How to Write an Obituary

How to Write an Obituary

An obituary is a tribute to a life that has passed on and includes facts about birth and death and other milestones of most lives. However, to really honor a life that is no longer with us, you need to include some of the unique personal kinds of remembrances that...
How to Pay for a Funeral

How to Pay for a Funeral

We all know that there is an end of the road when our life on earth comes to an end. However, many of us have not planned for how to pay for our funeral. Most of us acknowledge the importance of preplanning our own funeral, but still leave the planning undone. Let’s...
How to Attend a Live Stream Funeral

How to Attend a Live Stream Funeral

Because our culture is becoming comfortable engaging with others on digital platforms such as Facebook Live and Zoom, we are seeing live streaming of every kind of in-person meeting from business meetings to church services to funeral and memorial services. With the...
What is a Wake?

What is a Wake?

In North Carolina, a wake, also called a viewing, is generally a time of social occasion held before a funeral in which the body of the deceased is present. This is not a sit down occasion and is generally a time to briefly see the family and the deceased and to talk...