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Finding the Right Inscription for a Baby's Headstone

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When choosing an inscription for a headstone, there's usually the basic information, like the person's name and the years they were alive. But it's also common to choose some extra words to make the inscription more personal. For this, people often look to the life of the deceased person for inspiration. Whether they were a sports fan, a book lover or someone who had any kind of niche interest, there are usually some fitting words to be found.

3 July 2018

What Are the Benefits of Pre-Planning Your Funeral?

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Whilst nobody necessarily enjoys pondering their own funeral or the funeral of their loved ones, there are times when it can give you some major advantages. Pre-planning a funeral is simply a smart thing to do in cases where you've got the time to prepare. Read on to learn how pre-planning your funeral can be the best thing to do.  The Choices Are Yours When you pre-plan your funeral, you get to make the choices.

26 February 2018

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Restoring a Loved One's Headstone

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Picking a headstone for a loved one's gravesite is something that takes a significant amount of contemplation. Not only would you want the headstone to befit the deceased's personality, but you would also want it to be worthy of their last resting place. So, it is not surprising to find that headstones tend to be premium priced. However, once the funeral is over, some people forget that these headstones are exposed to the changing weather elements, which puts them at risk of deterioration.

10 October 2017

What a Funeral Home Can Do for Bereaved Families

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The demise of a loved one often leaves their families so sad and distraught that they may be overwhelmed by the funeral preparations. This is where funeral homes come in. When called upon, funeral homes cater to the needs of families that have lost their loved one. Even though not every situation is the same, funeral homes generally provide a range of services that can be customised to meet the exact needs of their clients.

11 April 2017

Common Add-On To Consider When Seeking Hearse Services

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Losing a loved one is one of the hardest moments anyone can go through. It does not matter how strong you are. In such moments of desperation, most people lack the mental clarity to look at issues objectively. For example, hiring a hearse is inevitable in such cases, but it can be a challenge for the affected family. Nonetheless, a mourning family deserves good service delivery. In this regard, hearse service providers usually give add-on services to clients in an effort to make the situation easier.

8 February 2017

Creating An 'Order Of Service' For A Loved-One's Funeral

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An important element of any funeral is the Order of Service booklet that is handed out to mourners.  Here's a quick overview of how to create an Order of Service. Page 1 This is the cover of your Order of Service.  The idea of the cover is to include a photo of the deceased, together with their name, date of birth and death date. The cover should be kept simple and free from fancy fonts and other embellishments so that the picture of the deceased is the focal point.

21 November 2016

Cemetery Monuments for Children

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No one ever wants to be in the tragic position of having to choose a cemetery monument for a child that has passed. This is a terrible thing for any parent or loved one to endure. However, if you are choosing a stone to mark the grave of a lost child and you aren't sure which one to choose, there are a few ideas you may want to consider: Photographs

27 September 2016

Arranging an Alternative Funeral for Your Loved One

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A funeral is a way to celebrate the life and passions of your loved one. Personal touches can make the day feel really special and are a nice way of offering a final gift to the departed. Planning a funeral can be a difficult process, and you might not want to spend hours researching different options. The following information will give you a clear picture of all the choices available for an alternative funeral, so that you can make your preference clear to the funeral director you choose.

31 August 2016