Knowing how to be kind and compassionate to a friend, family member, or loved one after a loss can be one of the most difficult tests of a relationship. Sometimes, we tend to pull away, simply because we believe that the grieving loved one needs space or we don’t know what to say. read more ›
All Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for Veterans and eligible individuals. However, the National Cemetery Administration is continuing to adjust its services in light of the best practices urged by the CDC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more ›
Many thanks to everyone who helped to make Operation Toy Soldier a HUGE SUCCESS this holiday season! We will be publishing a more specific "thank you list" in the coming days. We wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous, Happy New Year! read more ›
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day, is observed annually in the United States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. read more ›
After World War I, the poppy flourished in Europe. Scientists attributed the growth to soils in France and Belgium becoming enriched with lime from the rubble left by the war. From the dirt and mud grew a beautiful red poppy. The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.” The poem was written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, M.D. while serving on the front lines. read more ›
On August 24, 2017, Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services founder, Kevin R. Marcy, & GFC Veteran Liaison, Darrell Waits, proudly presented the Georgia National Cemetery Advisory Council a check for $2,700.00 towards the Veterans Memorial Carillon Bell Tower. The cemetery hopes to begin construction this beautiful memorial in 2018 and all of the funds are being raised through public donations. The staff of Georgia Funeral Care held a fundraiser to raise money for the the bell tower project, and GFC founder Kevin Marcy said, "This is just the beginning of our involvement in this outstanding project and we intend to do more to raise money." There to receive the check at Georgia National was Council President Charles Capps & cemetery volunteer George Labollita. read more ›
At Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services, our funeral home humbly and compassionately serves your loved ones, veterans, family members, friends and colleagues whom have recently passed away in and near Cobb, Cherokee, Bartow, Milton, Paulding and Fulton Counties in the cities of Kennesaw, Marietta, Atlanta, Acworth, Dallas, Hiram, Alpharetta, Buford, Canton, Cartersville, Dunwoody, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Smyrna and Woodstock.