Creating a Meaningful Tribute on a Budget

April 6, 2020

At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, it’s our privilege to serve people from all faiths, cultural backgrounds, and walks of life. It does not matter what your needs or budget are, because we are going to help you craft a service that is memorable and personal. They say the… Read More

Self-Care During a Crisis is a Must

March 18, 2020

The year 2020 is not going as planned. As COVID-19 travels across the globe, it is natural to feel heightened anxiety, disappointment, and stress. The coming days and weeks are unknown, and the unknown can be frightening. It’s important to heed local and national health guidelines, and practice self-care to… Read More

How Our Funeral Home is Managing Coronavirus

March 18, 2020

As a cornerstone in this community, and as leaders during times of tragedy and uncertainty, let us assure you that your family’s health and safety is our number one priority. Many of you have reached out asking how Bayliff & Son Funeral Home is ensuring that our community is… Read More

Q&A – What Are My Options for Final Disposition

March 16, 2020

One of the most important decisions you will make when it comes time to plan a funeral for someone you love, or for yourself when preplanning, is choosing a final resting place – or final disposition option. There are many preferences, cultural elements, and religious requirements that… Read More

I’m Not Sure Cremation is Right for Me. How Do I Decide?

February 19, 2020

In many Cridersville-area families, traditions are passed down from generation to generation. This is particularly the case when it comes to rites of passage. Think about how your family celebrates holidays, birthdays, graduations, and weddings. Chances are, there are certain foods you make, certain types of gifts you give,… Read More

Love Lost: Is It Ever Too Soon to Move On?

February 5, 2020

There is an old German proverb that says, “The death of a friend is equivalent to the loss of a limb.” If that’s true, how much more so is the pain after you lose a spouse or partner? The pain is so intense, there is actually a confirmed phenomenon called… Read More

Why Wouldn’t You Preplan Your Funeral?

January 13, 2020

Most of us don’t like to think about our own mortality – let alone plan for it. Sure, we make arrangements for other events in life. Think of the planning involved when you make a major purchase or organize a vacation or party. Not to mention the thought and time… Read More

Tips for Improving Your Life in 2020

January 6, 2020

Life can be broken down into many chapters, and 2020 is the perfect opportunity to start a brand new one. But let’s shake things up a bit and take the focus off resolutions. After all, studies show that less than 10 percent of those who make resolutions manage to stick… Read More

4 Reasons to Choose a Family-Owned Funeral Home

December 19, 2019

One of the questions we’re often asked here at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home is whether there’s any noticeable difference between a family-owned funeral home and a funeral home that is part of a corporate-owned chain. Our answer is always a resounding, “Yes!” For more than three generations… Read More

Funeral Etiquette: What to Do and What Not to Do

December 10, 2019

Learning the ropes of how to behave appropriately at a funeral service can be tricky and possibly even awkward. As you navigate this process, remember that the family of the deceased person comes first. This is their time to show how important their loved one is to them and to… Read More