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Bateman Funeral Home is focused on helping people showcase their life story in their final wishes. This podcast is designed to provide tips and tools, as well as answer common questions about the funeral industry, to help people navigate the funeral planning process.

Bateman Funeral Home is focused on helping people showcase their life story in their final wishes. This podcast is designed to provide tips and tools, as well as answer common questions about the funeral industry, to help people navigate the funeral planning process.

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United States

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Bateman Funeral Home is focused on helping people showcase their life story in their final wishes. This podcast is designed to provide tips and tools, as well as answer common questions about the funeral industry, to help people navigate the funeral planning process.

Language:

English


Episodes

Religious Rituals Explained: Buddhist Funerals

7/3/2022
For this podcast mini series, Brian talks about different religious funeral rituals and gives a brief overview for each of the religions covered in this series. In this podcast, Brian talks about different Buddhist rituals and traditions you may see if you attend a Buddhist funeral. He talks about the different colors of candles present, food offerings, clothing and many other rituals you may see if you attend a Buddhist funeral. If you have any questions, or have another religion you would...

Duration:00:14:08

Religious Rituals Explained: Catholic Funerals

7/3/2022
For this podcast mini series, Brian talks about different religious funeral rituals and gives a brief overview for each of the religions covered in this series. In this podcast, Brian talks about different Catholic rituals and traditions you may see if you attend a Catholic funeral. He talks about the rosary and how there may be a visitation before the funeral. Brian explains about the different types of crosses, holy communion, and many other rituals you may see if you attend a Catholic...

Duration:00:11:11

Religious Rituals Explained: Eastern and Russian Orthodox Funeral

7/3/2022
For this podcast mini series, Brian talks about different religious funeral rituals and gives a brief overview for each of the religions covered in this series. In this episode, Brian talks about different Eastern Orthodox and Russian Orthodox rituals and traditions you may see. He talks about the readings that you may hear if you attend a funeral of someone who belongs to one of these religions. Brian also talked about hearing a cantor at the funeral, the procession at the graveside and...

Duration:00:08:14

Religious Rituals Explained: Jewish Funerals

7/3/2022
For this podcast mini series, Brian talks about different religious funeral rituals and gives a brief overview for each of the religions covered in this series. In this episode, Brian talks about different Jewish rituals and traditions you may see if you attend a Jewish funeral. He explains the requirements for the casket, the natural burial, and the Shiva society. Brian also talks about different requests that may be made, such as holes being made in the casket to allow for a more natural...

Duration:00:06:48

Religious Rituals Explained: LDS Funerals

7/3/2022
For this podcast mini series, Brian talks about different religious funeral rituals and gives a brief overview for each of the religions covered in this series. In this episode, Brian talks about different Latter Day Saint/LDS funeral rituals and traditions you may see if you attend an LDS funeral. He talks about religious clothing that you may see if there is a visitation before the funeral. Brian also explains the difference between a funeral for a person who had gone through the temple...

Duration:00:06:03

Etiquette For Attending a Service for Someone who Died by Suicide

6/10/2022
When someone has died by suicide, there can be a lot of emotions and heartache involved. There can be a lot of questions on how to talk about the person after they have died and how to celebrate their life. In this episode, Brian addresses common questions people have when preparing to attend a funeral for someone who died by suicide. He talks about how a view may look like, what could occur at the funeral and the reception after. If you are contemplating suicide or believe a loved one is,...

Duration:00:20:31

Funeral Customs: Non Religious

6/10/2022
If you have not attended a funeral before or don't know the funeral customs of the person who has passed away, the idea of attending can be overwhelming. It is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed, especially when grieving. This quick guide will talk about the most common funeral traditions. Please note this is not a complete guide and it is best to ask about any specific customs that will be observed. In this episode, Brian talks about military honors and the different levels that are...

Duration:00:15:52

Funeral Etiquette: Attending a Funeral

6/10/2022
If you have not attended a funeral before or don't know the funeral customs of the person who has passed away, the idea of attending can be overwhelming. It is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed, especially when grieving. This quick guide will talk about the most common funeral traditions. Please note this is not a complete guide and it is best to ask about any specific customs that will be observed. In this episode, Brian talks about and explains each part of a traditional funeral. He...

Duration:00:16:07

Memorial Day Poems from Lee LeMasters

5/30/2022
Lee LeMasters served in the US Navy, upon the USS Anderson DD-411 and the USS Hollandia CVE-97. He was an integral part of many Memorial Day celebrations, reading his poetry about serving in World War 2 and reflecting on those who died in the service of our country. In loving memory of Lee LeMasters, we share his poems one last time.

Duration:00:15:17

Should I Fund a Preneed or Not?

