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  • A Tribute to Veterans
    Posted: 11/07/2022

    Today is the day we set aside to honor American veterans – those valiant soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen of the U.S. Armed Forces – who all share a dedication to the defense of freedom. For generations, veterans have honored us with this sacrifice, and so all of us here at Calhoun Funeral …
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  • Special Ways to Remember Loved Ones on Thanksgiving
    Posted: 11/07/2022

    The holidays, especially family-focused celebrations like Thanksgiving, are some of the toughest times of the year if you’re grieving the death of a loved one. Meaningful traditions coupled with time spent with family and friends can bring back memories of that special person who’s no longer with you.   At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation …
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  • Four of the Most Popular Personalization Options
    Posted: 10/12/2022

    At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, one of the questions we are often asked is, “How can I make the service for my loved one feel more personal?” This is a question our experienced team welcomes from the families we serve in Northeast Ohio and beyond, knowing how much a meaningful service can help …
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  • How to Choose a Funeral Home
    Posted: 10/10/2022

    Selecting a funeral home isn’t something many families in Northeast Ohio and beyond think about – until a need arises. Our caring team at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service understands that choosing a funeral home is a significant decision to make during an already difficult time. We’re here to help our neighbors in Northeast …
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  • Does It Matter If I Attend the Funeral?
    Posted: 09/28/2022

    Today, like never before, family and friends are spread out all over the country. School, jobs, or just personal preferences can cause us to move hundreds or thousands of miles away from each other. Combine distance with work/family responsibilities and financial or health issues, and getting together for a funeral can prove to be very …
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  • Why More People are Writing Light-Hearted Obituaries
    Posted: 09/28/2022

    When you think of writing a meaningful obituary for a loved one who has died, adding light-hearted stories or details may not occur to you. Yet more families in the Northeast Ohio area and beyond are featuring funny, optimistic, and even playful content in an attempt to express what their loved one meant to them. …
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  • Q&A – What Are My Options for Final Disposition
    Posted: 08/19/2022

    One of the most important decisions you will make when it comes time to plan a funeral for someone you love, or for yourself when preplanning, is choosing a final resting place – or final disposition option. There are many preferences, cultural elements, and religious requirements that can go into such a decision, and the …
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  • Unique Ways to Remember Your Loved One on Their Birthday
    Posted: 08/19/2022

    Many people tell us that one of the most difficult parts after losing a loved one is the “big days” that happen throughout the year. Holidays, anniversaries, birthdays – especially the birthday of the person who is no longer alive. A day that should be filled with fun and celebration now signifies loss.The love one’s …
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  • To Post or Not to Post After a Loved One’s Death
    Posted: 07/25/2022

    In today’s day and age, it can be difficult to navigate the unwritten rules of social media. And when it comes to sharing news about the death of a loved one, these waters become extra murky. Should you post about the death? If so, when? What details are appropriate to include – and leave out? …
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  • 3 Preplanning Mistakes to Avoid  
    Posted: 07/25/2022

    Time and time again, we hear from Ohioans who’ve had this experience: After attending a funeral for a loved one, they decide it would be a good idea to express their preferences for their own funeral. After all, it’s common to have more opinions about your own end-of-life tribute than you might expect. Opinions about …
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