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02 Jun 2017

What to Know When Considering Embalming

For Families Making Difficult Decisions The practice of embalming the deceased in America began during the Civil War. President Lincoln commissioned a doctor to embalm the bodies of over 4,000 fallen soldiers in order to have them safely transported home. The practice remained largely unused after the war, but undertakers towards the 20th century began offering the service to paying families as an additional funerary option. To this day, Orlando funeral homes and others throughout the country provide embalming services. […]

19 May 2017

Questions About Funeral Pre-Planning

Planning Your Afterlife Arrangements with an Orlando Funeral Home Advanced funeral planning is a simple and convenient service that eliminates the stress and confusion that so often accompanies a loss in the family.  Even if you have already made clear your preference for burial or cremation services in Orlando, multiple other details must be addressed in order to complete your final wishes with the dignity and respect that you deserve. Pre-arrangement plans are not only a necessity of the elderly; […]