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    By Michael J. Neddo

    Of Cremation, Options, Costs… and Zombies?

    The Northern Lights have seen queer sights,But the queerest they ever did seeWas that night on the marge of Lake LebargeI cremated Sam McGee....

    The Man in the Mirror

    “I’m starting with the man in the mirror.I’m asking him to change his ways.If you wanna make the world a better placeTake a look...

    On the other hand… Tradition!

    “Traditions, traditions. Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as... as... as a fiddler on the roof!”  - Tevye from Fiddler on...

    Of Death and Toilet Seats

    $255 and $640. One of those is the current Social Security death benefit and the other is the price that the United States military...

    The Power of a Name

    “Hollerbach Funeral Home”, “Amigone Funeral Home”, “Burns Funeral Home and Crematory”, “Staab Polk Funeral Home”, and yes even “Ronald McDonald Funeral Home”, just some...

    A Hearse With A View

    “Daddy, did you get the hearse with the windows in the back so the dead people can look out?”    - Marissa Neddo, age...

    Service

    The following message is not real…..   “Hello, and thank you for calling Lowe-Neddo Funeral Home. Your call is very important to us and...

    What’s my line?

    "It's the circle of lifeAnd it moves us allThrough despair and hopeThrough faith and love" - "The Circle of Life" by Elton JohnWe all...

    How to Change Reality

    "Perception is reality. Change a person's perception and you change their reality."Marketing and advertising is a big business today. We cannot go anywhere without...

    I Can See Clearly Now…

    I can see clearly now, the rain is gone, I can see all obstacles in my way Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind It's...

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