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Should We Plan a Visitation?

September 8, 2020

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home has been part of Cridersville for over 75 years, serving area families for generations. When our staff sits down with a family to plan a funeral, there are many decisions that need to be made. One topic of discussion… Read More

Tips for Writing a Meaningful Obituary

September 8, 2020

American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder once said, “The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” To be sure, grief is inescapable, and a part of the normal human experience after a death occurs. But one way we can express our gratitude to our loved… Read More

4 Tips for Sorting Through a Loved One’s Belongings After Death

August 17, 2020

Families who come to Bayliff & Son Funeral Home from all around Cridersville often tell us that one of the most heartbreaking moments of losing a loved one is returning to an empty home filled with memories – and possessions. Organizing items that have been collected over… Read More

Our Website, Your Online Home

August 11, 2020

In many ways, a firm’s website is a modern-day storefront, offering visitors a first impression about what they do and who they are. This is certainly the case here at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, as our website tells our family’s story and the history of the funeral… Read More

We Are Proud to Fly the Flag for Our Veterans

July 14, 2020

As we consider the young men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years, whether overseas and protecting our borders at home, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high-flying flag” take on special meaning. As Americans – and as people from Cridersville, Ohio… Read More

5 Ways to Honor Your Loved One in the Years After Their Death 

July 14, 2020

In talking to our Cridersville families over the years, many have described how grief has a tendency to “sneak in” after losing a loved one. Our staff at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home can relate. Something as simple as hearing a particular song on the… Read More

Our Family Serving Yours

June 15, 2020

Family-owned businesses, such as Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, build their reputation by delivering on their promises. For the Bayliff & Son family, this means surpassing expectations as we serve our neighbors in Cridersville. Our family has owned and operated Bayliff & Son Funeral Home for… Read More

Why Grief Often Heightens During Spring and Summer

June 10, 2020

“Every May, my mom helped me plant a garden. She died last fall and I tear up even thinking about shopping for flowers without her.” “When the weather would warm up, my grandpa made his famous BBQ chicken just about every weekend. Now that he’s gone, even the smell of… Read More

Top 5 FAQs about our pet services

May 12, 2020

French poet Anatole France wrote, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Our staff here at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home agrees – and we also understand that losing a pet creates a unique kind of sorrow. When it’s time to… Read More

4 Tips When It’s Time to Care for an Aging Parent

May 5, 2020

There is good news to share on the current health of our country: Americans are living longer than ever before. With that news comes a caveat, in that longer life spans confront us with new, and often daunting, challenges…especially when it comes to caring for an aging family member. Sometimes,… Read More