Why Memorials Are Growing In Popularity Over Traditional Funerals

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Everyone deals with a death in their own way and it can be hard to manage all these reactions in the time before a funeral. Funerals have long been the only way in which close family and friends know how to celebrate the life of the deceased but there is a new trend that is increasingly popular. Memorials are a great way of allowing a little more time for fresh wounds to heal and for the family and close friends to prepare for the day more effectively.

30 January 2020

What Are Cemetery Monuments?

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A cemetery monument, also sometimes referred to as a cemetery memorial, acts as a lasting reference for the loss of a loved one. Family and friends of the deceased will often use a monument as a way of beginning the healing process and as a long-term way of accepting the loss and be able to move forward. Cemetery monuments When someone dies, it can have a devastating effect on people close by.

29 January 2020

What to Expect at a Funeral & How to Prepare Your Child

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Parenthood is filled with difficult decisions, and one such choice is whether or not they should bring their child to a funeral. You need to think about your child's relationship with the deceased and whether attending the funeral will help your child with their grieving process. Regardless of your decision, you need to tell your child what they can expect to help the whole process be less daunting. So what are some of the things you'll need to guide your child through?

28 January 2020

Getting to a Funeral: When Some Mourners Might Need Assistance to Make Travel Plans

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When you consider all the things that must be arranged for a loved one's funeral, it can be rather overwhelming. So many things need to be in place to give your loved one the best possible farewell, and you need to be sure that everyone who wishes to be there has the opportunity to do so. What can you do to help your loved one's family and friends be there to pay their final respects?

28 January 2020

Ways You Can Personalise a Grave Stone

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When a loved one passes away and you choose to have them buried, you may also decide to mark their place of rest with a grave stone. Depending on where the burial takes place, you may need to wait up to six months before you can place a tombstone there. During that time, you should consider how you want to personalise the stone. Who They Were Although the gravestone you choose will feature your loved one's name, you may want to include information about who they were in this world.

22 January 2020

Two funeral-planning tips to remember if the deceased was a public figure

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If the funeral you are arranging is for someone who was a well-known public figure, you might need to follow the advice below. Book the funeral home's private chapel A person popular in their community will probably have a lot of supporters and critics, particularly if they had polarising opinions about sensitive subjects like religion or politics. The former may feel bereft at the news of the deceased's death, even if they did not know him or her personally.

22 January 2020