Writing Your Own Funeral Service for a Loved One
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Writing Your Own Funeral Service for a Loved One

Hi, my name is Crystal, and I love tradition and ritual, but I also love novel things and creating something special just for one person. When my mum died a few years ago, I decided that I wanted to write her funeral service – not just my eulogy, but the whole service. I wanted to tie in traditional elements as well as Bible verses and poems that she loved, but I also wanted something that was just for her and her alone. I learned a lot through that experience. If you have lost a loved one, I extend you my sympathy. I know how that feels, and I want to help with the funeral service. This blog has ideas and tips for writing your own service as well as a range of other things. I hope it helps.

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Writing Your Own Funeral Service for a Loved One

  • Top Strategies to Help Funeral Homes Provide Multicultural Services

    30 August 2021

    Gone are the days when funeral homes only provided services to particular cultures or religions. Today, funerals homes are accommodating diverse cultures in their services, and for good reasons. Offering multicultural funeral services expands your client base and allows employees to appreciate diversity. However, being successful at organising multicultural funerals is only possible with the right strategy. Multicultural Chapel In the past, funeral homes had to organise a Christian family service in a church setting.

  • 3 Facts About Cremation

    14 June 2021

    Memorials and funeral services can have a significant impact on the finances of grieving families. It is mainly the case if the deceased did not have a funeral insurance plan in place. Cremation has proven to be a more affordable way to lay loved ones to rest, which might explain its increasing popularity in Australia. That said, some people choose cremation because of its affordability. While there is nothing wrong with the decision, it is better to learn and understand more about cremation.

  • Planning a COVID-Safe Funeral: A Guide

    23 February 2021

    If you have recently lost someone you love, you may be wondering about the impact COVID may have on the funeral service. This article will guide you through some of the steps you can take to ensure that the funeral is COVID-safe, such as social distancing around the grave, wearing a mask, not travelling to and from the funeral in large groups, and limiting the number of mourners who can attend the funeral service.

  • Two types of funeral services you may need to request for a very small funeral

    20 November 2020

    If you are having a very small funeral for someone who has passed away, here are a couple of specific funeral services you may need to request from the funeral home. A pallbearer service In this situation, it's likely that you will need to make use of the funeral home's pallbearer service. At a large funeral, there will usually be at least a few people in attendance who are both strong enough to carry the coffin and who will not be so distressed by the deceased's passing that they feel emotionally unable to do this task.

  • 3 Qualities to Pay Attention to When Choosing the Right Funeral Home

    21 August 2020

    No one wants to experience any trying times in life. However, such times are often inevitable, especially when a family loses a loved one. During this time, grief is almost unbearable, but the family members have to mourn their loved one and organise a decent funeral service for them. And for the bereaved family to do it better, it should find a reputable funeral home, where the deceased is preserved as they organise the funeral service.