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Embalming: Do I Have To?

Whether we know it or not, the decedent has likely been embalmed when we attend their funeral. The process involves injecting them with embalming fluid, preserving them for funerals and viewings. Embalming is a generally accepted practice, at least in the United States, but it’s actually been around much longer than t...READ MORE

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Elements of a Great Obituary

Some obituaries are simply informative. They let the neighborhood know when someone in their community has passed, inform them about when and where the funeral will be held, and detail the decedent’s family who will be grieving their loved one. These are the most basic versions of an obituary. And while there’s nothin...READ MORE

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Preparing for a Funeral: What Should be Buried with a Loved One?

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy. What you do to say goodbye can also affect how you feel while you grieve. While there’s no right or wrong way to say goodbye, burying something special with your loved one can help you feel more connected to them and remind yourself how much they were loved. But what should...READ MORE

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The Changing Face of American Veterans

Veteran’s Day is the day Americans set aside to honor all who have served in the military during times of war and times of peace. We thank them all. Many books have been written and movies made about World Wars I and II, Korea, and even Vietnam. But, what do we know about our post 9/11 Veterans? Who are they? Who do w...READ MORE

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Preparing for a Funeral: What Do You Want People to Remember About Your Loved One?

When you plan a funeral, many questions arise. Should you have a burial or cremation? Should you have a visitation? What day do you have to have the ceremony? But there’s one essential question that should always be in mind during the funeral planning process: What do you want people to remember about your loved one?...READ MORE

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Billow Fairlawn Chapel & Crematory
|
85 N Miller Rd
| Akron, OH 44333
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Tel: 1-330-867-4141
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1907 23rd Street
| Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
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