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Blog Posts in 2013

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Do You Ever Stop Grieving the Loss of a Loved One?

After you lose someone you love, the grief can be overwhelming. Often, the truly difficult part comes after you leave the funeral home and life returns to normal for those around you. When you lose a ...
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A Glimpse into South Korean Funeral Rituals

During a funeral, recognizing cultural customs are important. Historically, South Korean funeral rituals were very elaborate, but in modern times, traditions have become more simplified. At Mountain ...
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Ways to Honor Your Deceased Loved One at Your Wedding

The absence of a lost loved one can weigh heavily during weddings and other special occasions. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find a way to pay tribute to a deceased loved one at a wedding without ...
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How Different Cultures Honor Their Deceased Loved Ones

Each culture has its own way of paying tribute to lost loved ones. One tradition in many Spanish-speaking cultures is the Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. This day gives people a chance to ...
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Tips To Help Ease the Grieving Process

The loss of a loved one causes irreversible changes. With time; however, you may find that you grow to accept the loss. Although you will never forget those who have passed on, you may find some sense ...
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Mountain View Re-pack Event

What an awesome Mountain View team turn out for the Re-pack event @ the Emergency Food Network here in Lakewood!! Erin Twilley, Bryndi Riggs, Terri Dahm, Pattii Painton, Vicki Reed, Bobby McGee, ...
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Helping Someone You Love Cope with the Death of a Spouse

When someone you love has lost a spouse, it’s important to remember that everyone grieves differently. Adjust how you interact with your loved one in accordance with his or her needs. For ...
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A Closer Look at Russian Funeral Ceremonies

Adhering to treasured national customs is one way to honor your loved one’s final wishes. Russian funeral ceremonies often follow in the traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church, which retains ...
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A Guide to Funeral Planning

When a loved one passes, there are typically only a few days in which to plan the funeral service. This is one reason why many people are choosing to preplan their funerals. When making the ...
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Taking a Look at Traditional Chinese Funeral Ceremonies

Many cultures have age-old conventions that they practice upon the death of individuals in their community, and Chinese society is no different. This culture has very specific rites that they ...
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Inside the Different Stages of Grief

The loss of a loved one can bring on emotions that rise and fall without notice and overwhelm the senses. Such feelings are normal. No two people experience grief in the same way, so no judgment can ...
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A Guide to Selecting Funeral Flowers

If you would like to show your regard for someone who has died or sympathy for his family, you may want to send flowers to the funeral home at which the services will take place. Choosing the right ...
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Arranging a Cremation Service for Your Loved One

Cremation is a viable alternative for individuals who do not want a burial. If your loved one wanted to be cremated instead of buried, you have several options. Direct cremation is one choice. This ...
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Common Traditions During a Mexican American Funeral Ceremony

People around the world have different attitudes toward death. One of the most positive national attitudes toward death can be found in Mexico, where death is not a taboo subject but rather something ...
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Finding the Support You Need to Cope with Grief and Loss

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult situations anyone will ever be faced with. Whether you are saying goodbye to a close friend or relative, the grief and sadness you feel at the loss may ...
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Ideas for Planning a Meaningful Memorial Service

The memorial service allows the family and friends of a deceased person to celebrate his or her life in a personal way. Memorial services may be held in tandem with or as an alternative to a funeral, ...
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Memorial Service Planning Tips

A memorial service is an ideal way to commemorate the life of a loved one. It also provides those who are in mourning with a setting in which they can honor the deceased in a formal manner. For advice ...
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Memorialization Services: Understanding Your Options [INFOGRAPHIC]

When a loved one passes, honoring his or her life with a fitting memorial service is the first step in healing. There are no rules when it comes to planning a service. You can design a personalized ...
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A Brief Guide to Appropriate Funeral Condolences

The feelings we experience following the loss of a loved one often confuse even ourselves. Trying to put them into words and expressing how we feel to the lovers, parents, siblings, and best friends ...
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Coping with the Unexpected Loss of a Loved One

Death is challenging under nearly any circumstances. However, when the death of a loved one happens unexpectedly, coping can be even more challenging. Individuals may experience a variety of intense ...
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The Benefits of Planning Your Funeral In Advance

While funeral planning might not be the most appealing item on your to-do list, taking the time to make your wishes clear prior to your departure is a task worth undertaking. For starters, ...
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Helping Your Child Understand and Deal with Death

Death can be a challenging topic for anyone, but particularly for children who may not be properly equipped to understand grief and loss. However, you can help your child understand loss by speaking ...
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Helping Your Child Understand and Deal with Death

Death can be a challenging topic for anyone, but particularly for children who may not be properly equipped to understand grief and loss. However, you can help your child understand loss by speaking ...
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Cemetery Cremation Options

If your loved one expressed a desire to be cremated during his or her lifetime, Mountain View Funeral Home can help you accommodate those wishes with our cremation services. Our caring staff will ...
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Being There for Someone Who Has Experienced Loss

When someone you care about loses a loved one, you can help by providing comfort and support. First and foremost, be physically present. Because everyone copes with grief differently, individuals may ...
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