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Proceso de Embalsamar un Cadaver

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterest“DATOS QUE USTED DEBE CONOCER ACERCA DEL EMBALSAMAMIENTO” El embalsamar un cadaver es la base sobre la cual se sostiene la estructura completa del Servico Funeral Norte Americano. Es la base que permite al Funerario venderle al doliente mercancia costosa (que tambien provee a dicho establecimiento con un margen de ganancias exhorbitante). Read more

How to Plan a Memorial Service

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestA memorial service is a commemorative event without the body present. Unlike a funeral, the service can be held weeks or months after the death, allowing the family time to plan and then gather at a convenient time and place. Read more

Paying Final Respects – Your Rights When Buying a Funeral

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestYOUR RIGHTS WHEN BUYING FUNERAL GOODS AND SERVICES This article, published by the Federal Trade Commission, is a straightforward guide to your rights. Don’t die before you read it! Paying Final Respects: Your Rights When Buying Funeral Goods & Services When a loved one dies, grieving family members and friends often are confronted with dozens of decisions about the funeral ­— all of which must be made quickly and often under great emotional stress. Read more

Monumental Manipulation

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestWRITTEN BY AN INSIDER Many funeral homes sell tombstones. Monument shops, as well as many cemeteries and memorial parks, sell tombstones also. Most, however, do not refer to these items as tombstones, but rather as monuments or memorial markers. Read more

Light, Like the Sun

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestby Frances Newton
This article has appeared twice in The Reader’s Digest and was recommended by the president of the Raritan Valley Memorial Society, Roberta D’Angelo. Father was 87 when he died. Read more

How to Pay for a Funeral, or Other Arrangements

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestFirst, be aware that you or your family will be responsible for paying the funeral bill. No charity will bail you out if you go into debt for a funeral. Take a realistic look at your budget, before calling a funeral home. Read more