Planning a Memorial Service

  • Options for Hosting a Loved One's Funeral When They Are Being Cremated

    11 August 2020

    If you are in the midst of handling funeral arrangements for a loved one who is being cremated, you might be looking for some advice. If you are like many people, you might not have been to many funerals for people who were cremated, and you might have never planned one of these funerals. As is the case when someone is being traditionally buried, you do have a few choices.

  • Top Reasons For Choosing Cremation For Your Loved One

    18 December 2019

    One of the hardest things for any family to face is the loss of a friend or family member. This can be a very challenging time and it will take a long time to grieve properly. However, it's necessary to make the right burial arrangements for this individual. Selecting cremation is an ideal way to do so. There are many reasons why you'll want to select this method and knowing why it may be beneficial.

  • Common Questions About Moral Support And Funeral Planning

    16 August 2019

    Most individuals understand how important it is to make plans for their funeral in advance, but many people do not do so. The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) says that only 21.4 percent of people surveyed in America actually have gone through the process of planning their own funerals. People tend to put off things that make them uncomfortable, and even though planning a funeral is a straightforward process, it can bring about some undesirable emotions.

  • When Death Is Unexpected: 3 Situations That Suggest Cremation as the Most Caring Choice

    13 May 2019

     Deaths that come at the end of a long life or an extended illness are always sad. Conversely, however, they may actually be easier for those left behind to accept and deal with. Unfortunately, deaths that occur without warning always make up a significant portion of the death statistics. Whether caused by vehicle or other types of accidents, drug overdoses, suicides, an act of violence, or an unexpected illness, these are the deaths that often place increased levels of stress on grieving family members and loved ones simply because of their unexpected nature.

  • Are You Planning Your Own Funeral?

    8 November 2018

    You have probably considered the fact that planning your own funeral has many benefits. For one thing, you will be removing that burden from loved ones who are left behind. Another good reason to plan your own funeral is that you can select every part of the funeral service with the realization that it will be something to your liking. From selecting the music and the speakers for your funeral service to selecting your burial site, here are some ideas that might help you.

  • Are You Planning Your Own Cremation Service?

    24 September 2018

    Have you decided that you want to plan your own cremation funeral service? Perhaps you're not even sick or even old, but you have recently attended a funeral that made you think of the time of your own passing. No matter your age, planning your own funeral service might be one of the most thoughtful things you will ever do in your lifetime. Have you thought about how that will help the ones you leave behind?

  • Closed Casket Or Cremation: How To Choose When Open Casket Is Not An Option

    28 June 2018

    If you recently lost a family member in a very drastic way, such as a horrible car accident or work-related death, then you have a very big decision to make. Out of respect for the deceased and for the surviving family members, you likely do not want an open casket funeral service. That just leaves closed casket service or cremation services. Here is how to choose. Consult With the Closest Family Members