Celebration of Life Ideas

A celebration of life is a personal and meaningful touch added to a funeral or memorial service in order to pay tribute to a life lived. As you consider the kind of celebration that best fits your loved one—or yourself, if you are planning ahead—remember that you are limited only by your imagination. Whether consideri...READ MORE


How do I customize a funeral?

Planning a special celebration for a loved one—or for yourself before the time of need—is a crucial part of the grieving process. When planning, start with your unique memories, stories and ideas to begin creating a special celebration of life. Personalizing a service or memorial can mean adding small details to a tra...READ MORE

Pre-need Funerals

Funeral Preplanning – Mistakes to Avoid

The Boyd Funeral Home staff, right here in Marion, Ohio, can help give you or a family member some guidance on the dos and don’ts of funeral preplanning. To start, below are some common mistakes to avoid....READ MORE


How to Comfort Someone Who Is Grieving Through Text

You've just heard of a dear friend's loss. Maybe you're at work, or in another town, or ready to drop everything and come over to be there to comfort someone close to you who is grieving. Or, perhaps the funeral is over and you want to continue showing your support. Life goes on, but for your grieving frie...READ MORE


Meaningful Condolence Gifts for Grieving Loved Ones

If someone you know and love has lost someone close to them, all you want to do is help. When words are not enough, we can show our support with a care package that may help ease their pain. Whether you choose a gift that helps your friend through the grieving process, or one that honors the memory of their loved one,...READ MORE

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