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Mun Kwong Quan

On Monday, January 17, 2022, Mun Kwong Quan, devoted husband, father of two and beloved Gung Gung (grandfather) of...

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Rebecca Lynn Schlagel RuBright

Rebecca Schlagel RuBright, 47, passed away January 18, 2022 after a lengthy illness in Jacksonville, FL. Rebecca is...

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Lynda Kay (Stone) Warner

Lynda Kay (Stone) Warner passed away January 5, 2022 at the age of 74 years old. She had a joyous reunion with her...

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Evergreen Cemetery, Funeral Home and Crematory is owned by the not-for-profit Evergreen Cemetery Association, a locally-owned and operated company. We have been honored to serve the Jacksonville community since 1880. We welcome you to this site that contains much information about who we are, what we do and what products that we offer. Please click the links below for further information about many different topics.

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You have learned that someone in your family is dying. You want to help the ill person as well as your family. This article will guide you in ways to turn your cares and concerns into positive actions. The Shock of the News Learning that someone in your family is dying is a blow to

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Helping a Grieving Friend in the Workplace

How Can You Help? A friend or acquaintance in your workplace has experienced the death of someone loved. You want to help, but you are not sure how to go about it. This article will help you turn your cares and concerns into positive action. You Have An Important Role Your support of a fellow

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Helping a Friend or Family Member After a Cancer Diagnosis

While half of all men and one-third of all women in the United States will develop cancer during their lifetimes, it’s different when cancer hits close to home. Only then do we become fully aware of the reality of cancer and the many losses it creates. Yes, for your friend or family member as well

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Cremation 101: Busting 5 of the Most Common Cremation Myths

Cremation 101: Busting 5 of the Most Common Cremation Myths

When you die, what happens to your body is usually taken care of by the loved ones you leave behind. However, you also have a choice in the matter, such as choosing to be cremated or not. In recent years, cremation has gained traction primarily because it's a cheaper option. Despite this, the thought of

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Turning Roses & Other Flowers from the Funeral Into Mementos

Turning Roses & Other Flowers from the Funeral Into Mementos

Holding a funeral helps us remember a family member, close friend, or acquaintance who has passed. There are plenty of emotions all around, but the most important purpose of the gathering that we shouldn’t lose sight of is being able to keep a deceased person’s memory alive. Preserving flowers and turning them into mementos is

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Crematoriums: What Are They and What Is Their Purpose?

Crematoriums: What Are They and What Is Their Purpose?

A crematorium is a facility that houses a furnace used to heat the refractory bricks in the chamber that incinerates the dead and reduces their corpses to skeletal remains and bone fragments. The bricks lining the chamber have to be replaced every five years. But what is their main purpose? Let's take a look. What

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