What Am I Going to Do With Myself When I Die?

Posted on May 1, 2018 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
Posted under Family Stories, How to develop a memorial, How we can help you, How you can help others, Resources

We have Answers In a recent community survey the public told us they wanted answers to three questions.   Who will help?  How Will I Be Remembered? What can I do? We will answer these questions in depth at our Spring Seminar May 15 in downtown Charlotte at The Hall.   For a brief overview of the […]

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Having the chance to say goodbye face to face, with your family and supporters around you in a loving and calm environment, helps you heal.

The Pray Way – A Healing Funeral

Posted on February 21, 2018 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
Posted under How to develop a memorial, How we can help you, Value of a funeral

Witness to Healing There is nothing in life more difficult then the loss of a loved one.  For five generations our family and staff at Pray Funeral Home have helped countless families, overwhelmed by grief and the finality of the moment, begin the process of healing.   We have witnessed first hand how inspirational and transformational […]

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Green Burial services

Green Burial, Green Healing

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Joe Pray | 1 Comment
Posted under Family Stories, How to develop a memorial, Uncategorized

A Green Burial provides Healing in a simple ceremony Green Burial met the needs of a recent family we had the privilege of serving.  They came to us to develop a “simple” service and burial. We talked about their deceased family member’s life and the memories they would cherish and the things she stood for.  As […]

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Life stories, the best medicine for grief.

Posted on January 15, 2016 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
Posted under Family Stories, How to develop a memorial

Life Stories help families heal their Grief. I have heard many wonderful life stories as I’ve met with families to plan a meaningful life celebration for a family member.    I ask them to recall their favorite stories and memories about the person who has died.    Recounting these life stories is important because it makes […]

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Funeral Palooza

Posted on October 6, 2015 by Joe Pray | 1 Comment
Posted under How to develop a memorial

“When I go, I just want my family to have a party.”  I hear that often when I am out and around and folks find out I’m a funeral director.  It sounds good when we are all standing around at the Fourth of July barbecue, but it can come up short when we are really […]

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