When your loved one chooses cremation, you may still want to have a viewing before the cremation process occurs. There are many options you can choose from to make this part of the funeral one that provides closure for your family. Here are a few options to consider when planning a viewing before cremation. Family Viewing For some families, having a viewing at the funeral home directly before the service is performed provides the closure needed.
17 January 2018
Hosting a funeral reception can be a way for friends and family to gather after the funeral services are complete, or it can be held in conjunction with a viewing before the funeral begins. The reception offers a way to honor your loved one while also sharing a meal with family and friends. If you are considering hosting a funeral reception, here are a few things to consider as you plan.
10 January 2018
Planning a cremation service alone can be challenging on an emotional level when you're in mourning. If you're in a situation where you need to plan the service with a stranger, it can be intimidating. However, it can be a pleasant experience for all as you strive to celebrate the memory of your lost loved one. Follow these tips when planning a cremation service with a stranger. Address the Elephant in the Room
9 January 2018
The passing on of a loved one is stressful enough without the added financial burden. There's the casket, the hearse, embalming fees, cemetery charges; the list is endless. Arranging a funeral service can be an expensive affair and beyond the reach of many families. So how can you make it affordable yet dignified to plan a funeral? Research and Compare Costs Funeral homes are required by law to give an itemized price list on request.
9 January 2018
When planning funerals, some people choose to have programs printed out for mourners. These programs give everyone an idea of what to expect during the services as well as the estimated times for each part of the day. If you are considering this option as you plan a funeral for a loved one, here are a few things you can include in the programs. Cover Photo Funeral programs can also be used as a keepsake, giving mourners a way to remember the services as well as their loved one who has passed away.
5 January 2018