My name is Evan, and I am a funeral director at a busy funeral home in the Midwestern United States. I have found that many loved ones want to personalize the funeral experience, but they simply don't know how. I am going to outline some ways that you can make a funeral unique to the person you are celebrating. From dramatic readings to favorite music to decorated caskets, the only limit is your imagination when it comes to planning the perfect funeral. I hope your mind will be open to the possibilities the next time you are in the unfortunate situation of having to plan a funeral.
11 February 2018
Planning a funeral is something that most people don't really think about doing, but is something that you will likely be involved in at some point in your life. Because of this, it is important that you have an idea of what to expect and that you prepare yourself as much as you possibly can. Thankfully, there are some tips that can help make the process successful for you and allow you to create a touching and memorable funeral service.
26 November 2017
When making plans for your final arrangements, it is important to know that you have options other than a traditional burial. One popular alternative to a standard burial is cremation. Check out just a few of the reasons a cremation might be a better option for your needs. 1. Cremation is Significantly Cheaper Than a Burial One common reason that people opt for cremation over a burial is that cremation is a significantly cheaper alternative.
3 November 2017
When choosing funeral arrangements for your loved one, you may want to consider more than just the traditional casket spray. If you are looking for some additional ways to pay tribute to your loved one, here are some options you can use to create a beautiful look around the casket: Funeral Pillows Funeral pillows can be placed in the casket, or they can be added to the casket spray. They are typically adorned with flowers, but you can also purchase simple satin designs with a few flowers and a ribbon.
25 October 2017
It's usually not a good idea to go shopping while you're in a highly emotional state. You're liable to make decisions that you wouldn't make otherwise and may be prone to overspending. Unfortunately, when someone you love dies and you're the one that has to arrange the funeral, you have no choice but to spend money, right when you're at your most vulnerable. It's easy to feel compelled to overspend in an attempt to honor your loved one.
4 October 2017
When your loved one passes away and will be cremated, it's often a highly upsetting time for you and your surviving family members. Even though you know the person is no longer living, the thought of the cremation process can be naturally upsetting. Crematorium staff know that this is an emotional time for you and your family, and go out of their way to be respectful and accommodating during the entire cremation process.