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Earth Day

The first Earth Day was organized in the United States in 1970 as a movement to recognize the environmentally harmful practices society was placing on the environment.  Since then, Earth Day i...
By William Spence
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Considering donating your body?

Anatomical Donation is a recognized and accepted form of human body disposition in the United States. As with all manners of disposition, donating one’s body is a very personal decision. Before mak...
By William Spence
Friday, March 11, 2022

Organ and Tissue Donation verses Anatomical Donation

Anatomical Donation and Gift of Life are each programs to consider when individuals and families are considering end-of-life decisions. Both programs are designed that others benefit from another’s...
By William Spence
Thursday, March 10, 2022

Seven Ways to Save Money on Funerals

1.    Compare funeral costs: Start by requesting price lists from several funeral homes, or by checking their websites. The Federal Trade Commission requires that funeral homes ...
By William Spence
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Are vaults required in Pennsylvania?

Vaults or other types of outer burial containers are not required by federal or Pennsylvania state law to be placed in the ground prior to a casket being buried. However, most cemeteries in Lancast...
By William Spence
Monday, June 28, 2021

Welcome to Our Blog Page

Thank you for visiting Simple Funeral’s blog page. We’re working on helpful content to assist your family and loved ones with all aspects of funeral planning. Please check back soon for the launch ...
By William Spence
Monday, June 21, 2021

FEMA Funeral Assistance Applications to Open

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that beginning, Monday, April 12, 2021 Funeral Assistance Applications may begin to be submitted via their call center.  Only one a...
By William Spence
Monday, April 5, 2021

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