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What Happens to Social Media Accounts When a Loved One Dies?

October 14, 2021

It’s a question our staff is hearing more and more often these days at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home: “My sister/aunt/friend has died, but their social media is still active. What can I do to turn it off?” Others have asked us what will happen to their own… Read More

Is a Funeral Worth the Hassle and Expense?

October 8, 2021

When a loved one dies, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. The details, the cost, and the emotional investment may seem to add more stress to an already difficult situation. At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, we know it’s extremely important to… Read More

When your Family Needs Help, Trust Our Family

September 13, 2021

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces,” said Spanish philosopher George Santayana. It may sound like a cliché, but for good reason: Family is important. No matter what your family looks like—big or small, from the same genetic tree or related by choice—these are the people who share the highs… Read More

My Loved One Said, “No Funeral.” What Should I Do?

September 8, 2021

This is an issue we hear about time and time again at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home: What should I do when my loved one made it clear he or she does not want a funeral or memorial service? What your loved one may be thinking this… Read More

Your Family’s Wishes vs. Your Wishes:

August 9, 2021

One of the primary benefits of planning your own funeral is having the ability to make your wishes known. Your family undoubtedly wants to honor you by fulfilling your final wishes, and preplanning allows you to communicate those desires to them clearly. If for any reason, there could… Read More

Can We Plan a Memorial for a Loved One Who Died Last Year?

August 2, 2021

For many families in Cridersville, the coronavirus outbreak dramatically changed the way they said goodbye to loved ones who died. No more visitations with guests giving one another handshakes and hugs to offer support. No more open, public funerals as loved ones near and far gather… Read More

How to Make a Veteran’s Funeral Special

July 12, 2021

Our staff at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home agrees there is no greater honor than caring for veterans and their families. We will never forget moving moments like these: Soldiers presenting the folded American flag to a grieving family. A bugler playing Taps. A three-gun volley fired… Read More

Creating a Memorial Garden Helps in Healing After a Loss

July 6, 2021

There’s an old Chinese proverb that says, “If you want to be happy for a lifetime, be a gardener.” Our Bayliff & Son Funeral Home staff wants to give this sentiment a new twist by saying, “If you want help healing after a loss, be a gardener.” In… Read More

Your Questions about Cremation…Answered

June 7, 2021

For families in Cridersville the choice of whether to have a traditional burial or cremation can be very personal. You have to take into consideration preferences, religious and cultural beliefs, and budget. At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, we believe, ultimately, you have to decide what makes… Read More

Meaningful Ways to Honor a Veteran

June 2, 2021

Throughout our many years of serving Cridersville families, For us, it’s one way to say thank you to those brave men and women who give so much to protect our American ideals of freedom, justice, and equality. Our servicemen and women magnify the courage and national pride that sets… Read More