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]

Special Gifts For Close Loved Ones At A Funeral

When you have to deal with a funeral on top of the loss you are already experiencing, you may sometimes feel overwhelmed. One thing that can help the feelings of anxiety that can pop up during this difficult time is to focus your energy on things that will help you and others honor the memory of your lost loved one. You may consider getting one or more of these special gifts for others who were close to the person who passed away. [Read More]