40 years, How can you do your job that long?

Posted on July 17, 2019 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
Posted under How we can help you, Uncategorized, Value of a funeral

Forty years, of providing relief for families The phone rings at 3 am.  The voice on the other end cracks with emotion as the person tells me of the death of their family member.  My own emotions start to well up in empathy for the person who has dialed my number to help them.  My […]

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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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Refuge, Healing and Hope

Posted on June 28, 2018 by Joe Pray | Leave a comment
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Refuge and Hope  On the worst day of your life there can be hope.  That is my experience as a member of the Pray Funeral Home staff, and as a person who experienced the death of her husband. Even after losing Rex, I am full of hope and have found it very important to share […]

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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
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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