Blog Archives

Surviving the Winter Blues

The winter months can get hard and maybe even depressing, as the days get shorter and the temperature dips. This can be more prevalent if you’ve recently lost a loved one. Here at Simpson Funeral and Cremation Services, we are here to help. It is important to try and keep your spirits up, even amid […]

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Managing Grief During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a time of great joy. Despite all of the family togetherness and holiday cheer, this time of year can be very painful for those who have lost a loved one. Even the most wonderful traditions – the annual family Christmas party, a friendly gift exchange, or the sparkling tree […]

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Does It Matter If I Attend the Funeral?

Today, like never before, family and friends are spread out all over the country. School, jobs, or just personal preferences can cause us to move hundreds or thousands of miles away from each other. Combine distance with work or family responsibilities and financial or health issues, and getting together for a funeral can prove to […]

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Social Media Do’s and Don’t’s: 4 Tips to Know Before You Post

Social media has enriched our lives in a lot of different ways. We’ve all heard the stories about the high school sweethearts who reconnected on Facebook and lived happily ever. Many of us who live here in Monaca, Beaver County, and northwest Pittsburgh have loved ones spread across the country with whom we are able […]

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A Tribute to Veterans

November 11th, just passed, is the day we set aside to honor American veterans who have honorably served or are currently serving our great country. All Americans publicly observe and honor these valiant soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen of the U.S. Armed Forces who all share a dedication to the defense of freedom. […]

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How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many Monaca families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that was meaningful and told the story of their loved one’s life. Of course, this is not true.  Funeral traditions are […]

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Personalization: Show What Made Your Loved One Special

At Simpson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we believe every life in Monaca, Beaver County, and northwest Pittsburgh represents a unique story. When it comes time to say goodbye to your loved one, our goal is to help you tell their own story in the most meaningful, personal way possible. Our trained staff will spend […]

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What Do I Do If My Loved One Passes Away While Traveling?

The world gets smaller every day. No one understands this more than those of us who live in the diverse area of Monaca, Beaver County, and northwest Pittsburgh, with people living and visiting here from every corner of the globe. More people are traveling and spending longer periods of time away from home. People are […]

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Can I Wear Color to a Funeral? And Other Funeral Etiquette Questions

At Simpson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we have heard many questions from Monaca, Beaver County, and other northwest Pittsburgh communities about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral […]

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How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

For many Monaca and Beaver County families, the need to plan a funeral comes unexpectedly. Complex arrangement decisions must be made during a most difficult time, and the cost of funeral services plays a large role in this planning process. Not surprisingly, most people are under the impression that funeral services cost more than they […]

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Blog Archives

Surviving the Winter Blues

The winter months can get hard and maybe even depressing, as the days get shorter and the temperature dips. This can be more prevalent if you’ve recently lost a loved one. Here at Simpson Funeral and Cremation Services, we are here to help. It is important to try and keep your spirits up, even amid […]

Read More

Managing Grief During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a time of great joy. Despite all of the family togetherness and holiday cheer, this time of year can be very painful for those who have lost a loved one. Even the most wonderful traditions – the annual family Christmas party, a friendly gift exchange, or the sparkling tree […]

Read More

Does It Matter If I Attend the Funeral?

Today, like never before, family and friends are spread out all over the country. School, jobs, or just personal preferences can cause us to move hundreds or thousands of miles away from each other. Combine distance with work or family responsibilities and financial or health issues, and getting together for a funeral can prove to […]

Read More

Social Media Do’s and Don’t’s: 4 Tips to Know Before You Post

Social media has enriched our lives in a lot of different ways. We’ve all heard the stories about the high school sweethearts who reconnected on Facebook and lived happily ever. Many of us who live here in Monaca, Beaver County, and northwest Pittsburgh have loved ones spread across the country with whom we are able […]

Read More

A Tribute to Veterans

November 11th, just passed, is the day we set aside to honor American veterans who have honorably served or are currently serving our great country. All Americans publicly observe and honor these valiant soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen of the U.S. Armed Forces who all share a dedication to the defense of freedom. […]

Read More

How to Make a Cremation Service Meaningful

Years ago, there was one factor that kept many Monaca families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People believed that if they chose cremation, they could not have a funeral service that was meaningful and told the story of their loved one’s life. Of course, this is not true.  Funeral traditions are […]

Read More

Personalization: Show What Made Your Loved One Special

At Simpson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we believe every life in Monaca, Beaver County, and northwest Pittsburgh represents a unique story. When it comes time to say goodbye to your loved one, our goal is to help you tell their own story in the most meaningful, personal way possible. Our trained staff will spend […]

Read More

What Do I Do If My Loved One Passes Away While Traveling?

The world gets smaller every day. No one understands this more than those of us who live in the diverse area of Monaca, Beaver County, and northwest Pittsburgh, with people living and visiting here from every corner of the globe. More people are traveling and spending longer periods of time away from home. People are […]

Read More

Can I Wear Color to a Funeral? And Other Funeral Etiquette Questions

At Simpson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, we have heard many questions from Monaca, Beaver County, and other northwest Pittsburgh communities about what is appropriate to wear and say at a funeral. Everyone is different, and each person’s life can be celebrated in a unique manner. It’s a big reason why we provide personalized funeral […]

Read More

How Much Does a Funeral Cost?

For many Monaca and Beaver County families, the need to plan a funeral comes unexpectedly. Complex arrangement decisions must be made during a most difficult time, and the cost of funeral services plays a large role in this planning process. Not surprisingly, most people are under the impression that funeral services cost more than they […]

Read More