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Episode #111 – The Duties of the Executor of an Estate

November 30th, 2016
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If you want to know more about what happens to assets after a person dies, then listen to this episode of Forever in their Hearts, where host Erik Reynolds talks with Valerie Martell, Director of Operations for Martin Brothers Funeral Services about the duties of an executor of an estate.

Episode #110 – Talking with Aging Parents about Death

November 18th, 2016
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If you want to know more about talking with aging parents about death, then listen to this episode of Forever in their Hearts, where host Erik Reynolds talks with Valerie Martell, Director of Operations for Martin Brothers Funeral Services about her experiences with the topic.

Episode #109 – How to Comfort a Grieving Teenager

November 13th, 2016
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Have you ever noticed that teenagers are complex creatures? Can you imagine how grief may intensify their already turbulent emotions? Because death often comes as a shock to the loved ones left behind, helping a teenager through this tumultuous time can be a daunting challenge. This episode focused on how to comfort a grieving teenager.

Episode #108 – Questions to Ask When Arranging a Funeral

October 28th, 2016
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Have you ever had to plan a funeral? Would you know where to turn to find authentic answers? You may have many questions to ask when arranging a funeral but not know who to ask. The funeral director is often the person to best answer these questions.

Episode #107 – Common Questions To Ask a Funeral Home

October 18th, 2016
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Have you ever had questions about planning a funeral? Would you know where to turn to find authentic answers? The funeral director is the best person to answer these questions for you. In this episode we will cover the most common questions to ask a funeral home.

Episode #106 – The Loss of an Infant and the Impact on a Relationship

October 3rd, 2016
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Do you know a family who has experienced the tragedy of the loss of an infant? Can you imagine the stress that places on the child’s parents? The trauma of losing a child can impact a couple long after the conclusion of the service at the funeral chapel.

Episode #105 – Disposing of Deceased Belongings After a Loss of a Loved One

September 19th, 2016
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What happens to someone’s personal belongings after they die? Are there ways besides photos to honor the memory of a loved one lost? The idiom “you can’t take it with you” holds a lot of truth, as when someone passes away their loved ones are left to deal with their belongings. Are there ways of disposing of deceased belongings?

Episode #104 – Funeral Options and Non Traditional Funeral Services Based on a Person’s Preference

September 9th, 2016
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Have you considered pre-planning your funeral and may be looking for non traditional funeral services? Are you aware of what information you need to make funeral pre-arrangements based on your preferences? Considering funeral options in advance can relieve your family’s burden when tragedy inevitably strikes.

Episode #103 – The Single Most Important Reason to Pre-plan a Funeral

September 1st, 2016
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Has attending a funeral ever made you think about your final wishes? Do you wonder how your family will celebrate your life after you’re gone? When you Pre-plan a Funeral, it can take a lot of the stress out of a time when families need to focus on things like healing and grief.

Episode #102 – Ideas for Personalizing a Funeral Service

August 19th, 2016
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Have you ever attended a funeral that had personalized touches to memorialize the loved one lost? Do you ever wonder how your loved ones will personalize the celebration of your life? A funeral can be as unique as the DNA of the person who passed away.

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