Saying good-bye is never easy. But it’s a time when you want to make the right decisions for you, your family, and your loved one. Information on all your choices of honoring a loved one is covered here.
- Writing An Obituary : A Step-by-Step Guide
The do's and don'ts of writting an obituary: A step-by-step guide to preparing a meaningful and thoughtful acknowledgement of a loved one's passing that communicates the personality and contributions of the deceased.
- A Family’s Guide to Burial
Ground burial provides loved ones a place to remember those they have loved and lost. This is usually performed in a cemetery or a memorial park. There are several products and choices available when choosing this option and a basic understanding of the terms and products can be very helpful in making proper choices.
- A Layman’s Guide To Cremation
Today more families and individuals are choosing cremation for final disposition than ever before. Their reasons for this choice can range from religious beliefs, to family history, to financial considerations.
- Preparing a Eulogy
Delivering a eulogy for a friend or family member is a wonderful way to participate in the funeral service. It is an opportunity to acknowledge the importance of the life lived, and to remind survivors of the memories and legacy left behind. Nearly any eulogy, if delivered with love and respect, can be considered a good one, and a funeral audience will be one of the most sympathetic and forgiving audiences you will ever find.
- Cremation and Permanent Remembrances: A New World of Choices
Years ago, cremation was seen as “just cremation.” Families would hear a family member say, “just cremate me.” What many families didn’t realize then was that such an approach could limit the ability of the family and friends to fully say goodbye to a loved one, and to successfully move through the grieving process.
- Urns & Remembrance
For families who select cremation as a final disposition choice, the opportunity to capture their loved one’s personality in both a casket and an urn is present. For many families, urns can become one of their most emotional, inspiring and treasured works of art and every family member can share in this revelation.
- Memorial Services
A final farewell experience offers family, friends and the community a powerful opportunity to both celebrate and mourn the life of a loved one and community member. By conducting some type of service, ceremony, or tribute, the six basic needs of celebration and mourning are realised and healing can begin.
- 5 Things Many Families Don’t Know About Cremation
Cremation does not have to limit your funeral choices. You can be just as creative with a cremation service as you can be with a traditional burial service.
- The Final Farewell Presentation: How People Today Choose Caskets and Coffins That Capture The Spirit Of Their Loved Ones.
Over our lifetimes our personality becomes our trademark. It reveals the essence of who we are and is what people remember most about us. Today, when people are faced with the loss of a loved one, they are able to make final arrangement choices that truly reflect the personal spirit of their loved one.