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Donovan Funeral Home Purchases New Mogadore Location

As of Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, the city of Tallmadge’s local family-owned Donovan Funeral Home has officially acquired the Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home in the village of Mogadore, Ohio. As lifelong residents of Tallmadge who have served thousands of families since their business opened in 2003, the Donovan family says...READ MORE

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What Is Proper Funeral Etiquette?

When someone you know passes away, your first instinct is to offer encouragement, help, and support to those affected — but you may not be sure what to say or do. It's okay to feel this way. Does it matter what I wear? Can I bring the children? What should I say to the family of the deceased? When should I visi...READ MORE

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The History of the Hearse

Funeral transportation has changed a lot Hearses play an important role in today's funeral processions, but do you know the origins of this unique car? The word "hearse" actually comes from the Middle English word "herse", which meant placing a type of candelabra atop a coffin in ancient times. In...READ MORE

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Why Choose Burial?

As the more and more people choose cremation these days some people ask why should they choose burial? In this blog we hope to answer some of those questions to help have a conversation with your family about how you would like your arrangements to be handled. Why Choose Burial? Tradition - For many families, they h...READ MORE

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Why Choose Cremation?

Cremations are an option that many people are choosing these days. At Donovan Bagnoli Funeral Home, we’re proud to have been offering on-site cremations for over 9 years now. In this blog post we’ll be outlining some reasons why families are moving towards cremations and give you the resources to make well informed de...READ MORE

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