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Why Are Flowers The Common Choice To Send At Funerals?

Flowers are a common sight at funerals. They are used for decoration, laid on the casket, and given to family members as a sign of condolences. This tradition has been around for hundreds of years ...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Ideas for Memorializing your Loved One After the Service

When a person you are very close to passes, you want to keep their memory alive and feel that keeping their belongings is a way to keep them close to your heart. There are many different ways to ho...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Thursday, November 12, 2020

What is Green Burial?

When it comes to funerals, there is a variety of services to choose from. In addition to conventional methods of burial, cremations and green burials are also becoming common nowadays. If you are s...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

What To Expect During Your First Visit To The Cemetery

A funeral is a place where maintaining decorum and paying respect to the dead is very important. Attending a funeral should be treated as a formal event and thus following certain etiquettes is nec...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Thursday, October 15, 2020

How To Choose The Right Celebrant Or Clergy Member For Your Loved One's Service

If you have just lost someone close to you, you know that there are various things that you need to plan for and organize. You would also have to hire a clergy member or a celebrant's ser...
By Danny Amorrucio
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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

How Do I Choose The Right Type Of Grave?

Since choosing the right kind of grave is an important decision after a loved one has passed away, you need to consider several different aspects. The grave size can vary significantly, and its cos...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Monday, September 14, 2020

What Goes Into the Expense of a Standard Funeral?

Funerals can cost anywhere between $6,000 and $12,000. The expenses can get out of hand if you’re not careful and don’t have a reliable director to help with planning. At Willowbrook Cemetery, we t...
By Danny Amoruccio
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Monday, August 24, 2020

Previous Posts

Understanding The Stages of Grief

Grief affects different people differently. There’s no clear path or a set timeline to recovery, but understanding the stages of grief can help through the process. At Willowbrook Cemetery, we alwa...

Should I or Shouldn't I Go To A Funeral

Sometimes it isn't easy to determine whether you should attend a funeral or not. These events are formal, require a certain level of respect, and most attendees are in a fragile emotional state. At...

Selecting a Final Resting Place after Cremation

Cremation has become more popular in the west recently and many people choose it over traditional burial services. Cremation is more affordable and can be more eco-friendly as well. Once the proces...

Should Your Child Attend the Funeral Service?

Parents want to shelter their children as much as possible so they hesitate to take them to a funeral. They don’t want to expose the kids to death too early, but death is a fact of life and is one ...

Jewish Burial Customs

Different communities have different burial systems and funeral rituals. These age-old traditions are deeply connected to the community’s spiritual core and offer a great deal of comfort. At Willow...

How To Help Someone Who Lost A Pet

Pets are some of our truest and most supportive companions. They are there for you when friends are busy and family members are far away. A loyal dog or a playful cat can help people maintain good ...

Helping Children with the Death of a Parent

Death of a parent is one of the most painful experiences regardless of a person's age. However, it has a particularly harsh impact on young children. Parents are the center of a child's world and a...