Making the final arrangements for a beloved family member is one of the most difficult things families must face. In addition to making painful decisions about the funeral service during a time of extreme sadness, families who select interment must also begin to think about the selection of a suitable cemetery headstone. For most families, the selection of the headstone can be more difficult than making the initial funeral arrangements because it represents a permanent message of honor and love that should last for centuries.
14 July 2021
When you have lost a loved one, you may have to go through the process of arranging a funeral service for them and preparing their burial spot. As part of this process, a grave marker will need to be procured. Often, individuals will only associate grave markers with headstones, but flat grave markers are another viable option. However, there are some myths about flat grave markers that need to be addressed.
28 April 2021
You may have specific wishes for you how you want your final arrangements to be carried out. However, if you fail to put them in writing now, you have no way of making sure that they are held to your specifications. You have to rely on your family members and friends to remember what you want to be done after you are gone. Instead of placing your trust entirely in your survivors, you can put your plans in writing well before you pass away.
4 February 2021
If a loved one has just passed, you may be in the midst of planning a funeral service. While your loved one may have had some funeral plans in place, like who'd give the eulogy, they may not have picked out any flower arrangements. Take a look at the following guide so that this aspect of funeral planning can go more smoothly. Notify Friends and Family of Delivery Points There's a difference between funeral flowers and sympathy flowers.
28 January 2021
Most people do not enjoy thinking about their eventual passing. However, they may realize that it is something that they cannot avoid and must prepare for while they are still alive. As such, if you want to spare your family from having to plan out your funeral, you can lay out the plans for it now. You can take these elements into consideration as you decide on your own funeral services.
15 December 2020
There are a lot of people that assume the planning of a funeral is only done once someone has passed away and then it is up to their loved ones to figure everything out. While you can still leave the funeral home arrangements to your next of kin, you might want to consider planning your own funeral. Here are some reasons why. You Can Arrange For Particular Viewings Not everyone is comfortable with the idea of an open casket viewing.
27 November 2020
If your loved one has passed away and you're making the final arrangements, talk to your funeral director about webcasting the service. Webcasting allows you to broadcast your loved one's funeral via an internet connection. If you're not sure that all family members will be able to participate in the webcast, all they need is a computer and an internet connection. Once the link is set up, your loved ones will be able to join in the funeral service.
17 November 2020
Your eventual passing may not necessarily be a welcome prospect to contemplate. Still, you realize that it cannot be avoided and can place an undue financial and emotional burden on your family members. Rather than leave them to deal with planning your funeral, you can plan out and pay for your memorial services now. These are some reasons to include cremation as part of the funeral pre-arrangements that you can put in writing and pay for wholly before your death.
13 October 2020
Pre-planning a cremation service will give you several options including the type of cremation and ceremony you would like. Burial arrangements are part of the discussion as well as the type of cremation vessel you want. The cremation vessel can become the most difficult choice for many people. If you are facing this choice, here are some of the most popular options and the pros to each one. Keep in mind, most cremation companies do have all three of these options available either in house or from an artisan.
17 September 2020
If you plan to be buried after you die, then choosing a grave marker is an essential part of creating your funeral plan. Grave markers serve multiple purposes. They identify the person buried in a burial plot, give family members and friends a physical symbol of their deceased loved one, and give the dead a place to write or display anything they wish to leave for future generations. These days, custom-engraved grave markers can even include images as well as beautifully lettered text.
7 August 2020