If you are considering cremation because you do not like the idea of your body spending years rotting in a coffin, or you prefer to be turned into dust, there are some things you should know first. First and foremost, the entire body does not turn into dust. Many people are surprised by this fact, and many want to know why. To answer that question, you have to turn to the science behind the cremation process as it applies to the burning body: [Read More]
Last Wishes: Do You Know If Your Loved One Would Rather Be Cremated?
It's tough to plan a funeral when grief overcomes you after the death of a loved one. All too often, last wishes aren't made known to family. Guessing whether your loved one wants a religious service or a secular service, to be buried in a dark blue suit or a festive red dress, to be buried or cremated are all decisions that are difficult to make under duress. Mortality isn't an easy subject to broach. [Read More]
Memorial Keepsake Gifts For Honoring Your Loved One
As you plan a funeral for a close family member, you may want to consider tending to the emotional needs of your relatives during this difficult time. There are several wonderful options for memorial gifts you can use to help those you love cope with the grieving process while creating a touching way to honor the person you've lost. Here are just some of the many options available. Memorial Garden Stone [Read More]
What Factors Should You Consider When Selecting A Headstone?
A loved one's headstone can serve as a testament to his or her life and be a way to express the love of family and friends. Choosing a headstone might seem like a simple task, but there are many small considerations that determine which one is right. To help with your selection, here are some factors that can influence the appearance of the headstone. Laser Etched Vs. Traditional Engraving Due to advances in technology, you have an additional choice when it comes to the engraving on the stone. [Read More]