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  • The Many Options That Come with Cremation

    Years ago, there was one factor that kept many families from considering cremation when they were planning a funeral. People used to believe that if they chose cremation they could not have a funeral service, or if they did, it wouldn’t be as meaningful as it might be with traditional burial. When you choose Thomas […]

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  • The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies

    If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things our team at Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes recommends you do after losing someone close to you. 1.) Report the […]

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  • The Difference Family Ownership Makes

    When the time comes that someone you love dies, you want to be certain the funeral home you choose cares enough about you to do all it takes to understand what is important to your family. When you choose a funeral home owned and operated by a family, you can trust that they will know […]

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  • Announcing Our New Blog!

    Welcome to the new Thomas McAfee blog! If this is your first time stopping by, we hope you’ll spend some time getting to know us, including the many ways we can serve Greenville, Mauldin, and Simpsonville families. We’re so excited about the opportunity to interact with our friends and neighbors through this blog and on […]

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    Planning the Proper Disposition

    Let’s say that you pre-planned everything for your service with the funeral home, but now you need to decide on what to do with your body afterwards. In other words, you need to decide on body disposition. Before you can make a decision on your disposition, you need to educate yourself to fully understand the […]

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    Compilation of the Hows and Whys of Being in the Funeral Industry

    Working in the funeral industry, I hear all sorts of comments and questions. There are three questions that I have been asked more often than any other. The first is: “How did you get involved with this career?” The second is: “Why would you choose to do this?” And the third is: “What is wrong […]

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