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.
13 July 2017
When someone you care about passes, send a floral arrangement that pays homage to how they lived their life. For many people, work is an essential part of who they are; pay tribute to this by sending flowers with a theme or detail that reflects the vocation of the deceased. Some funeral flowers that reflect some various jobs include these arrangement ideas: Teachers and educators. For a teacher, have your florist add apples or typical school staples, like pencils and books to the display.
27 June 2017
Although it might not seem as common as scattering cremated remains outdoors or keeping them in an urn in a family member's residence, some people wish to have their remains kept in a columbarium at the local cemetery. This structure is designed to hold urns that carry cremated remains. Just as you might visit a cemetery to stand by a headstone and pay your respects, you might also find yourself going to the columbarium after a loved one is cremated to stand in front of where the person's urn is kept.
14 June 2017
As you consider the details that relate to your funeral and share them with your family so that they can be carried out after your death, you may decide that you wish to be cremated. Once you've made this decision, there is still more to think about. An important decision that you'll need to make it what you want done with your cremated remains. Some people want them kept with the family, while others ask for the remains to be scattered in a special place.
26 May 2017
If a simple funeral arrangement won't do, send flowers that have underlying meaning to convey your special sentiment. Different blooms and greens have distinct meanings, some which are rooted in history and others that have adopted these traits through popular culture. Talk to your florist about creating distinctive arrangements that will express how you feel at this difficult time. Say something special with the flowers you send to a funeral:
12 May 2017
As you near the end of your life you might start contemplating your own mortality and end of life decisions. For instance, it is important that you start thinking about your funeral and what you want it to be, how much it will cost, and so forth. Here are some things you should know about planning a funeral. What Are The Benefits To Pre-Planning A Funeral? If you are sick, or believe that you will be passing away soon, you should consider pre-planning a funeral.