Planning a Memorial Service

  • Visit A Cemetery To Help Decide What You Want For Your Headstone

    28 June 2017

    One of the things that you'll need to think about when you're preplanning your funeral arrangements is what type of headstone you want to have. Whether you wish to be buried in a casket or cremated and have your remains buried in an urn, your headstone will be a spot at which family members will gather to remember you for years to come. As such, you'll want to pick the right headstone.

  • Tips For Planning Your Own Funeral

    25 May 2017

    More and more people are starting to plan their own funerals. This is not because they are morbid, but rather because they may want to take the burden off of their loved ones, they want to save them money, or both. Either way, if you have been thinking about planning your own funeral, you will want to keep reading. Making use of the following tips can help you with the process.

  • Closed Casket Funeral Services: Basic Understanding For Funeral Guests

    25 May 2017

    It is something that many people do not want to face but does happen to everyone, so there is a pretty good chance that you will attend many funerals or cremation services throughout your life when someone you know passes away. As you attend the funerals for different individuals, it is only human to find yourself with questions about certain differences in services. This is especially true when it comes to open or closed casket funeral services.

  • Honor A Special Man With Some Fine Funeral Flower Ideas

    13 May 2017

    It is appropriate to send flowers for the funeral of a man, but what exactly do you send? Florists have can create something dignified and masculine, and that will pay homage to the special person that has passed. Talk with floral designers about the individual's job, hobbies, and occasion to help them put together the perfect tribute. Some funeral floral arrangement ideas for a special man are: A stately wreath. Ask your florist about creating a simple wreath, from grapevine or balsam, and accenting it with just a few fresh flowers for the funeral.

  • 3 Sentimental Ideas For A Deceased Loved Ones Ashes

    6 May 2017

    Funerals can add up to costing a large amount of money, which might not be easy to obtain when a loved one passes on when least expected. If you are in the process of planning a funeral on a low budget, consider cremation over ground burial. Cremation will still allow you to host a memorial ceremony for your deceased loved one. However, you will not have to purchase a casket, and there will be many things that you can do with the ashes.

  • Pre-Planning Your Funeral Services

    16 September 2015

    Making your own funeral arrangements ahead of time takes the burden off of your family. After your passing, they will be grieving your loss. Trying to determine your funeral wishes will just add to their stress. Here are the main elements of the various services that you'll want to include in your planning to help your family when you reach the end of your life. The Viewing and Visitation The traditional viewing is where people come to pay their respects to you and your family and offer prayers.

  • Options For An Unconventional Funeral

    16 July 2015

    Many families would prefer to hold an unconventional funeral to commemorate their unique loved one. Here are some ideas for funeral alternatives that skip the traditional procedures.  Scatter at Sea A scatter at sea event is becoming more popular as an afterlife service. After the body is cremated, the family gathers at a seaside location to send the ashes to their final resting place. Each family member can help to scatter some of the ashes, making this a great communal way to remember a loved one.