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

With a Livestream Service, You Can Still Be Present for a Loved One’s Funeral

April 16, 2020

As COVID-19 regulations continue to restrict the number of people who can gather in Cridersville, many families are facing their loved one’s death alone – without the benefits of gathering for a visitation, funeral, burial, or reception. At a time like this, when groups aren’t able to… Read More

5 Ways to Relieve Loneliness During a Quarantine

April 13, 2020

All across Cridersville, people are spending their days inside waiting for the end of the COVID-19 crisis. At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, we are doing our best to serve our community during this time of uncertainty. We know that many of you are separated from family, friends, and neighbors. Read More

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