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  • 5 Tips to Help a Grieving Pet
    Posted: 02/25/2022

    At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, we meet with families in Akron, Cleveland, and Bedford Heights every day whose lives have been upended after the death of a friend or family member. When the person who died owned an animal, there is often discussion on how family pets react to loss. After all, as …
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  • How Grief Rituals Help on Valentine’s Day
    Posted: 02/11/2022

    Since the Middle Ages, Valentine’s Day has been defined as a day specifically for love and affection. At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, we hear from families in Akron, Cleveland, and Bedford Heights who say it’s a tough holiday to face when you’ve recently lost someone special – and  it might be especially difficult …
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  • Surviving the Winter Blues
    Posted: 01/19/2022

    Even living in the beautiful state of Ohio, the winter months can get a little hard and maybe even depressing, as the days get shorter and the temperature dips. This can be even more true if you’ve recently lost a loved one. But it is important to try and keep your spirits up, and there …
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  • Personalization: Show What Made Your Loved One Special
    Posted: 01/19/2022

    At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, we believe every life in Akron, Cleveland, and Bedford Heights represents a unique story. When it comes time to say goodbye to your loved one, our goal is to help you tell their own story in the most meaningful, personal way possible. Our trained staff will spend time …
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  • What Happens to Social Media Accounts When a Loved One Dies?
    Posted: 12/14/2021

    It’s a question our staff is hearing more and more often these days at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service: “My sister/aunt/friend has died, but their social media is still active. What can I do to turn it off?” Others have asked us what will happen to their own posts, photos, and videos after they …
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  • 8 Tips for Managing Grief During the Holidays
    Posted: 12/09/2021

    For  families in Akron, Cleveland, and Bedford Heights who have lost a loved one recently, we know the holidays are going to look and feel different – especially in light of COVID-19. Our caring team at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service see this every day, as we meet with our neighbors to plan funerals …
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  • How to Honor a Loved One During the Holiday Season
    Posted: 11/08/2021

    People tend to feel more nostalgic during the holiday season, as time spent with family and friends awakens past memories. Nostalgia helps us maintain a strong sense of personal belonging and community. When the holidays roll around, many people are looking for ways to honor a loved one that are both positive and healthy. At …
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  • Meaningful Ways to Honor a Veteran
    Posted: 11/03/2021

    Throughout our many years of serving Akron, Bedford Heights, and Cleveland families, our staff at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service: There is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. For us, it’s one way to say thank you to those brave men and women who give so much to protect our …
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  • When Coping with Loss, Grief Has No Timetable
    Posted: 10/14/2021

    After losing a loved one, your life will be shaken up in a number of ways that you will have never imagined or expected. While you can trust us at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service to be there for you throughout this entire process, we understand that it takes time to heal – and …
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  • 4 Reasons to Choose a Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Posted: 10/08/2021

    One of the questions we’re often asked here at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service is whether there’s any noticeable difference between a family-owned funeral home and a funeral home that is part of a corporate-owned chain. Our answer is always a resounding, “Yes!” For more than 65 years, our family has been committed to …
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