Tips For Discussing Your Preference For Cremation

Cremation is at an all-time high in popularity. In fact, its rapidly growing popularity is one of the most drastic changes in the funeral industry in many years. The Smithsonian reports that just over half of Americans are now choosing cremation over traditional burial methods. If you have decided that cremation is the right choice for you, talking to your loved ones about this decision is important. Follow these tips for discussing a preference for cremation with your family. Read More 

Role Ideas For The “Pallbearers” During A Processional For A Cremation Funeral

At a funeral that will be followed by a burial, it's common for a handful of specially chosen people to serve as pallbearers. These individuals' main task is to carry the casket from the front of the funeral home to a waiting vehicle at the conclusion of the service. If you're arranging a funeral for a family member who has been cremated, you may feel as though choosing pallbearers is unnecessary. Read More 

Remember Them With Love And Honor: How To Choose The Perfect Cemetery Monument For Your Loved One

If your loved one has recently passed away, and you're making funeral arrangements, you'll need to plan for the monument. The monument will not only mark where your loved one is laid to rest, it also serves as a memorial to their life. You want to to be perfect for them. There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a monument. Here are four steps you should take when selecting a monument for your loved one. Read More 

4 Things You Should Leave Off Gravestones

Making final plans for your loved one can be complex. Your funeral director can help you with any questions you have about making these choices while you are grieving. When it comes to making decisions about memorial grave markers, sometimes what you leave off them can be as important as what you ultimately decide to include. Be sure to leave these things off the tombstone for your loved one. Don't Include Over a Full Paragraph of Prose Read More 

3 Essential Tips For Planning A Cremation Service

When the time comes to plan a cremation service for a loved one, you will need to put careful thought into each detail to properly memorialize your loved one. No matter which type of cremation service you want to plan, creating a task list is one way that you can simplify the process and be sure that you cover all the important point during a memorial service. These essentials tips can help you stay on track while preparing for a cremation service. Read More