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Honoring a Loved One with a Charitable Donation During the Holidays

November 5, 2020

One of the things many people face when grieving the loss of a loved one is the fear of forgetting him or her and what they meant to you. Here at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, our team is committed to helping our neighbors in Cridersville… Read More

A Letter to Grieving Mothers

October 14, 2020

Dear grieving mothers, It’s not supposed to be this way. This is not the life you dreamed of, hoped for, expected. Parents aren’t supposed to bury their children; parents are supposed to die first. That’s the natural order of things. What you’ve experienced is unnatural. It feels wrong because it… Read More

Expressing Gratitude During Difficult Times

October 7, 2020

What we do at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home gives us a unique perspective into how valuable life is – and also how challenging it can be. As we help our neighbors in Cridersville plan funerals, visitations, and receptions, we see the overwhelming love people have… Read More

The Many Options That Come with Cremation

October 7, 2020

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral: People used to believe that if they chose cremation they could not have a funeral service, or if they did, it wouldn’t be as meaningful as it might be… Read More

Should We Plan a Visitation?

September 8, 2020

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home has been part of Cridersville for over 75 years, serving area families for generations. When our staff sits down with a family to plan a funeral, there are many decisions that need to be made. One topic of discussion… Read More

Tips for Writing a Meaningful Obituary

September 8, 2020

American playwright and novelist Thornton Wilder once said, “The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” To be sure, grief is inescapable, and a part of the normal human experience after a death occurs. But one way we can express our gratitude to our loved… Read More

4 Tips for Sorting Through a Loved One’s Belongings After Death

August 17, 2020

Families who come to Bayliff & Son Funeral Home from all around Cridersville often tell us that one of the most heartbreaking moments of losing a loved one is returning to an empty home filled with memories – and possessions. Organizing items that have been collected over… Read More

Our Website, Your Online Home

August 11, 2020

In many ways, a firm’s website is a modern-day storefront, offering visitors a first impression about what they do and who they are. This is certainly the case here at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, as our website tells our family’s story and the history of the funeral… Read More

We Are Proud to Fly the Flag for Our Veterans

July 14, 2020

As we consider the young men and women who have fought for our freedom throughout the years, whether overseas and protecting our borders at home, the words “You’re a grand ole’ flag, you’re a high-flying flag” take on special meaning. As Americans – and as people from Cridersville, Ohio… Read More

5 Ways to Honor Your Loved One in the Years After Their Death 

July 14, 2020

In talking to our Cridersville families over the years, many have described how grief has a tendency to “sneak in” after losing a loved one. Our staff at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home can relate. Something as simple as hearing a particular song on the… Read More