Tag Archives: Funeral Service

Our Monthly Tip: Serving an Informal Display of Visitation Snacks

Break the ice by gathering guests around a table laden with healthy foods

Our Tip of the Month Many people hold a visitation or small get together either before or after a memorial service for a loved one who has died. If you’re planning this type of event, you may want to think … Continue reading

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The PBS Documentary “Homegoings” Explores African-American Funeral Customs

What is not fairly revealed is how their remaining preference for traditional funeral services are typically over-the-top costly

Quite frankly, I was a bit peeved to see recent critics bestow accolades on “Homegoings”, a PBS documentary film by director Christine Turner. The film’s pitch states: “Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African-American … Continue reading

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Traditional U.S. Military Funeral Service

How will you honor lost loved ones this Memorial Day?

Can you resist feeling moved when you hear the fire of the three-gun salute and the playing of Taps at a military funeral service? When I hear that — even when I see it in a movie! — I can’t help … Continue reading

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