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Recovering From the Loss of Your Soulmate

Accepting the loss of your soulmate is a harrowing ordeal. Long-term companions are eventually absorbed into the person they spend so much time with. There's also a chance that their demise will ha...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Thursday, August 11, 2022

How To Cope When A Loved One Is Diagnosed With A Terminal Illness

If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with a serious disease, you may feel as if the world is collapsing around you. We at Wagg Funeral Home understand that although it is exceedingly tough to...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Friday, July 29, 2022

Is A Casket Required For Cremation?

We at Wagg Funeral Home recognize several considerations to be made while organizing a funeral service for a deceased relative. However, many individuals choose cremation over burial. Before you p...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Friday, July 29, 2022

Is My Mother Entitled To A Survivor’s Pension After My Dad’s Death?

At Wagg Funeral Home, we get questions from veteran families about whether they are eligible for a survivor’s pension. About The Survivor’s Pension Plan In the Canada Pension Plan, a survivor's p...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Monday, July 4, 2022

How Much Is The Canada Pension Plan Lump Sum Death Benefit?

At Wagg Funeral Home, we've seen that several clients have queries regarding the CPP and its lump-sum payment. The following is some useful information. What Does the CPP Encompass? The CPP (Cana...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Comfort Foods For The Grieving

If you're going through a difficult time, it's imperative to watch your health. However, there's a tendency for people to overlook the importance of eating healthily. In the face of adversity, it's...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Monday, May 30, 2022

Can I Scatter Cremated Remains In A Public Place

After the cremation of a loved one, many Canadians follow the practice of scattering the ashes which you can disperse in several locations. To avoid violating local laws and regulations, however, t...
By Myles O'Riordan
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Are All Caskets The Same Size?

Several customers at Wagg Funeral Home inquire about the size of the caskets and wonder whether they are all the same size. That is not the case. A standard-sized one will usually serve if you need...

5 Advantages Of Urn Vaults

If a loved one has passed away and you are considering cremation, you will be given the person's ashes following the process. The cremains would need to be stored in a container—most often urns are...

Does A Funeral Service Have To Be Held In A Funeral Home Or Church?

There are two different events following a person's death: viewings and funerals. The body is presented before burial, and people can pay their respects to the deceased. Attendees can meet the dece...

Cremation vs. Burial Costs

While cremation has been around for centuries, not many people in North America opt for it. However, with many people preferring fewer complexes and demanding funeral arrangements, there seems to b...

Care Essentials While Grieving The Loss of a Loved One

When someone you care about passes, it can be tough to cope with the loss and the pain you experience. The way an individual grieves is a subjective experience. While you are trying to come to ter...

Can I Rent A Casket For A Ceremony Or Gathering Before Cremation?

As funeral prices continue to grow, some families may explore alternatives to save money. The expense of the coffin or casket is one of the most costly aspects of traditional funerals. Even if the ...

Ambiguous Grief and How to Deal With It

Human beings are capable of experiencing sadness in a variety of ways and for a variety of reasons. The most understandable form of grief is that produced by the loss of a loved one. Death is the e...