Expressing Gratitude During Difficult Times

November 19, 2019

What we do at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home gives us a unique perspective into how valuable life is – and also how challenging it can be. As we help our neighbors in Cridersville plan funerals, visitations, and receptions, we see the overwhelming love people have… Read More

A Tribute to Veterans

November 7, 2019

Today is the day we set aside to honor American veterans – those valiant soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen of the U.S. Armed Forces – who all share a dedication to the defense of freedom. For generations, veterans have honored us with this sacrifice, and so all… Read More

The Many Ways to Personalize a Loved One’s Farewell

October 24, 2019

For many of the families we serve in Cridersville and the surrounding Ohio communities, a memento of a loved one can be incredibly comforting in the days and months following a death. With many memorial items to choose from at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, you are… Read More

“Mommy, when is Grandma coming back?”— Explaining Death to Children

October 10, 2019

Knowing what to say to children when a loved one dies can be a challenge. Many Cridersville families have approached our team at ­­­­Bayliff & Son Funeral Home over the years wondering about the “best” ways to handle such a complex and emotional topic. In our work… Read More

The Difference Family Ownership Makes

September 16, 2019

When the time comes that someone you love dies, you want to be certain the funeral home you choose cares enough about you to do all it takes to understand what is important to your family. Some funeral service providers here in our community are owned by… Read More

How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful

September 9, 2019

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many Cridersville families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that… Read More

Six Reasons to Plan Your Own Funeral

August 19, 2019

Is it strange to plan your own funeral? We don’t think so. While no one likes to dwell on the idea of their own death, there are a number of advantages to preplanning with Bayliff & Son Funeral Home. Some say it’s the greatest… Read More

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts: Four Tips to Know Before You Post

August 12, 2019

Social media has enriched our lives in a lot of different ways. We’ve all heard the stories about the high school sweethearts who reconnected on Facebook and lived happily ever after. Many of us who live here in Cridersville have loved ones spread across the country with… Read More

How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

July 22, 2019

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… Read More

The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies

July 8, 2019

If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things the team at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home… Read More