly believe in the importance of not only remembering, but also sharing one’s memories. But where does this process start? It starts with each one of us…...

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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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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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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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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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Papers Rightful Place in the Natural World

Concern for the environment is quite a priority nowadays with everyone. We are all aware of the damage done by past generations, and are determined that such mistakes should never be repeated. Happily, despite widespread beliefs to the contrary, the paper making industry is doing no harm to the world’s…...

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