Collecting Memories: The Importance of a Funeral Guest Book

Funeral arranging involves a great number of tasks, ideally shared between family and friends of the deceased in conjunction with your chosen funeral director. There's one aspect of the funeral that shouldn't be overlooked, and this is the importance of a guest book. It allows those present to share memories of your loved one, culminating in a beautiful, compassionate book of memories that can be treasured in the years to come. [Read More]

What Are the Benefits of a Pre-Arranged Funeral?

A significant number of people decide to pre-arrange their own funeral, for two specific reasons. Firstly, it allows them to specify all the details of how they want their funeral to be arranged so that it can provide clarity for their loved ones to organise and arrange the right type of service. The second reason, and a much more common one, is financial. The cost of a funeral in Australia is currently estimated to be between AUS $4,000 and $15,000, which can be a significant amount of money for a family struggling to come to terms with a bereavement to find. [Read More]

A Guide to Planning a Memorial

A memorial is the best way to celebrate the life a deceased loved one. Read the article below to learn the various considerations you should make when planning a memorial. Timing Memorials are held after the burial. Therefore, you may choose to hold the service a few months after the funeral or as an anniversary. The best time to hold the memorial is during a weekend or holiday when friends and family members are free. [Read More]

How to Plan and Execute a Cremation Service

There are various options to consider when planning an end-of-life ceremony. Cremation is a method of disposing dead bodies where the body is burnt to ashes. In this article, you will learn how to plan for a cremation service. Invitations.  Send invitations to close friends and family. The invites should contain the date and venue of the memorial service and the cremation date. If the person was a public figure, put an obituary in local dailies. [Read More]