5 Ways To Use Casket Colors In A Funeral

One of the elements with the biggest potential impact on the look of a funeral is often one of the most underrated: casket color. Some people are even surprised to know that they have a wide variety of colors and styles to choose from. Whether you're pre-planning your own services or planning for a loved one, here are a few ways to use casket color to honor the deceased's memory.  Read More 

Cremation Jewelry: Keeping Your Loved One Next To Your Heart

The cremation of a loved one can seem so final. Burial creates a final resting placeā€”a place that can be visited for quiet reflection. Of course, cremation doesn't always prevent this final resting place. Cremated remains can be buried at a cemetery or even in your yard (depending on local zoning ordinances). They can also be kept in an urn at home. But if those ashes are to be scattered, you might find the conclusive nature of the process to be too much to bear. Read More 

Key Cremation Facts You Should Understand Before You Need The Service

If you are facing the imminent loss of a loved one who wishes to be cremated, it's important that you have a full understanding of the process and what you need to do in advance. Cremation requires fewer decisions than a traditional burial, but there are some specific concerns that must be addressed. Here are some of the things that your crematorium wants you to know before you need their services. Read More 

Has Your Loved One Passed Away? 4 Reasons To Choose A Memorial Service

If your loved one has passed away, and you're making final preparations, you might be trying to decide between a funeral and a memorial. If that's the case, the first thing you need to do is contact your local funeral memorial home. One of the benefits of working with a funeral home is that they can help you make the arrangements for both types of services. If you're not sure what type of service is right for your loved one, read the information provided below. Read More 

Understanding The Purpose And Potential Benefits Of Flat Grave Markers

The way in which families choose to mark the gravesite of a loved one is an extremely personal decision. In addition to providing basic genealogical information such as name and the dates of birth and death, grave markers can provide important clues about the interests, personality, career and other memorable information about the deceased. While most families are familiar with traditional headstones and monuments, many may have questions about the purpose and potential benefits offered by the use of increasingly popular flat grave markers. Read More