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Four of the Most Popular Personalization Options

October 4, 2022

At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, one of the questions we are often asked is, “How can I make the service for my loved one feel more personal?” This is a question our experienced team welcomes from the Auglaize County families we serve, knowing how much a… Read More

4 Ways Funerals Are Changing

September 12, 2022

“A traditional funeral doesn’t fit who I am. Can I plan a final farewell that’s more ‘me’?” “I want to care for the earth in death just as I do in life. What are my options for a green burial?” “I’d love for my friends and family to… Read More

Empowering Those at the End of Their Lives Through Preplanning

September 7, 2022

People can be a little unsettled by a discussion about death, but it’s so important that end-of-life discussions happen within all Cridersville families, as well as between a family or individual and a trusted funeral home. From our experience at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, making prearrangements… Read More

A Tale of Two Funerals: Family Owned V. Corporate

August 8, 2022

Family-owned funeral homes like Bayliff & Son Funeral Home have become harder to find over the years, as large corporations purchase one after another funeral home that was originally founded by a family. But here in Cridersville, our family has been serving our neighbors for three generations… Read More

5 Tips for Helping Grieving Teens

August 8, 2022

Grief is overwhelming at any age, but the death of a loved one can be especially tough for teenagers, who are already dealing with the ups and downs of adolescence. Our staff at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home has a lot of experience planning funeral… Read More

Is Traditional Burial Better than Cremation?

July 12, 2022

 Families have to make many important and deeply personal decisions after a loved one dies, including whether to choose traditional burial or cremation. Often, this decision is a complicated one due to conflicting opinions, religious convictions, and financial considerations. That’s where the professional staff at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home… Read More

Funeral Etiquette

July 6, 2022

At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, we have heard many questions from the Cridersville community about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide… Read More

Understanding the Cremation and Burial Process

June 15, 2022

Until a loved one dies, many families in Cridersville don’t know the extent of end-of-life options, including the details of cremation, traditional burial, and the selection of a final resting place. Our Bayliff & Son Funeral Home staff hears questions like, “Can we have a funeral… Read More

Helpful Tips for Grieving Men

June 13, 2022

Dealing with the loss of a loved one takes a lot out of everyone. That’s why Bayliff & Son Funeral Home is here – to help hurting families in Cridersville plan funeral services, giving them the time they need to grieve their loss. Experts also agree… Read More

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

May 9, 2022

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. Read More