5/3/2022
Whether or not you fund a preneed with a funeral home, having your wishes on file with the funeral home of your choice is always a good idea. This provides your family members and next of kin with a guide on what your final wishes were. In this podcast, Brian talks about the benefits on funding a preneed and different ways to do so. He also talks about ways to self fund a funeral and how that would compare to a fully funded preneed. Brian addresses ways to fund a preneed and how to ensure...

Duration:00:14:28

Should I Purchase a Travel Protection Plan?

5/3/2022
Going on a vacation or trip should be a fun and exciting adventure. But the reality is, especially for those with a pre-existing or terminal condition, no one knows when or where they will pass away. So the question to be considered is whether purchasing a travel protection plan would be worthwhile or not. A travel protection plan is meant to be a way to protect your family against the cost of transporting remains back to your funeral home of choice. In this podcast, Brian explains what a...

Duration:00:11:25

How to Take an Urn on a Plane

5/3/2022
In this podcast, Brian talks about how to take an urn on a plane. A lot has changed with the added security in airports and it is not as simple to take an urn on a plane as it was. Brian addresses the process of how to take an urn on a plane and transport it both nationally and internationally. He also addresses alternative ways to transport an urn, such as shipping an urn through USPS.

Duration:00:12:04

Funeral Home or Funeral Parlor- What is the difference?

4/3/2022
For this trilogy, Brian answers questions about different funeral industry terminology. In this podcast, Brian answers "What is the difference between a funeral home, mortuary and funeral parlor?" He talks about the history of how funeral parlors started and why that name is still used in some places today. Brian also talks about what the difference between a mortuary and morgue is. If you have any questions, you can email Brian at info@batemanpacificview.com.

Duration:00:07:33

Are you an undertaker or mortician? What's the Difference?

4/3/2022
For this trilogy, Brian answers questions about different funeral industry terminology. In this podcast, Brian answers "What is the difference between a funeral director, undertaker, and mortician?". He talks about the different definitions of each of those titles, how their jobs are different and what is required to become licensed in those careers. If you have any questions, you can email Brian at info@batemanpacificview.com.

Duration:00:06:08

Are All Funeral Directors Embalmers?

4/3/2022
For this trilogy, Brian answers questions about different funeral industry terminology. In this podcast, Brian answers the questions "Are all funeral directors embalmers?" He talks about how those two titles require different licensing, have different education requirements, and gives advice to anyone interested in becoming a funeral director or embalmer. If you have any questions, you can email Brian at info@batemanpacificview.com.

Duration:00:08:20

Interview with Theresa from Samaritan Evergreen Hospice

3/31/2022
In this podcast, Brian interviews Theresa from Samaritan Evergreen Hospice. Theresa Karlik is an RN and the manager of Samaritan’s coastal hospice team for Samaritan Evergreen Hospice. The coastal hospice team, based in Newport, provides hospice care to patients throughout Lincoln County and into Tillamook County. This interview focused on the mission of hospice and end of life care. Brian asks her about what is needed to go onto hospice, how hospice is different than palliative care and...

Duration:00:29:45

Types of Funerals: Explaining Different Religious Funeral Rituals

3/3/2022
In this podcast trilogy, Brian goes over different types of funeral services. For this episode, he talks about Buddhist, Catholic, Jewish, LDS (Mormon), and Eastern Orthodox funerals. He covers different items that are typically used in the funeral service, different people involved and what some of the symbols mean.

Duration:00:27:27

Types of Funerals: Explaining Different Services Involving Cremation

3/3/2022
In this podcast trilogy, Brian goes over different types of funeral services. For this episode, Brian talks about types of services involving cremation. He defines what a direct cremation is, a memorial versus a funeral, and visitation and viewing. It also talks about holding a celebration of life, a traditional funeral and how to have a viewing for a person being cremated. At the end, Brian covers alkaline hydrolysis, commonly referred to as aquamation, and compares it to cremation...

Duration:00:14:21

Types of Funerals: Services Involving Burial

3/3/2022
In this podcast trilogy, Brian goes over different types of funeral services. For this episode, Brian talks about the types of services that can be held when a person is being buried. He covers graveside services, direct or immediate burial, memorials, visitations or viewings, and celebrations of life. Brian also explains what an immediate or direct burial is, a viewing, traditional service. This podcast also covers more unique services such as being able to hold a masonic service, funeral...

Duration:00:17:22

Is Embalming Legally Required?

2/3/2022
In this podcast, Brian explains what embalming is and why a person may choose to be embalmed. He talks about circumstances when embalming is required and some of the benefits of choosing embalming. Brian explains the laws surrounding embalming in Oregon and how they are similar to most other states in America. The episode also covers how funeral homes are regulated in regards to embalming.

Duration:00:12:47