Viking Funeral? Yes We Can!

Posted on February 27, 2019 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
Posted under How to develop a memorial, How we can help you, Resources

“Send Me off in a Blaze of Glory” People have often told me, “I just want a Viking Funeral, send me out to sea on a flaming ship.” That is a romantic idea, however, there is some doubt that Vikings really set their loved ones off to sea in a flaming ship.   Research on Viking […]

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Local funeral ideas are inspired by Corteo, a meaningful Funeral for Mauro the Dreamer Clown.

HOW WOULD YOU HONOR LIFE?

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
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LESSONS FROM THE CIRCUS In December of 2018, Pray Funeral Home held a contest that we called “The Corteo Contest.” This was a challenge where people shared how they would conduct a meaningful life celebration for themselves, or the life of a family member or friend. We had a ton of great entries, and ultimately […]

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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
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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
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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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