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Top Tips to Help You Plan a Memorial Service

Once you lose a loved one, you may decide to hold a memorial service to celebrate his or her life. In this excerpt, you will learn how to plan and execute a successful memorial service. Location.  Your choice of location will be guided by the wishes and beliefs of the deceased. For instance, if the deceased was religious, you may opt to hold the memorial in his or her place of worship. Read More 

When it May be Time to Consider Cemetery Restoration

Cemeteries bring about a wide array of thoughts and emotion. Grief, honour, tradition and history, are all words that are associated with these sacred places. Therefore, they need to be attended to and handled with care. Part of our past lives on in the monuments and gravestones these grounds hold. In time many of these monuments and stones begin to deteriorate. They break down or lose their engravings. With the loss of these markers comes the loss of the history they contain. Read More 

Planning a Funeral for a Newborn Child: A Guide for Parents

No parent expects to bury their newborn child. Unfortunately, every year babies arrive still-born or die shortly after birth. Suddenly, parents have to face the prospect of planning a funeral instead of celebrating a birth. This can be incredibly difficult. Below is a guide which will help you to plan a funeral for your baby. Choosing a funeral director A funeral director will help you to make the necessary arrangements so your child can be cremated or buried. Read More 

Choosing a Cemetery Monument: 3 Things to Consider

If you are planning the funeral, you will no doubt be busy telling those who knew the deceased of their passing and working out the type of service you would like. However, one important thing you may have so far overlooked is the type of cemetery monument you would like to erect to mark the final resting place of your loved one. Below is a guide which will help you with the process of choosing a monument. Read More 

A Few Important Tips When Needing to Make Decisions About Funeral Planning

Funeral planning is not an easy task for anyone, and the person charged with planning a funeral may juggle the wishes of the deceased as well as the surviving family, while still considering budget, religious customs and traditions, and so much more. If you need to plan a funeral, note a few tips that might help you make some of those decisions, so the process is as easy as possible for you. Read More 

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Managing funerals for people missing at sea

My uncle disappeared one day after rock fishing. It was really hard for my aunt because there was not a body to bury, but it was pretty clear that he had been swept out to sea. It turns out that this happens a lot, especially with sailors and people who spend a lot of time on boats. The funeral home organised a beautiful memorial service so that we could have a chance to say goodbye. It was a really beautiful ceremony and very true to his spirit and personality. This blog is all about ceremonies for people who are missing and has tips from experts as well as people who've gone through the experience of losing a loved one.

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Top Tips to Help You Plan a Memorial Service
1 February 2019

Once you lose a loved one, you may decide to hold

When it May be Time to Consider Cemetery Restoration
9 September 2018

Cemeteries bring about a wide array of thoughts an

Planning a Funeral for a Newborn Child: A Guide for Parents
21 March 2018

No parent expects to bury their newborn child. Unf

Choosing a Cemetery Monument: 3 Things to Consider
28 November 2017

If you are planning the funeral, you will no doubt

A Few Important Tips When Needing to Make Decisions About Funeral Planning
19 May 2017

Funeral planning is not an easy task for anyone, a