The Day of the Dead in America

The Day of the Dead in America

Blog We usually see death and dying as a somber time, but it can be a time of celebration for others. While Americans are observing Halloween, Mexico is celebrating the Day of the Dead. The multi-day holiday gathers friends and families to pray and remember those that...
Funeral Visitations: What Should You Say?

Funeral Visitations: What Should You Say?

Blog If someone invites you to a visitation, you may have a moment where you cannot find the right words to say. You might be unfamiliar with the tradition and proper funeral visitation etiquette, and will find it stressful.  Trying to figure out the right things to...
What Do You Need to Know About a Funeral Visitation?

What Do You Need to Know About a Funeral Visitation?

A funeral visitation is when family members and friends gather with the family of the deceased in a more personal setting, rather than at the hectic times at the end of the funeral or memorial service. If you have ever attended a traditional funeral, odds are it...
Religion and Cremation

Religion and Cremation

Every person is unique, and the celebration of life should be unique. After the passing of a loved one, you may have many questions. One of those questions is if cremation is the right choice for you or your loved one, and if the service lines up with you or your...
How to Receive a Death Certificate in Michigan

How to Receive a Death Certificate in Michigan

After the death of a loved one, you will notify your network of friends and family of the passing. You must also notify your state government, which will produce a death certificate. A Michigan death certificate is for more than proof of death, but there are many...
Where Can You Scatter Ashes?

Where Can You Scatter Ashes?

Simply Cremations & Funeral Care will return the ashes of your loved one to you in a temporary box a cremation urn of your choosing. You can then hold a memorial service with friends and family, or choose other options, like scattering ashes in a separate...