Planning A Beautiful Service

Planning A Beautiful Service

  • Choosing A Headstone As Part Of Your Funeral Planning: What You Should Know

    Did you know that most cemeteries have rules and regulations regarding the headstones they will allow on their plots? You can be limited in the size, shape, and preferred design of the memorial you want for your grave site marker. This doesn't mean you can't choose the perfect memorial for your final resting place, you just have to make sure you follow a few rules. Learn how to choose the perfect headstone as part of your funeral planning, so your marker not only expresses your personality best, but is approved to be placed forever on your grave site.

  • What Sort Of Flowers Are Appropriate For A Funeral?

    If you know someone who has past on, then you are going to want to send flowers to their funeral. If you are unsure about what type of flowers to send, this article is going to help you decide. There are some flowers that have traditionally been used at funerals. There are even traditions when it comes to color. Certain flowers are appropriate for funerals, but only if you use the correct color.

  • Four Unique Ideas For Personalizing A Grave Marker

    Your loved one was a unique and special person who contributed something nobody else could have to the world. He or she deserves to be honored with a grave marker that includes more than just birth and death dates. Consider using one or more of these ideas to create a grave marker that will let anyone who visits your loved one's grave know what an endearing, inspiring person he or she was.

  • Unusual Monuments and Funeral Homes

    Funeral homes can be creepy and fascinating. They are sometimes housed in beautiful historic homes or have unusual features about them. The following funeral homes (and one home built by an undertaker), vary from the quirky to the downright bizarre. Wilhem's Portland Memorial, Funeral Home, Mausoleum, and Crematory, Portland, OR In Portland, OR, there is a funeral home with a secret tomb underneath that is only open to the public on memorial day for an hour and a half.

  • Memorializing A Loved One Through Their Obituary

    If you are tasked with writing an obituary for a recently passed loved one, consider it an honor. You have the opportunity to pen the final words that might be written about the person. Take this opportunity to summarize this special person's life for current and future generations. Funeral homes can offer tips and resources, but the writing is up to you. Here some things to consider as you start creating this important memorial.

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Planning A Beautiful Service

When my mom passed away, my dad and I were charged with the task of planning a funeral that everyone would love. Unfortunately, this would prove to be a difficult task, since many of my mom's relatives didn't speak English. We mulled over what to do, and we decided to meet with the funeral director for a few tips. He told us a few ideas for how to make the experience easy for everyone to understand, and we implemented his suggestions. It was incredible how much easier it made things on the day of the funeral. Read here for more funeral arrangement tips so that you aren't left stressing about more than you need to.