Funeral Director’s Education 101: What does it take to become a funeral director?

Funeral directors are with us on our worst days. They help us to make sense of our grief and complete our loved one’s wishes. But what does it take to be a funeral director? Read on to learn about the process of becoming a funeral director. Educational Requirements: Funeral directors need a high school diploma…

Celebrating Summer

Life is opening up again for many cities across the country and this summer there is much more to celebrate than last. After a year of socially distanced gatherings and isolation, we are excited to fill up our calendars again and experience the joy of reconnecting with those we love after far too much time…

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FEMA COVID-19 Funeral and Burial Reimbursement Program

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral and Burial Reimbursement Program In March 2021, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a new program to provide financial assistance to families for certain COVID-19 related funeral expenses. The FEMA COVID-19 Funeral and Burial Reimbursement Program will pay up to $9,000 in expenses for funeral, cremation, and interment costs. Families that…

Top Celebration of Life Ideas in Seattle

Top Celebration of Life Ideas in Seattle Losing a loved one is never easy, and the stress that comes with the transition can make it even harder.  Only 54% of Americans have life insurance, and although that’s more than half, the number is still relatively low. In Seattle, funeral costs reach around $6,000, while direct cremation…