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How to Know You’ve Chosen the Right Funeral Home

June 1, 2023

Talk to anyone who has lost a loved one recently and they’ll likely mention how and why they selected a particular funeral home. Maybe their friend or family member put their own arrangements in place ahead of time, including their preference of funeral home. Maybe generations of family… Read More

Is Cremation Right for You? Take Our Quiz to Find Out!

May 10, 2023

Life is full of decisions big and small. There are decisions to make in the moment, like how to spend free time, what to eat for dinner, and whether to sample the candy you purchased for trick-or-treat. Then there are decisions that require time and consideration, like whether to change… Read More

5 Ways to Help Children Remember Their Grandparents

May 5, 2023

For many children, a grandparent’s love is like none other. The security, the steadiness, the warmth – that kind of love fosters a connection that cannot be replicated. That kind of love is also why the death of a grandparent can leave a child – no matter their age –… Read More

Personal Touches that Make Your Funeral Unforgettable

April 20, 2023

At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, we realize that each of our neighbors in Cridersville wants their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful. Highlight the five senses. If a loved one had a… Read More

4 Reasons Why Now is The Best Time to Preplan

April 13, 2023

With fluctuating prices and unsettling events happening around the world at every turn, much of the future is uncertain. Preplanning your funeral is a way to take control of your future even amidst all of life’s unpredictability. Here at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, we encourage our neighbors… Read More

What Family Ownership Means For You

March 22, 2023

Since Bayliff & Son opened our doors over 75 years ago, the Bayliff family and our entire team have been committed to serving the families of Cridersville during some of their most difficult moments. It’s not just a job for us; it truly is our calling.   Every… Read More

Tips for Writing an Obituary Your Loved One Would Love

March 22, 2023

Writing an obituary can be daunting, as every family wants to honor the life lived and reflect what made their loved one special. If you are the one charged with this task, we are here to offer advice. Though distilling someone’s life into a brief piece of writing may seem… Read More

Q&A – What Are My Options for Final Disposition

February 17, 2023

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

Celebrating Valentine’s After Losing Your Partner

February 13, 2023

Holidays often trigger intense emotions in the hearts of those who have lost someone special. Valentine’s Day is no exception, especially for Cridersville who have experienced the death of a spouse or romantic partner. Whether the romance lasted 5 years or 50, this day can feel like a shock… Read More

Going Green: Caring for the Planet Even in Death

January 18, 2023

At Bayliff & Son, we want to help each family tell the story of their loved one’s life with their funeral service. If there is one thing you can say about many of the people in Cridersville, they have a healthy respect for the land, for animals,… Read More