A Celebration Funeral Service

How To Create A Funeral That Celebrates Life

Rather than mourning the passing of their loved ones, many people are taking a different approach, choosing instead to celebrate the lives that they lived. Doing this has completely changed the kind of send-off people are getting and many people are deciding that this is a more fitting way to go. There are many options that you can choose from when you wish to have a funeral that celebrates life. Liaising with the right funeral planning team can help you to have a funeral that is in keeping with the kind of send-off you or your loved one may have wanted. Read More 

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Music For A Funeral

A memorial service celebrates the deceased, but it really exists for the benefit of that person's family and friends, to help them accept the loss and begin the grieving process. Many factors set the tone—the arrangement of seating in the room, for example, as well as the lighting and decorations such as flowers and photos. Music also plays a significant role. Although many families choose one particular song, services typically allow for many songs to be placed, especially while guests gather informally before the service begins and after it ends. Read More 

Surprises When Dealing With Death For The First Time As An Adult

It's very common for children to have to deal with death, but when someone you know dies when you're an adult, the situation becomes very different. Now you may have to handle funeral arrangements for the person, and there are some issues that you should know about before you start working with the funeral home. Preliminary Death Certificates One of the nice things about funeral homes today is that the morticians are often so well acquainted with local hospitals that the transfer of information regarding the body and death is fairly seamless. Read More 

Reasons To Build A Website Honoring The Life Of Your Loved One Before The Funeral

As you plan the funeral for a loved one who has recently passed away, no detail is too small to overlook. When it comes to telling the story of your loved one's life, as well as educating people about the funeral service and burial, one idea to pursue is to build a website dedicated to these jobs. While it's true that your funeral home will post the obituary and perhaps even a photo gallery, some people still favor the approach of designing and putting up their own website as a tribute — even if it's in a simple blog format. Read More 

Tips For Releasing A Loved One’s Cremated Remains In A Helium Balloon

One of the good things about a family member choosing to be cremated upon his or her death is that there's a seemingly endless list of ways that you can deal with the cremated remains. While many families favor a simple scattering ceremony at a place of significance, you may wish to evaluate the options that are a little more unorthodox. At some scattering ceremonies, the family will release helium balloons into the air — you can take this idea a step further and hire a company to put some of your loved one's remains in a large helium balloon that you can release — resulting in one of the more unique cremation scattering ceremonies around. Read More