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Category Archives: Selecting Funeral Services

August 20, 2021

Why don’t we celebrate life while the person is alive?

Why don’t we celebrate life while the person is alive?

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?

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June 25, 2021

Core Values and Funeral Decisions

Core Values and Funeral Decisions

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.

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May 28, 2021

Choosing the Right Funeral Service: 10 Steps to help you get it right

Choosing the Right Funeral Service: 10 Steps to help you get it right

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.

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October 16, 2020

Flowers and Funerals

Flowers and Funerals

Flowers help us communicate feelings of the heart. Flowers speak for us and say we love you, we support you, we are proud of you, and we are with you on your grief journey.

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October 2, 2020

Remembering a rabid football fan

Remembering a rabid football fan

It all pulls people closer to the one they loved. Remembering the life, not just the cause of the loss, is the beginning of learning to live with the loss.

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September 18, 2020

Making the Funeral About the one who Died

Making the Funeral About the one who Died

A “personalized” funeral is not just for the rich and famous. When someone we love dies, we want to remember that person.

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July 24, 2020

Cremation or Burial … is That the Question?

Cremation or Burial … is That the Question?

When a family member dies or when a person is planning their own funeral in advance, one of the first questions that will be asked is, “Do you want burial or cremation?”

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June 22, 2016

So Many Choices…

Whether you are planning ahead for yourself or facing the sudden loss of a loved one, the task of choosing a funeral home to best meet your needs can be a bit daunting. What considerations should be made? You keep reading, I’ll keep writing, and we’ll meet up at the end. The main idea behind …

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March 1, 2016

Under or Above Ground…Which is for you?

burial lititz pa

Lately, I’ve been doing a great deal of thinking about the choices for funerals and memorials. Last week we discussed monuments, so naturally, this week we should have a chat about options for burial. There are numerous choices for both traditional (casketed) and cremation burials, indoors, outdoors, underground, above ground, public, private, and so on and so forth. …

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Offering Lancaster, PA funeral services for over 70 years.

Our five funeral homes in Lancaster County makes it easy and convenient to make arrangements and host services close to home.

  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Downtown Lancaster
  • 414 East King St.
  • 717-393-9661
  • Charles F. (Chip) Snyder, Jr. Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Lititz Pike
  • 3110 Lititz Pike
  • 717-560-5100
  • Charles F. (Chad) Snyder, III Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Millersville
  • 441 North George St.
  • 717-872-5041
  • Mark D. Burkholder Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home Lititz, PA
  • 127 South Broad St.
  • 717-626-2317
  • Jacqueline Adamson Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Bachman-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Strasburg, PA
  • 7 South Decatur Street
  • 717-687-7644
  • Norman T. Mable Funeral Director / Supervisor
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