Funerals

Funeral Timing – It’s all Relative

Albert Einstein, one of the best-known and most influential scientists, was born 144 years ago. He was awarded a Nobel Prize, founded the major concepts of Modern Physics, and made hundreds of scientific contributions that are so complex that most of us do not fully understand their meaning. He was,… Read More

Obituaries: Why They Matter

Do you or someone you know read the obituary section of the paper every day? Some may find it a morbid practice, but in truth, the obituary is simply another means whereby we honor and celebrate the life of the deceased, and allow their memory to live on.   When… Read More

5 Ways that Funeral Services Can Help with the Grieving Process

After a loss, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the thought of planning a funeral or memorial service. In fact, some families find it so daunting they want to forego the funeral entirely.   However, our care team here at Egizi Funeral Home knows that… Read More

Personal Touches That Make Your Funeral Unforgettable

At Egizi Funeral Home, we realize that each of our neighbors in Washington Township wants their loved one’s funeral to be an unforgettable experience. Adding personal touches to a funeral ensures your loved one’s celebration is both memorable and meaningful.   Highlight the five senses. If a loved one had… Read More

Funeral Etiquette: What to Do and What Not to Do

When someone you know has a loved one pass away, the funeral is a very important moment for them. It’s a time to express their love and appreciation for their belated friend or family member, as well as to honor them through communicating through the service their loved one’s personality, culture, values,… Read More

5 Ways Funerals Are Changing

“A traditional funeral doesn’t fit who I am. Can I plan a final farewell that’s more ‘me’?” “I want to care for the earth in death just as I do in life. What are my options for a burial?” We meet with Washington Township families every day… Read More

Can I Wear Color to a Funeral And Other Funeral Etiquette Questions

At Egizi Funeral Home, we have heard many questions from families in Washington Township about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized… Read More

Is Traditional Burial Better than Cremation?

Families have to make many important and deeply personal decisions after a loved one dies, including whether to choose traditional burial or cremation. Often, this decision is a complicated one due to conflicting opinions, religious convictions, and financial considerations. That’s where the professional staff at Egizi Funeral Home comes in. We… Read More

Does It Matter If I Attend the Funeral?

Today, like never before, family and friends are spread out all over the country. School, jobs, or just personal preferences can cause us to move hundreds or thousands of miles away from each other. Combine distance with work/family responsibilities and financial or health issues and getting together for a… Read More

How to Know You’ve Chosen the Right Funeral Home

Talk to anyone who has lost a loved one recently and they’ll likely mention how and why they selected a particular funeral home. Maybe their friend or family member put their own arrangements in place ahead of time, including their preference of funeral home. Maybe generations of family… Read More