Cruise ship in the ocean

American’s love to travel and when the pandemic ends, it is a sure thing that by the millions we are going to take to the skies, roads, and cruise ships.  But, before you travel, please be prepared in case of death while away from home.  Transporting human remains from a distant location to your local…

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Star of David at the entrance of a jewish cemetery in winter.

Traditional Jewish law requires the burying of our loved ones in the ground so that they can naturally decompose into the earth.  For as long as I can remember, most Jews in South Florida thought that local Jewish cemeteries’ burial options were authentic and traditional.   Unfortunately, it is not true – all but one…

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Keys on a typewriter with Refund on the return button

I love authorizing refunds to families that transfer their prepaid funeral arrangements to Kronish Funeral Services.     Last week, I authorized a $3,000 refund to a family that transferred two prepaid arrangements to our firm, and other refunds I have authorized have been up to $5,000.  How are we able to write these refund checks?   …

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Man on Mars

Offered through Groupon (57% off of the regular price) Tucked between the usual daily Groupon offerings of dental braces, Costco memberships, and manscaping shears, was today’s extra-special offer of 57% off the price of an acre of land on Mars.   This Groupon offer immediately caught my attention.  After all, staking a claim to land on…

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Pic of DNA

A simple mouth swab and collection of a few hair follicles after you have died can save generations of your descendants from early death.  The miracle of modern medicine makes this possible.  It is called post-mortem DNA testing and Kronish Funeral Services is now arranging this life-saving service for its customers.  Even after death, Kronish…

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Open Torah

The Sages Say PrePlan Your Funeral For A Long Life During the strain of the COVID-19 crisis, many people are having a hard time planning for their funeral.  The topic of death is something we are all dealing with on a day to day basis and in many ways, the issue raises raw emotions among…

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Travel Insurance Makes Go Sense

BE KIND. BE RESPONSIBLE. Purchasing your pre-need funeral arrangements is one of the kindest and most financially responsible things you can do for your family. Not only do you lock in the cost of your funeral at today’s prices (rather than future inflated and higher prices), you help your loved ones’ cope with your passing…

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GPS location map

TRANSPORTATION OF THE DECEASED: That was my wife’s fear when her mother passed away in Florida. We needed to transport her up north for burial and we worried that she would get “lost”.   My wife was sure that if the airline could lose her luggage, then they could do the same with her mother.…

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