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Flowers, Poems and Beautiful Elements for Funerals


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Flowers, Poems and Beautiful Elements for Funerals

Hi, my name is Maxine, and I'm glad you find my blog. A few years ago, I lost my husband, and I learned how challenging it can be to plan a funeral. Luckily, I had the help of a great funeral director to guide me. One of the things he impressed upon me was the need to make funerals beautiful. There are a host of ways that you can do that, and they include everything from readings to songs and from flowers to the venue. If you are planning a funeral, I offer condolences on your loss, and I hope you can find the information you seek here. Thank you for reading!

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Two funeral arranging tips for visually impaired people
14 May 2021

Here are some funeral arranging tips to follow if

Benefits of a Custom Memorial Bench for a Monument
29 January 2021

If you are considering upgrading the monuments for

When an Open Casket Funeral Becomes a Family Dispute
21 December 2020

A family dispute is the last thing you want when y

Replacing a Monument Headstone: A Guide
24 August 2020

If a family monument headstone is looking tired an

Funerals: When Next of Kin Refuse to Recognise the Deceased's Gender Transition
30 April 2020

When a transgender family member or friend passes

Two funeral arranging tips for visually impaired people

Here are some funeral arranging tips to follow if you're visually impaired. Choose the casket and the flowers in person Many funeral homes can help their clients to arrange funerals virtually. They can, for example, let people choose caskets online through their websites and order the funeral flowers online, too. However, even if your visual impairment is mild or moderate, rather than severe, and you can, therefore, see some of the images on a computer screen, you should still choose the casket and the flowers in person. Read More 

Benefits of a Custom Memorial Bench for a Monument

If you are considering upgrading the monuments for your family's burial site, you may be wondering which memorials are available. In some cases, you may not want to stick to the traditional headstone or monument. If you are looking for something unique, then a memorial bench may be ideal. Here are a few of the reasons why this monument type may be an option for you. All-Inclusive Memorial One of the reasons that many people choose memorial benches and specifically custom memorial benches is that they offer a monument option for an entire family burial plot. Read More 

When an Open Casket Funeral Becomes a Family Dispute

A family dispute is the last thing you want when you're planning a funeral. But such disputes can arise when it comes to certain aspects of the funeral, such as whether or not to have an open casket. But why would this even be a point of conflict? Reasons for an Open Casket Family members who are pushing for an open-casket funeral will have their own reasons for doing so. They might feel that it's traditional for the deceased to be on display during a funeral, which might be informed by their religious beliefs, whether or not the deceased had the same beliefs. Read More 

Replacing a Monument Headstone: A Guide

If a family monument headstone is looking tired and weathered, you may be wondering about your options when it comes to replacing it. This article will guide you through the process. Read on to find out everything you need to know. Make contact The first thing you will need to do is to contact the funeral service which runs the cemetery. The funeral service will be able to assess the monument headstone to establish if it can be cleaned and repaired or if a new monument is needed. Read More 

Funerals: When Next of Kin Refuse to Recognise the Deceased’s Gender Transition

When a transgender family member or friend passes away, surely their funeral will reflect their transition? Sadly, this is not always the case. Their gender identity will not necessarily be mentioned during their funeral service, and in some cases, they can be deliberately reverted back to their birth gender, with their transition completely ignored. But why is this the case? And is there anything you can do to rectify the matter? Read More