Saying goodbye to Gran

The Importance of a Funeral Headstone

When someone dies, the funeral and what happens afterwards play an important part in helping people to get some closure from the death. Being able to heal from what is often a fairly traumatic experience means that a number of important things need to happen, such as getting the correct headstone or tombstone in place, with the appropriate wording.  Role of a funeral  Whilst there are many types of funerals, a funeral's central purpose is usually to allow family and friends to come together. Read More 

A Couple Of Things To Finalise In Your Search For The Right Funeral Home

Losing a loved one is one of the most emotionally challenging times to go through in your life. Having to plan for their funeral while grieving can make this period seem even more unbearable since you are tasked with much more than just grieving your beloved. Therefore, it is not uncommon to find that some bereaved individuals will go through the planning in a daze, unsure of what they should be focusing on. Read More 

How to Create a Truly Fitting Memorial for a Loved One

Death is never easy to deal with at the best of times and when somebody very close to your passes away, it can be very traumatic. You will feel as if there is a large hole in your life where this person used to be, and you will also feel a great deal of sadness as you reflect on your time together. Your dearly departed may have opted for traditional burial rather than cremation and you now have to make arrangements to secure the burial site. Read More 

A Guide on Cemetery Restoration

Cemeteries have deep meanings in many societies around the world. They not only provide communities with a place to bury their dead but also remind members of significant events, such as wars and plagues. Over time, cemeteries get run down due to poor management. This extract discusses how to restore a cemetery.  Form a management committee.  The management committee should comprise people interested in restoring the graveyard. The functions of the committee include: Read More 

Cremation Options That Allow You to Become One with the Natural World

To be buried is to be returned to and to become one with the earth. It's a ritual that has been a part of humanity for more than 100,000 years. Placing a loved one's remains in the ground not only has practical aspects but also creates a final resting place where those who loved the deceased can visit and reflect. The ritual of burial is not the only option, and many people choose to be cremated. Read More 

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Saying goodbye to Gran

My grandma had such a hard life. She was a real battler and had seen some tragic things, but she kept going and kept a smile on her face. I hope that we did a good job in honouring her spirit with her funeral services. When someone has had a hard life, it's a balance to tell everyone their story while also remembering the light and fun sides of their personality. Remembering someone so special is a blessing but also a great responsibility. This blog is all about making sure you say goodbye in a way that remembers the whole person.