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  • Understanding the Cremation and Burial Process
    Posted: 07/12/2021

    Until a loved one dies, many families in Akron, Cleveland, and Bedford Heights don’t know the extent of end-of-life options, including the details of cremation, traditional burial, and the selection of a final resting place. Our Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service staff hears questions like, “Can we have a funeral even with cremation?” “Can …
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  • Can We Plan a Memorial for a Loved One Who Died Last Year?
    Posted: 07/06/2021

    For many families in Akron, Cleveland, and Bedford Heights, the coronavirus outbreak dramatically changed the way they said goodbye to loved ones who died. No more visitations with guests giving one another handshakes and hugs to offer support. No more big public funerals as loved ones near and far gather to cry and laugh, linger, …
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  • Ideas for Reconnecting with Life After a Loss
    Posted: 06/07/2021

    It’s quite usual – and normal – for people who have suffered a loss to go into a kind of isolation. It’s common to feel tremendous sorrow and dislocation even long after the funeral service is over. The normal routines of life have been cruelly interrupted. At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, we have …
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  • Is a Funeral Worth the Hassle and Expense?
    Posted: 06/02/2021

    When a loved one dies, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. The details, the cost, and the emotional investment may seem to add more stress to an already difficult situation. At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, we know it’s extremely important to honor and celebrate the life of a …
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  • Creating a Meaningful Tribute on a Budget
    Posted: 05/17/2021

    At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service, it’s our privilege to serve people from all faiths, cultural backgrounds, and walks of life. It does not matter what your needs or budget are, because we are going to help you craft a service that is memorable and personal. They say the best things in life are …
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  • 5 Tips for Helping Grieving Teens
    Posted: 05/10/2021

    Grief is overwhelming at any age, but the death of a loved one can be especially tough for teenagers, who are already dealing with the ups and downs of adolescence. Our staff at Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service  has a lot of experience planning funeral arrangements with families, and we realize trying to make …
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  • How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful
    Posted: 04/12/2021

    Years ago, there was one factor that kept many Cleveland-area families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that was meaningful and told the story of their loved one’s life. Of course, this is not true.  Funeral traditions are …
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  • Funeral Etiquette
    Posted: 04/07/2021

    At Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service , we have heard many questions from the Akron, Cleveland, and Bedford Heights community about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral …
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  • 6 Reasons to Plan Your Own Funeral
    Posted: 03/15/2021

    Is it strange to plan your own funeral? We don’t think so. While no one likes to dwell on the idea of their own death, there are a number of advantages to preplanning with Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service. Some of our neighbors in the Cleveland-area say it’s the greatest gift of love you …
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  • The Difference Family Ownership Makes
    Posted: 03/03/2021

    When the time comes that someone you love dies, you want to be certain the funeral home you choose cares enough about you to do all it takes to understand what is important to your family. Some funeral service providers here in Cleveland, Bedford Heights, and Akron and surrounding communities are owned by large corporations …
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