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Gloucester Funeral Insurance – Gloucester Burial Insurance Guide

‘Preneed’ or ‘prearrangement’ are terms coined by the funeral industry to describe the arrangement and payment of a funeral prior to death. If you wish the funerals to be in your own way, you should plan in advance of your or a beloved’s death. To prefinance the funerals, you may get one of Gloucester funeral […]

Gloucester Funerals Checklist

Prior to engaging with a funeral home in Gloucester, check with several funeral homes. Compare their costs along this Gloucester funeral checklist.   ‘Simple’ Disposition of the Remains in Gloucester:   – Immediate burial – Immediate cremation – If the cremation process is extra, how much is it? – Donation of the body to a […]

Gloucester Flower Wreaths – Gloucester Flower Funeral Wreaths Guide

When a death occurs in Gloucester, knowing how to comfort those left behind is not easy and sending funeral flowers can be sometimes even more difficult. What is appropriate as funeral wreaths to memorialize relatives, or people to whom you are not related or those you’ve not personally met, such as the wife or husband […]

Gloucester Caskets – Gloucester Coffins Guide

A casket often is the single most expensive item you’ll buy if you plan a ‘traditional,’ full-service funeral. Gloucester caskets vary widely in style and price and are sold primarily for their visual appeal. Typically, they’re constructed of metal, wood, fiberboard, fiberglass or plastic. Although an average casket costs slightly more than $2,000 in Gloucester, […]

Gloucester Cremation Services – Gloucester Cremation Guide

As more people are choosing cremation in Gloucester, funeral service professionals are striving to give consumers a true sense of what their many options are for Gloucester cremation services. Often funeral directors find that people in Gloucester have a preconception that they have fewer choices for a ceremony when selecting cremation for themselves or a […]

Gloucester Funeral Cost – Gloucester Funeral Costs Guide

Funeral homes, cemeteries and other service providers in Gloucester expect to receive payment in full at the time of the funeral. With the average cost of a funeral around $8,000 in the United States for example, it can be a hardship if you have not planned ahead for this expenditure. There are several ways to […]

Gloucester Urns – Gloucester Funeral Urns for Ashes Guide

One of the main things to keep in mind when choosing a cremation urn in Gloucester is that rushing to make a choice is usually not necessary. Many people assume that an urn will be available immediately after the cremation is completed, but that is not the case. Crematories in Gloucester typically will package remains […]

Gloucester Funeral Services – Gloucester Funeral Services Professionals

Gloucester Funeral Services: Embalming   Many funeral homes in Gloucester require embalming if you’re planning a viewing or visitation. But embalming generally is not necessary or legally required if the body is buried or cremated shortly after death. Eliminating this service can save you hundreds of dollars. Under the Funeral Rule, a Gloucester funeral provider: […]

Gloucester Burial Arrangements – Gloucester Burial Arrangement Guide

Every Gloucester family is different, and not everyone wants the same type of funeral. Gloucester burial arrangements practices are influenced by religious and cultural traditions, costs and personal preferences. These factors help determine whether the funeral will be elaborate or simple, public or private, religious or secular, and where it will be held in Gloucester. […]

Gloucester Funeral Homes – Gloucester Funeral Home Guide

Many people in Gloucester don’t realize that they are not legally required to use a funeral home to plan and conduct a funeral. However, because they have little experience with the many details and legal requirements involved and may be emotionally distraught when it’s time to make the plans, many people find the services of […]