Family to Family: The Charles F. Snyder Funeral Blog
September 17, 2021
There are a million ways to say thank you. Great or small they all have value.
September 3, 2021
Who becomes a funeral director? People who care, people who can lead, people who can mediate, people who are team players, people who quiet chaos. In short, people who help.
August 20, 2021
So, is the value of a wonderful life celebration/funeral diminished because the person it was all about isn’t there to enjoy it? Or does the “value” of a funeral run deeper than that?
August 6, 2021
Writing thank you notes is usually one of the very first “after the funeral” tasks you will undertake. Anyone who made a donation or sent flowers should get a thank you note from a family member.
July 23, 2021
Cremation, like electric cars and cell phones is here to stay. For some people cremation is part of their religious practice. For other people, cremation just feels right for them. The big question is who should help you with your cremation, a society or a funeral director?
July 9, 2021
If you know someone who has experienced a loss or is going through a difficult life change, give them a journal. If you receive a journal use it.
June 25, 2021
Decisions—who to marry, how many children to have, where to live, what work to pursue, who to vote for, and how to remember a loved one who has died—are all best made based on personal core values.
June 11, 2021
Some events only happen once in a lifetime. Graduations, weddings, and funerals are a few of these one-time occasions. That means the way the event is marked makes a lasting impression.
May 28, 2021
There are different ways to approach putting together a funeral service. The “right” service is the one that honors the life of the deceased and provides ease for the survivors.
May 14, 2021
Capture the stories and the life lessons. Prepare to celebrate the grands as well as the grads.