Funeral Blog

There’s a lot to know about funerals.
Please take some time to familiarize yourself with some topics below

At the age of 73, May 1, 2018, Mr. Bill passed over to join his son and worry no longer. Bill was born January 4, 1945 to Dr. Demoivere and Marion Skidmore in Salt Lake City.  After graduating from East High, he trained and became......

Cherie Lindsay Lish peacefully passed away in the early morning hours on June 11, 2018. Cherie was born in Ogden, Utah September 12, 1941 to Fredrick William and Vivian Maxine (Davies) Lindsay.  Cherie was the third of 5 girls and 4 boys, 9 total loving,......

We have advisors for everything from birthing midwives to financial planners, we even have life coaches to give us advice on how to best live our daily lives. So, it makes sense that we should also have an end-of-life planner. Death is almost always the......

Sacrifice is not a word you use when someone you love dies. You don’t want to sacrifice quality, service or facilities. It is hard enough to know that this person you knew and loved is no longer there in the flesh. You will never get......

You have received news that someone has died. Maybe it was someone you knew personally, or even a relative of a friend whom you may have never met. Either way, most of the time, we don’t know what to say to the grieving, especially if......

Amazing city views, imported marble, and Tiffany stained glass windows. These are just a few of the elements you will be surrounded by when choosing City View Memoriam for your loved one’s funeral. Located in the historic Avenues, City View is not only a mortuary,......

Did you know that City View Memoriam was built in 1929, first named Salt Lake Mausoleum? It was constructed by Cecil Bryan, he built over 100 mausoleums during his lifetime and the architect of this astounding building was the nationally known Clarence Jay. Nestled in......

A funeral can provide closure after a loved one’s passing, but many people are caught unprepared for the renewed sense of loss on significant anniversary days. Birthdays, Christmas, the anniversary of their death, can all bring back the pain of their loss as a fresh......

It’s not a subject most people are comfortable thinking about, but at some point, your family and friends will need to make decisions about your funeral. If you have yet to make plans for the way you want your funeral to be conducted, you are......

Advice from a Funeral Home on How to Cope with Significant Anniversaries After a Loved One’s Passing   A funeral can provide closure after a loved one’s passing, but many people are caught unprepared for the renewed sense of loss on significant anniversary days. Birthdays,......

3 Reasons to Plan Your Funeral in Advance with a Funeral Home   It’s not a subject most people are comfortable thinking about, but at some point, your family and friends will need to make decisions about your funeral. If you have yet to make......

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......

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......

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......

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......

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......

Writing the obituary of a loved one can be a daunting task. While it’s primary purpose is to communicate the passing of a dear friend, neighbor, and family member to the community, it also serves alongside the funeral service as a memorial to honor the......

Most people are not experts when it comes to selecting and purchasing a casket, and it doesn’t get any easier in the wake of a loved one’s passing. We hope to clear up some of the confusion about caskets, and we can help you select......

  When a loved one dies, there are a lot of decisions that their next of kin must make about their funeral and burial arrangements. Some people leave instructions in their will, but often, some of the major decisions are still made by their survivors.......

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......