What to Know Before Starting a Cemetery Restoration Committee

9 January 2019
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There is often little thought given to cemetery preservation as part of local historical groups and committees. In many cases, it is left to funeral homes to form their own preservation and cemetery restoration groups. If you are a funeral home director, and you are considering restoration projects for some of the cemeteries you have on your roster, there are some things to consider. Here are a few things you need to know before starting the restoration committee and setting dates for projects. Read More 

The Difficult Task of Choosing a Headstone on a Tight Budget

30 August 2018
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When someone is buried after they pass away, a headstone is normally placed at the gravesite to mark out who's resting there and maybe to give a few details about their life. If you're responsible for organising a headstone, you're probably not short on ideas for what you'd like, perhaps with some input from other family members. Sometimes, however, what you want and what you're able to have are quite different due to budget constraints. Read More 

4 Things You Can Do to Prepare For a Loved Ones Funeral

2 April 2018
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Preparing for a funeral can make the actual day itself much less stressful. If you prepare for the day, you can focus on what is essential - grieving for the loved one you have lost. Below is a guide to some of the things you should think about before a funeral which will help you to prepare. Establish where you will be sitting Not knowing where to sit can be very stressful. Read More 

Guide to Choosing Flowers for a Funeral Service

27 November 2017
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Flowers are a staple during a funeral as they add a personal touch to the service. Additionally, they can also be a heartfelt way to commemorate the deceased's life by choosing their favourite blooms. However, if you would like your flower selection to have symbolic meaning, you may need some guidance as to what to pick for the funeral service. Below is a simple guide that should help you narrow down your options when choosing flowers for a funeral service: Read More 

5 Burial Alternatives You Should Ask Your Funeral Director About

4 March 2016
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Ancient manuscripts teem with burial customs that we consider strange today, but space constraints and the need for eco-friendly burial options has pushed people to find new ways to honour their dead. The result is an interesting list of burial options you might want to consider in place of the normal burial customs for your loved one. Ask your funeral director about any of these options if you're looking for something different for your own or a loved one's burial arrangements: Read More