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Farewell to the Queen of Soul

MyRespects wishes to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Aretha Franklin.  A life so well lived, her sphere of influence touched and inspired millions.  Her legacy wil...

Future and Present Trends in the Funeral Industry

Future and Present Trends in the Funeral IndustryIn a recent post by Ryan Thogmartin titled, “15 Funeral News Stories Shaping the Future of Death Care”, he identifies fifteen articles that include the...

A Matter of Time

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A Matter of Time I was given a book recently, “Why Time Flies, by Alan Burdick”.  Time, and how we allot it in our daily life has always fascinated me, especially when we are grieving.  I en...

Social Changes

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Social ChangesSome people believe that coping with the loss of a loved one and the grieving process that follows are mostly about changes in relationships.  Many grief theories and models are anchored...

Service Regrets

Service RegretsThe type of memorial service you create to remember your loved one may not be as important as the effort to avoid regrets afterward.  The following are some thoughts about attempti...

Your Loss and Their Expectations

Your Loss and Their ExpectationsOften times, well-intended comments made to someone who has experienced a loss can instead be very insensitive and painful.  Some of these are all-too-familiar, such as...

Millennials Choosing Crowdfunding

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Millennials Choosing CrowdfundingThe Funeral and Memorial Information Council, (https://www.famic.org/famic-study/ ) has been studying consumer attitudes towards funeralization in the United States fo...

How do I handle my loved one's belongings after they have passed?

How do I handle my loved one’s belongings after they have passed?If there is one aspect of losing someone that can take a long time to resolve, it is the process of determining what to do with the per...

Returning to Work

Going back to work after bereavement leave can be everything from relief to misery.  Let us address the misery first, so we can leave on an up-note. Here are some of the factors that can make returnin...

Donations

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Gifting funds is the ideal way to pay your respects for the loss of a loved one.  The advent of social media has connected people on a global scale, never possible before.  These long-range...

Welcome to MyRespects.com

MyRespects is proud to announce the launch of its new website, MyRespects.com.  Our free fundraising site is intended for use for end of life and memorial costs, such as funeral, cremation and bu...