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  • Coping with the Loss of a Parent
    Posted: 06/19/2024

    Losing a parent is a particular loss that hits every individual differently. No matter when or how the death occurs, the corresponding grief can be incredibly difficult to face. Perhaps you spoke frequently with your mother or father and now find it unbearable that you can’t call or text them to catch up. At Calhoun …
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  • We Are Proud to Fly the Flag for Our Veterans
    Posted: 05/17/2024

    As we consider the young men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years, whether overseas or protecting our borders at home, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high-flying flag” take on special meaning. As Americans – and as people from Northeast Ohio, we are so proud of what …
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  • 7 Unusual Funeral Terms You May Not Know
    Posted: 05/17/2024

    People who aren’t involved in the funeral industry may not understand a lot of the terms that come up while they’re planning a funeral or memorial service. To help our neighbors in Northeast Ohio and beyond navigate this unfamiliar territory, our team at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service put together a list of 7 unusual funeral terms …
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  • How a Funeral Reception Helps Loved Ones Heal
    Posted: 04/11/2024

    We can’t tell you how many times people have told our staff at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service that attending their loved one’s funeral was a blur. That the time went by so quickly that they didn’t have a chance to reflect or connect with family and friends.    Having attended countless funerals in Northeast …
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  • What Family Ownership Means For You
    Posted: 04/11/2024

    Since Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service opened our doors about three decades ago, Byron Calhoun and our entire team have been committed to serving the families of Northeast Ohio and beyond during some of their most difficult moments. It’s not just a job for us; it truly is our calling.   Every day, you hear …
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  • 5 Tips for Prioritizing Your Mental Health
    Posted: 03/14/2024

    At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, we know it’s not always easy to prioritize your own self-care or mental health, especially if you are a parent or someone in a caretaking position. We support our neighbors in Northeast Ohio and Beyond in managing their mental health, especially during difficult times like grieving a loved one. If …
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  • Tips for Choosing Your Final Resting Place
    Posted: 03/14/2024

    Our knowledgeable staff at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service knows how challenging it can be for some of our neighbors in Northeast Ohio and beyond to decide where they’d like to be laid to rest. There are so many options and many important factors to consider. Here are some tips to keep in mind …
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  • Why More People Are Choosing Cremation for Their Loved Ones
    Posted: 02/13/2024

    More Americans than ever are choosing cremation – and it’s estimated that the number will only continue to rise. Our staff members at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service receive a lot of questions from our neighbors throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond about why this is the case. There are many reasons families are choosing …
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  • Celebrating Valentine’s After Losing Your Partner
    Posted: 02/13/2024

    Holidays often trigger intense emotions in the hearts of those who have lost someone special. Valentine’s Day is no exception, especially for Ohioans who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner. Whether the romance lasted 5 years or 50, this day can feel like a shock to the system. Our dedicated staff …
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  • Obituaries: Why They Matter
    Posted: 01/15/2024

    Do you or someone you know read the obituary section of the paper every day?  Some may find it a morbid practice, but in truth, the obituary is simply another means whereby we honor and celebrate the life of the deceased, and allow their memory to live on. When losing a loved one there are …
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