Funerals

Does It Matter If I Attend the Funeral?

Today, like never before, family and friends are spread out all over the country. School, jobs, or just personal preferences can cause us to move hundreds or thousands of miles away from El Cerrito, Berkeley, and Oakland. Combine distance with work/family responsibilities and financial or health issues,… Read More

Q&A – Social Media and Funerals

The numbers are astounding: Facebook has more than 2 billion users. Nearly 58 million photos are posted to Instagram every day. Around 8,000 tweets are sent every single second. From our meals and vacations to our kids and pets, the topics covered on social media are many and varied. But… Read More

How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

For many families, the need to plan a funeral comes unexpectedly. Complex arrangement decisions must be made during a most difficult time, and the cost of funeral services plays a large role in this planning process. Not surprisingly, most people are under the impression that funeral services… Read More

Funeral Service Options: What is Best for My Loved One?

Planning a funeral involves many personal decisions concerning how you or your loved one wish to be laid to rest. We often hear questions from the Bay Area families we serve about the major differences between the funeral options we offer and what will fit best for… Read More