16 Jun 2017

Tips For Preparing An Obituary

Writing an Obituary with Care and Thought A published obituary in your local newspaper serves more than one purpose.  This brief but meaningful article is the family’s opportunity to not only notify the community and share important details concerning the service but to also commemorate the deeds and life of the deceased in a traditional manner. For many families, the director of your chosen Orlando funeral home can assist you with creating a respectable obituary. Most funeral homes in Orlando […]

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. […]