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Helping Men Cope With the Death of a Loved One

Everyone grieves differently and there’s no right or wrong way to do so. As funeral directors in Bellingham and Ferndale we’re very familiar with this. There’s one major aspect of grief that’s quit...
By John Moles
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sharing Spring Family Activity Ideas in Whatcom County

Our long winter is coming to an end and Spring is right around the corner. The change in season to Spring is very special to our funeral directors here in Bellingham, and Ferndale. Being that our p...
By John Moles
Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Importance of Creating a Bucket List

At our funeral homes in Bellingham and Ferndale we hear a lot about things people missed out on in their lives. It can be quite difficult to hear this and is very upsetting knowing many people didn...
By John Moles
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Remembering the History of Funeral Cookies

Are you familiar with the old concept of funeral cookies? If you aren’t, that’s probably because they haven’t been used in many years. The use of funeral cookies was huge during the colonial age bu...
By John Moles
Thursday, February 9, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Urn Towers

If you read the previous blog post you may already be familiar with the term urn towers. If not don’t worry, you’re going to learn all about them now! Since we plan to incorporate them at Greenacre...
By John Moles
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

John Moles Sharing His Plans for 2017

I want to wish you a Happy New Year, I hope your 2017 is going well so far! Have you thought about what you want to accomplish this year? We had a Facebook post recently saying “2017 is the year I ...
By John Moles
Friday, January 13, 2017

Christmas Time in Whatcom County

When it comes to Christmas time in Whatcom County, it’s a wonderful place to be with many different events to enjoy. While Christmas can be especially difficult after losing a loved one we know it’...
By John Moles
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Previous Posts

Top 4 Cremation Concerns of Whatcom County Families

There’s nothing worse than the passing of a loved one. At such a difficult time the last thing you need to worry about is the cremation process. When it comes to cremation services in Bellingham yo...

Love Lives On

Those we love are never really lost to us-- we feel them in so many special ways- through friends they always cared about and dreams they left behind, in beauty that they added to our days . . . in...

How to Personalize an Obituary

Writing an obituary for your loved one can be a challenging task considering the short amount of space. Making it a true reflection of how much your loved one meant to you and communicating that in...

The Importance of the End-of-Life Talk With your Loved Ones

An end-of-life conversation with your loved ones in important to ensure you gather all their wishes and desires to hold a memorial that honors them and celebrates their life. Having this conversati...

How Does a Celebration of Life Differ from a Funeral?

For many people, the passing of a loved one is marked in just one way; a funeral service. But in recent years, there have been additions of alternatives to the traditional funeral that have helped ...

How to Plan a Celebration of Life If No Instructions Were Given

While there is no easy way to deal with the loss of a loved one, some things can make the experience a smoother one, such as advanced planning that lays out exactly how the deceased would like a fu...

Moles Farewell Tributes Expands Use of Social Media

In today’s fast-paced world where everything is just a click or tap away, even the funeral home industry is adapting and changing. Moles Farewell Tributes has a history dating back to 1910, an era ...