Funeral Services: Considering Your Obituary

How do we sum up our lives, or the lives of those we love, in a couple paragraph’s? Everyone is the same…We’re born. We live. We Die. What is it that we want those who love us to remember about us? Do we want to tell a story of our accomplishments with work or education, … Continue reading “Funeral Services: Considering Your Obituary”

Salt Lake City’s First Crematoriam & Mausoleum

In 1928, American Abby and Mausoleum Company began construction of Salt Lake City’s first crematorium and in 1930 the Salt Lake City Crematorium and Mausoleum opened their doors to the public. Since that opening, thousands of cremations have been performed professionally and with dignity. The Crematorium sits atop a hill overlooking the Salt Lake City … Continue reading “Salt Lake City’s First Crematoriam & Mausoleum”

Is City View Memoriam a Funeral Home?

First let me define the term funeral home.  Historically, a funeral home was a private home where people would to honor their dead.  Over time, more and more services were required by the homeowner, so special preparation rooms for cleaning, embalming, casketing and viewing the deceased had to be installed.  Thus, homes used for funerals … Continue reading “Is City View Memoriam a Funeral Home?”

Should I Consider a Mausoleum?

When it comes to planning your funeral, you have several options available. You can opt for cremation, a traditional underground burial, or you could consider a mausoleum. Before settling on any particular option, you should carefully consider pros and cons of each option and choose the one that will work best for you and your … Continue reading “Should I Consider a Mausoleum?”

3 Ways to Support a Grieving Loved One

Dealing with the passing of a loved one is a difficult process, and well intentioned friends and family can sometimes end up making it harder. It’s important to be sensitive to what a person is going through when they grieve. Here is some helpful advice on how best to comfort those who grieve, as well … Continue reading “3 Ways to Support a Grieving Loved One”