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How To Write A Condolence Letter

At Sholom Chapel, we understand that there are never enough words to comfort a grieving friend or relative. Although there are numerous ways of communicating condolences, taking the time to send a ...
By Tom Gallagher
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Financial Benefits of Preplanning Your Funeral

There are a variety of funeral homes that offer prearrangement services today. This means that mourners can customize every aspect of their final farewell. You can choose to prearrange the ceremony...
By Tom Gallagher
Thursday, August 11, 2022

Do I Have To Use A Burial Vault For Burial?

Numerous grieving individuals choose to bury the ashes of their deceased loved ones. However, we at Sholom Chapel have observed that many people are unaware that they must purchase a burial vault. ...
By Tom Gallagher
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Understanding The Stages Of Grief

At Sholom Chapel, we have seen that everyone processes sorrow at their own pace and in their own way. Some recover in a matter of months, while others require years. There is no right or wrong answ...
By Tom Gallagher
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

The Importance Of Saying Good-Bye

Few things in life are as traumatic as saying farewell to a dying loved one. Focus on offering love and comfort when confronted with this challenging situation. This attentiveness and the following...
By Tom Gallagher
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Sending Flowers To The Bereaved

Sending flowers with a condolence card is a kind and polite way to express your sympathies to a bereaved family. Flowers provide solace; they are visually attractive, and their vibrant colors enliv...
By Tom Gallagher
Monday, April 18, 2022

Are All Caskets The Same Size

Several clients at Sholom Chapel believe that all caskets are the same size. That is not correct. A standard-sized one will generally suffice if you need a casket for a deceased family member....
By Tom Gallagher
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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Top Tips on Staying Safe in Public During the Pandemic

During this time, social distancing and self-isolation are the only ways to stay safe. There will be occasions, though, when you must leave your home. It could be to get some necessities or run a q...

Grief Amid The Pandemic: How To Show Love And Support Through Social Distancing

After the COVID-19 outbreak began, people's interactions with one another shifted. Each person must maintain a certain social distance while avoiding unrequired interaction, and they must remain in...

How To Write An Obituary Notice

Writing an obituary notice can be tough, primarily if you’ve never written one before and are deep in sorrow, dealing with your loss. At Shalom Chapel, we often advise our clients and offer tips to...

Do You Need A Casket?

We at Sholom Chapel offer elegant personalized funeral services. Some clients have questions about whether they will need a casket during a funeral service. Here is some information that ...

5 Tips to Help Explain Death To A Child

It’s not simple to communicate the notion of death to kids and many parents dread the prospect of doing so. Parents believe that their children will learn on their own eventually. When a family mem...

What To Expect Before The Funeral

After a person passes away, their family has to plan the funeral service. There are times when the ones handling this responsibility do not know how things are done. At Sholom Chapel, we know that ...

Top Reasons To Pre-Plan Before You Need It

Death isn’t something we can avoid and yet not many of us are comfortable talking about it, let alone planning a funeral service for ourselves. However, we at Sholom Chapel have seen this trend cha...