Writing Your Own Funeral Service for a Loved One

Unusual funeral customs around the world

Although the world is becoming more connected and traditional customs are being lost, funerals and funeral rituals remain diverse across cultures. Typically in the West, the body is taken to a funeral home to be attended by funeral directors before being driven to the memorial service in a hearse. Coffins are traditionally wooden or painted […]

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Three Simple Steps for a Loving and Respectful Non-Religious Funeral

In Australia today, 1 in 5 people select ‘none’ when asked to identify their religious affiliation, up from 1 in 250 in 1911. In a nation with a rich and diverse religious history, non-belief is rising rapidly, and whilst in everyday life these philosophical differences often remain unseen, in the event of a death of […]

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What Funeral Directors Do For a Family

Planning a funeral can be very difficult for anyone, which is why it’s good to work with a compassionate funeral director. This person can walk you through much of the process and handle many matters related to having a funeral conducted. It’s good to understand what funeral directors do when it comes to helping a […]

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The Importance of Pre-Planning your Funeral Service

The funeral service discussion is one that nobody wants to have; unfortunately, some uncomfortable discussions are unavoidable. For the sake of you and your family, it is very important that you pre-plan your funeral service as thoroughly as possible. With proper planning, you give your loved ones some much needed peace of mind in an already […]

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