Morrisset Funeral and Cremation Service

Whether it’s the painful loss of a loved one, the passing of a family pet or normal childhood curiosities about death, as a parent you will be faced with the challenge of explaining death and dying to your child.

The passing of a loved one is not easy to handle, and having to deal with the financial and emotional stress of a funeral doesn’t help ease the pain. Even though death is inevitable, most people prefer not to think about or plan for it.

For generations, a funeral director’s job changed little because families typically wanted the service to be a solemn, predictable ritual, rooted in religious practices and long-established customs. However, "this is no longer the case," said Larry Phillips of Morrissett Funeral and Crematio…

Americans dying in the early part of the 1800s died at home, for the most part, and were arranged in the front parlor or a bedroom. Candles and flowers were positioned close to the corpse to help hide the smell of decomposition as the days passed. The local cabinetmaker produced a coffin, ma…

For those who may have lost a loved one or are doing advance planning for themselves, cremation is becoming a more popular option. If you are considering cremation, or are curious to know more, here are some helpful facts.