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How a Celebrant Helps a Family Heal

The loss of a loved one is an overwhelming and stressful time for a family. It is a time filled with sadness and grief, which can make it difficult to remember the good times that were shared with ...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Importance of Honoring your Loved One’s Funeral Wishes

The passing of a loved one can be a difficult and overwhelming time for every party involved. However, when it comes to planning the funeral, sometimes our own expectations and the desires of the d...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Choosing the Perfect Songs for the Funeral Service

It’s important to remember that a funeral service is a celebration of life and a final moment to celebrate the deceased. When it comes to music selection at the service and memorial, it can sometim...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Trust the Feeling of Moving On, Even if your Heart Doesn’t Feel Ready

The passing of a loved one can be one of the most dificult events that we experience. The majority of the popoulation will experiences some sort of lose at one point or another. Everyone experience...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

How Do You Say Goodbye?

The initial feeling of shock and pain that you experience when you first learn of the passing of a loved one is part of the grieving process. As you go through this process you will start to feel a...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Monday, January 30, 2017

Should I Attend the Funeral or Not?

Should I Go to the Funeral? A funeral is a difficult event to attend for everyone present. However, sometimes, one of the challenges may be whether to attend the funeral or not. Its important to r...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Monday, January 16, 2017

Do Women Serve as Pall Bearers at a Funeral?

At Wagg Funeral Home, we specialise in providing a wide array of services for the funeral of your loved ones. From the start to the finish, you can expect that we will be there to handle everything...
By Myles O'Riordan
In Our Blogs
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Previous Posts

The Importance of a Funeral Procession

The question on whether a funeral procession has been heavily discussed, however, what most people fail to understand is that this is the last time you are spending with the deceased, therefore a p...

Does The Catholic Church Forbid Cremation at The Time of Death?

Today, cremation is becoming a more popular option in funeral service. However, a cremation service is comparatively new to the Catholic funeral service, because it was banned by the church until 1...

Cremation vs. Burial… How to Decide Which is Best

One of the questions that people ask the staff of Wagg Funeral Home is whether they should opt for a cremation or burial service for their loved one. People often choose cremation over burial becau...

Can I Have a Cremation and a Visitation

Cremations have been getting more and more common as an option for laying a loved one down to rest. This type of service allows for families to memorialize their loved one’s ashes and have the flex...

Canadian Veterans Benefits

It is with great gratitude that we thank the Canadian Armed Forces for defending and protecting our country. These honourable individuals are dedicated and loyal to our homeland. The Canadian Gover...

How does a Celebration of Life Differ from a Funeral?

Both funerals and celebrations of life serve the sole purpose of acknowledging the life of loved one. As family and friends gather to provide support to each other, they pay their respects to the d...

Unique Memorials from Around the World

There are many reasons why knowing about different memorials from around the world may resonate with you. You may be searching for inspiration to apply to a loved one’s funeral or simply may be int...