The Importance of Open Casket Viewing.

Posted on: September 26th, 2014
Posted by: Pfeifer Staff Funeral Personalization, Grief Support
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Perhaps since the beginning of humanity there has been a concern for the care of the remains of loved ones after their passing. Various cultures and religions have each adopted approaches to allow mourners to pay their last respects to the deceased as well as address the myriad of emotions which accompany the loss of […]


The Incorruptible Remains of Saints

Posted on: March 21st, 2014
Posted by: Pfeifer Staff Funeral History
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Catholicism is a religion steeped in tradition, ritual and mystery. For centuries, many of its practices and beliefs have captured the imagination of people around the world, regardless of their beliefs. One such mystery is that of the Incorruptible Remains of Saints. Going back over a thousand years, this phenomenon has been the subject of […]


Is your money safe when preplanning?

Posted on: March 14th, 2014
Posted by: Pfeifer Staff Pre-planning
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Planning for funeral expenses should be part of a persons overall long-term financial goals. This kind of planning offers security and peace of mind, knowing that during difficult times there is one less thing to worry about. Most people tend to feel uncomfortable planning for end-of-life and funeral needs, particularly in western society. In recent […]


Choosing the right casket

Posted on: March 6th, 2014
Posted by: Pfeifer Staff Pre-planning
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Dealing with the death of a loved one is difficult enough, planning the funeral should not have to be. One of the most important aspects of planning a funeral is choosing the right casket. Your loved one’s funeral is the time to honor the life that he/she lived.  You may want to choose a casket […]


Funeral and burial traditions in practice during the time of Jesus Christ.

Posted on: February 17th, 2014
Posted by: Pfeifer Staff Funeral History
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Death is an inescapable part of the human experience, and cultures the world over have developed their own traditions to deal with its impact. In the Western world, many of the funeral and burial traditions we follow to this day have their roots in the funeral and burial traditions in practice during the time of […]