The passing of a loved one is one of the most trying times of a person's life. Family and friends can give their support and offer comfort, but it's often not enough. This is where funeral homes come in. Apart from handling funeral and burial arrangements, funeral homes offer support services that can help the bereaved cope with their loss. This post explores the different grief support services provided by funeral homes.
The casket in which your loved one will be honored during their funeral or viewing is the centerpiece of that event. But can you decorate the casket? Should you? And if so, how? Here's what you need to know to plan the right send-off. Can You Decorate the Casket? The short answer is, yes, you may decorate the actual casket. This is up to the person planning the funeral, but casket decorations are increasingly common — and increasingly personalized.
There are few moments in life as emotionally charged and difficult to navigate as the death of a loved one. It's hard enough to cope with the pain of losing someone without having to figure out what kind of ceremony or memorial service to arrange. But you still need to make sure that the service is meaningful and honors your loved one in a special and unique way. Here are some tips for arranging an appropriate and meaningful memorial service.
Death and dying is not a process most people go through regularly. It is a unique experience that comes with its own language. Understanding what the funeral home is saying goes a long way to understanding and navigating the process. Here are a few terms and meaning you may need to know. 1. Crematory or Crematorium A crematory is a location where cremation professionals cremate the body. Many people use the two words interchangeably.
Funeral homes provide services pertaining to death, cremation, and burial. Morticians, funeral home directors, and other staff members help family members to bury their loved ones with dignity and grace. Planning ahead can give you peace of mind as you work through the funeral process. These are some funeral services that funeral home staff members can provide for people thinking about death care for themselves or loved ones: 1. Choose a final resting place.