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What are Our Options? Alternatives to Traditional Funerals

May 10, 2021

If a member of our care team asked you what you envision for your own funeral, what would you say? Would it look like other services you have attended, perhaps held in a place of worship or a funeral home? Would you want a formal gathering, solemn in… Read More

The Physical Effects of Grief

May 5, 2021

When Diane’s mother died after a long battle with cancer and Alzheimer’s, Diane felt both grieved and relieved. For years, she had juggled caregiving for her mother, a demanding job as a nurse, and parenting two teenagers. It was an exhausting combination. Diane figured that after her mother’s… Read More

How To Embrace Life During a Season Of Uncertainty

April 12, 2021

Families in Cridersville know that life changes are around every corner. With all the uncertainty we’re consistently exposed to, especially under COVID-19 circumstances, it’s possible you may be feeling a bit unsure of what happens next. While no one really knows the answer, we do know that uncertainty can’t… Read More

Local Impact of Family Ownership

April 7, 2021

At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, we’re firm believers that family is everything, and because our family has been in the area for generations, our roots run deep here in Cridersville. For over 75 years, families have looked to us for help during life’s most difficult… Read More

When You Don’t Know What to Say at a Visitation

March 8, 2021

We’ve talked to countless people in Cridersville  over the years who have a story like this one: My elderly neighbor died last week and I read in her online obituary that there’s a visitation, funeral, and reception this weekend. I cared about my neighbor and want to… Read More

Why More People are Writing Light-Hearted Obituaries

March 5, 2021

When you think of writing a meaningful obituary for a loved one who has died, adding light-hearted stories or details may not occur to you. Yet more families in Cridersville and beyond are featuring funny, optimistic, and even playful content in an attempt to express what their loved… Read More

Why is a Permanent Memorial for a Veteran Important?

February 8, 2021

At Bayliff & Son Funeral Home , we can’t think of a higher privilege than laying a veteran to rest, and we’re honored to do our part in commemorating the lives of our servicemen and women. It’s not every day we come across people as brave and courageous… Read More

How to Help a Grieving Loved One

February 2, 2021

Grief hits every person differently. It can manifest itself in anger, isolation, depression, and many other unexpected emotions. As you support someone who has lost a loved one, it is important to know how to help them during this difficult time. When you try to console a friend… Read More

Our Family Serving Yours

January 11, 2021

Family-owned businesses, such as Bayliff & Son Funeral Home build their reputation by delivering on their promises. For the Bayliff & Son family, this means surpassing expectations as we serve our neighbors in Cridersville. Our family has owned and operated Bayliff & Son Funeral Home for more than 75… Read More

Why Gratitude is Important for the New Year

January 4, 2021

The new year is approaching, and we know many of our neighbors in Cridersville are thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. This is the time for not only a refresh, but it’s a chance to consciously do something different in the coming year. Our New Year’s resolution here at… Read More