Understanding A Few Important Facts About Cremation


If a loved one has recently passed away, then you need to make some tough decisions. If you know that your loved one wanted to be cremated, then there are a few things that you should know about the cremation process. Keep reading to learn about a few. Embalming May Not Be Necessary You are probably aware that bodies need to be prepared before cremation and burial. Traditionally, burials are carried out after the body is embalmed.

31 March 2017

Four Types Of Funeral Arrangements And How They Will Affect The Timing Of The Funeral Service


Whether you're planning your own funeral or that of a loved one, it's always a good idea to keep in mind the timeline of the funeral process. If there are a lot of family members who are expected to attend the funeral but live far away, you will have to make allowances for that. And that means choosing a burial option that allows several days for travel before the funeral service takes place.

29 March 2017

Four Ways To Save Money On Funeral Expenses


When it comes to giving your loved one the proper sendoff, you may not feel comfortable with trying to save money. However, you may find that the dearly departed did not leave money behind for a funeral, or he or she might have felt strongly about not spending a lot of money on the services and burial. Fortunately, there are several ways you can control the costs of the funeral and service while still creating a memorable tribute to your loved one.

16 March 2017

The Dos And Don'ts Of Making A DVD Of A Cremation Service


In the aftermath of a loved one's death, you will likely have to make a lot of decisions about how to best honor their memory. When you put a great deal of work into planning a cremation service that celebrates a life well lived, you may want to document it by hiring a videographer and planning a small DVD release for those who were close to the deceased person. Follow these dos and don'ts when making a DVD of the cremation service.

13 March 2017

Considering A Graveside Funeral Service? Here Are Some Elements To Include


Many families favor a graveside funeral service as an intimate way to say goodbye to their recently deceased loved one. This event can exclusively involve family members and may take place in addition to a larger service held at a funeral home that is open to members of the public, or it may simply be the only funeral service that is held. If you've decided to move forward with a graveside service, it's important to understand that the service can follow any outline you create; there's no "

9 March 2017

The Dos And Don'ts Of Having A Cremation Service In A Church


A cremation service that's held in a church can be a beautiful way of saying good-bye to a lost loved one. It can help you meet challenges you may face when making decisions about how to handle someone's final plans, and it can help mourners in ways you don't yet imagine. According to The New York Times, cremation services are becoming more popular than traditional funeral and burial services, and there are many reasons why this trend continues to rise.

6 March 2017

3 Things No One Tells You About Cremation Services


Cremation services are more popular than ever, and it's projected that this trend will continue to grow. There are many reasons that people choose cremation over traditional funeral and burial services. Whether you are consideration a cremation service as part of pre-planning your final affairs or making decisions for a lost loved one, there are things you've probably not yet heard about a cremation service. Consider these things no one tells you about cremation services.

6 March 2017

Hosting A Funeral With Ease


If you are in the position of hosting a funeral, you may be looking for ways to streamline the hosting process so that you can properly grieve your loved one. Here are some ways to make funeral planning easier. Get a Good Funeral Director A funeral director is there to make the process much easier for your family. If you enlist a good funeral director, they can take charge of almost all of the logistics.

2 March 2017

Ways to Make a Funeral of Your Loved One More Special at a Funeral Home


A funeral home is a reverent and beautiful place to hold a funeral for a deceased loved one, and if you want to make the occasion more personal for friends and family to honor a person's passing, the funeral home you choose is often happy to grant your wishes. Here are ways to make the remembrance event more meaningful for everyone who attends. Incorporate a beloved craft If your deceased loved one was known for a craft while they were living, such as knitting blankets, making candles, or even woodworking, incorporate their passion into the services.

24 February 2017

Cremating A Pet


If you have recently had a pet pass away, you may not be aware of the various options for pet cremation. This service is being offered by more and more cremation facilities as the process becomes more popular. Here is a guide to understanding this service. What is Pet Cremation? Pet cremation allows for pet remains to be cremated in a special facility, often separate from human cremation centers, but sometimes within the same complex.

29 December 2016