When your loved one chooses cremation rather than a burial, you'll need to decide what to do with their ashes. Usually, this is an emotive decision that requires a lot of discussion with family members and friends. Here are some ideas for approaching the task. 1. Interring Ashes Rather than scattering the ashes, you may decide that you want to inter them instead. Some people inter ashes in an individual plot that they will visit in the same way they would visit a grave.
26 June 2020
Choosing a headstone is one of the most important elements of planning a funeral. Although it's unlikely that you'll lay the headstone for a few months, the time to select one will soon arrive. There's a lot to consider when selecting a monument for your loved one's grave. One of the most important factors is the material of the headstone you're choosing. If you're yet to make a decision, here's why granite should be your first choice.
26 June 2020
Gravestones are, by no means, a new way to commemorate the resting place of a deceased loved one. In fact, since the act of marking a grave is has been performed for centuries, it is unsurprising that the current age offers a myriad of gravestones that you can choose! But this vast range of options does not automatically mean you can choose what you are initially attracted to. From ledger gravestones to the obelisk variety, several considerations have to be had in mind to ensure that you are making the right selection in terms of function as well as to honour your loved one that has passed on.
3 January 2020
Regret is a perfectly natural feeling when a loved one passes away. Regret that they're no longer with you, and perhaps regret that you didn't have a chance to say a final goodbye. It's this notion of a final goodbye, of seeing them one last time, that might make you wonder whether their funeral should be an open casket service. But is the best course of action for your loved one's service?
22 August 2019
If you are grieving over losing a loved one, funeral planning is normally the last thing you want to think about. The reputable funeral homes make the burden easier and help you in handling funeral arrangement matters. They offer organising services, the obituary, flower arrangement, and legal services. There are a lot of funeral homes that you can consider, but it is important that you like them, and that they will not make this time hard for you.
29 March 2019
Saying goodbye to a loved one is always hard, especially your parents who have been a part of your life since the day you were born. If you're trying to come up with a fitting tombstone but don't know where to get started, let this guide help you choose the right words as you work through your grief: Add Basic Details And Relationships Your first task will be to add basic details like your parent's name, birth and death dates and relationships to loved ones.
1 November 2018
If you have recently lost a loved one and need to plan their funeral, you may have a lot of questions about the traditions and conventions which exist around the ceremony. Below are the answers to some of the questions people often have when planning a funeral. Do the mourners have to wear black? While it is traditional at Australian funerals for the mourners to wear black, this is no longer enforced as strictly as it once was.
18 April 2018
Planning a funeral is usually a sorrowful and overwhelming experience as you battle your grief alongside the pressure of putting together the perfect send-off for your loved one. This means that ordering flowers can sometimes fall towards the bottom of your funeral arrangement priority list. This simple guide to choosing funeral flowers sets out three important things you might want to consider when choosing funeral flowers. Consider the Personality and Interests of Your Loved One
3 January 2018
In generations gone by it was common for many generations of a family to be buried in a family plot. Not only did this make it easier for relatives to pay respects to multiple people at once, but also it provided a comforting suggestion of continuity and family both now and in the hereafter. For families who are looking to restore the daily plot, here are some tips. Use an experienced headstone company
11 September 2017
A death in the family can be about the most overwhelming thing that can be experienced. In addition to making the necessary funeral arrangements, the family is also plunged into a state of grief, making everyday life difficult. Many things understandably fall by the wayside, and this is why the sympathy meal is something that friends of the bereaved might wish to supply to those in the affected household. It really just involves you cooking a dish and bringing it to the family so that they can still have a hearty meal, thus giving them one less thing to worry about.
27 March 2017