2021

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Sharing The Burden: Ideas For Funeral Arrangements

Hello, everybody. My name is Lois, and I am in my seventies. It might be hard to believe, but I attended my first funeral when I was sixty-five years old. Since then, I have suffered the loss of quite a few family members and close friends. In fact, I have now organised over a dozen funerals. As someone who had been so blessed, it really came as a shock when I first experienced the trauma of making funeral arrangements whilst still finding time to grieve. It really taught me the importance of having an empathetic and creative funeral director that can help share the burden and honour your loved one appropriately. Hopefully, this blog will help those who, like me, had no idea about the enormity of the task a funeral organiser faces. I trust that the ideas within will prove comforting and inspiring during this difficult time. Thank you.

Burying a Loved One’s Ashes in a Cemetery: What’s Involved?

29 June 2021
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The cremation rate in Australia is around 69% of all deaths. While the number of Australians deciding to be buried in a casket is on the decline, sometimes cremations lead to burials. What does this involve? What to Do With the Ashes There are a number of choices of what to do with the cremated ashes of a loved one. The ashes can simply be displayed at home, allowing you to feel as though your loved one is still with you, in some form. Read More …

Two Situations in Which You Should Order a Small and Simple Headstone

26 March 2021
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Whilst there are many circumstances in which it is best to order a large and wonderfully-elaborate headstone, here are two situations in which it might be better to pick a small and simple one. You will not have lots of time to clean the headstone When choosing headstones, many funeral home clients forget to consider how often the particular style they want will need to be cleaned. If, for instance, it is a very long drive from your home to the cemetery, and your visits to the grave will have to be quite brief, then you must pick a simple and small headstone that will not take long to clean. Read More …