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Episode #076 – Raising Children after the Death of your Spouse

November 27th, 2015

Raising children is a difficult job. Can you imagine how much more difficult it is when a spouse dies? Are you or is someone you know in this situation? Losing a spouse is heartbreaking, but much more so when there are young children grieving with you.

Episode #075 – Grief During the Holidays and How to Cope

November 20th, 2015

If you want to know more about grief during the holidays, 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 challenge of getting through the holidays while grieving a loved one lost.

Episode #074 – Memorials and Funerals for Smaller Groups

November 13th, 2015

Not every funeral service or memorial will be attended by a large crowd. Have you ever been to a funeral or memorial attended by a small group of mourners? Are you aware of the venues to hold funerals for small groups? A funeral is important regardless of the number of people who attend.

Episode #073 – How to Talk to Grieving People: Words to Say

November 6th, 2015

Grief is one of the darkest emotions humans can face in their lifetimes. Have you ever grieved over a loved one lost? Do you know how to help others through the grieving process? Know what to say, or what not to say, can help you when dealing with someone who is grieving.

Episode #072 – Funeral Arrangements – What to Expect

October 29th, 2015

If you’re nervous about making funeral arrangements or pre-planning your own final wishes, then going to a consultation at a funeral home can help get you over those initial qualms.

Episode #071 – How Your Loved One Is Handled: Care Before the Funeral

October 23rd, 2015

Death is a scary topic for many, not only the thought of dying, but also the questions about what happens to someone’s body after they die. What happens, for example, to your loved one after the arrive at the funeral home? Hearing what happens can relieve your fear of the unknown.

Episode #070 – Funeral Customs and Creating a Meaningful Experience

October 13th, 2015

If someone close to you dies, are you aware of the different ways to create a meaningful funeral experience? Do you know all the available customs and traditions to celebrate them? Planning a funeral for a loved one lost is one of the greatest opportunities to honor them after they’re gone.

Episode #069 – Walking You Through the Funeral Pre-planning Process

October 7th, 2015

If you passed away suddenly, would your family know your final wishes? Have you taken time to consider the benefits of going through the funeral pre-planning process? Arranging your funeral plans in advance can relieve your family of the burden.

Episode #068 – How to Choose a Casket For Your Loved One

October 1st, 2015

If a loved one died, would you know how to choose a casket? Do you know the various options available? There are so many to choose from, without help it might seem overwhelming.

Episode #067 – Lasting Memorials Outside a Cemetery

September 16th, 2015

Lasting memorials were once restricted to cemeteries, where future generations could visit the final resting places of their loved ones lost. How does one visit the lasting memorial of someone who isn’t buried in a cemetery?

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