The First 5 Things You Should Do When a Loved One Dies

If someone you love has just died, your head is probably spinning. Your life will never be the same, but there are some very practical things you need to handle. Here are the top five things the team at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Homes you need to do after losing someone close to you. 1.) Report the […]

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100 Years of Service: Why it Matters For Your Funeral

Every day, families in Palatine, Chicago, and Glenview turn to online reviews for advice about where to eat, shop, and travel – and here’s why: With so many options, it’s hard to know which businesses you can trust. When it comes time to plan a funeral, trust is essential. You need to know these three […]

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What Does It Mean to Be Patriotic?

When our country is in peril, Americans – and especially those from Chicago, Glenview, and Palatine  – are quick to rally to her aid. When we’ve been attacked, our men and women fight with uncommon valor. During times of crisis, our patriotic emotions are there for all to see. We wear our colors and put […]

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Top Three Myths About Preplanning

In life, we are almost always planning ahead for our future. Planning toward a personal goal or planning for the next phase of life. We set a plan so we can know where we’re headed. For many busy families in Chicago, Palatine, and Glenview, planning relieves stress and answers many questions ahead of time. One […]

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Announcing Our New Blog!

Welcome to the new Smith-Corcoran Funeral Homes blog! If this is your first time stopping by, we hope you’ll spend some time getting to know our family, including the many ways we serve those at our three locations in Glenview, Palatine, and Chicago. For four generations, we’ve focused on telling people’s life stories with the […]

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