The Final Journey: Inspiring Ideas For Funerals

The Final Journey: Inspiring Ideas For Funerals

  • Replacing Old Headstones: Things to Consider

    If you frequently visit the graves of a family member from a previous generation, you may be concerned about the condition of the headstone. Although the stone used to mark graves is incredibly hardy, with the passage of time, it can begin to decay due to the impact of the weather and local environment. Seeing a grave marker fall apart can be upsetting because it may seem like the memory of the deceased is slipping away as their headstone crumbles.

  • Why You Should Learn How to Plan a Funeral Even If You Don't Need To

    Planning a funeral is something nobody ever wants to do, but there's a good chance you'll have to at some point. When you've just lost someone, arranging a service and all of the other things that need to be sorted out make it all more difficult, yet it has to be done. Because funeral planning is such a dreaded activity, it's not something you'd really want to think about unless you had to.

  • Receiving Cremation Services At A Funeral Home

    The life of every loved one that passed away is unique, and families often choose to commemorate their loved ones in different ways. While some may prefer quiet and solemn burial ceremonies, others go for either quicker or livelier celebrations of life when a loved one passes away. Funeral homes typically provide a range of services that apply to either burial or cremation. If your family decides on cremation services, there are several factors to consider in preparation for the process.

  • How to Plan a Greek Orthodox Funeral When There Are No Orthodox Churches in Your Town

    If you are Greek Orthodox and there is not a Greek Orthodox church in your community, you may be wondering how you can have a funeral. There are lots of options. Here are some tips and ideas to consider. 1. Plan a Funeral Service in Another Town If you want to have your own funeral or the funeral of a loved one in an Orthodox church, you may need to plan to go to another town.

  • Dealing with Loss- Preparation Made easier with Funeral Directors

    Death in a home is a devastating occurrence that cripples many people emotionally. At these times, funeral directors play an important role of service in ensuring the family handles the funeral properly. Funeral directors console family members, arrange funerals, and prepare the deceased body properly for the family. Beyond these services, funeral directors offer further assistance to the families in certain procedural and regulatory matters that accompany death. In these times of bereavement, you will definitely need the guidance of a caring and professional funeral director to handle some of the following matters:

  • About Me

    The Final Journey: Inspiring Ideas For Funerals

    Funerals can bring forth such a range of emotions: melancholy, grief, regret, relief and nostalgia. As an assistant at a funeral parlour, I am privileged to help people with organising their loved one’s final journey. I have learnt that a good funeral parlour can make the occasion truly commemorative. When I attend funerals for friends, I am saddened to see that so many ceremonies are traditional and joyless. I later find out that the family members simply weren’t aware of options such as a graveside memorial service. I love the fact that one of my tasks involves showing family members various venues and demonstrating what can be done. In this humble little blog, I hope to make it my mission to share some of the ideas – big and small – from the best funerals I have seen. Perhaps it will give you some inspiration at a difficult time. Bless.