Category: Funeral

The Tradition of Wearing Black to Funerals: An Exploration Through Time and Across Cultures

For centuries, the color black has been synonymous with mourning and funerals in many cultures. But have you ever wondered why this dark hue is so closely associated with death and grief? This article delves into the history, cultural interpretations, and symbolism of wearing black to funerals, while also highlighting other funeral traditions around the […]

What is a memorial service?
What is a Memorial Service: A Comprehensive Guide

A memorial service is a unique and meaningful way to honor a departed loved one. But what exactly is a memorial service? How does it differ from other forms of end-of-life ceremonies? In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the memorial service meaning, explore the different elements involved, and even offer some practical tips on […]

Community Memorials: The Role in Collective Healing

When life throws curveballs and we face heartbreak, we humans have this age-old habit of creating memorials to cope and remember. It’s like our way of saying, ‘Hey, we remember, and we care.’ From ancient times to our Instagram tributes today, the way we do it has changed a lot. However, not everyone’s on the […]

Navigating Funeral Planning with Grace: A Guide for Summer Memorials in Victoria

Losing a loved one is undoubtedly one of life’s most challenging experiences. As we navigate the process of saying our final farewells, summer brings its own set of considerations, especially in the warm and sunny city of Victoria. In this guide, we’ll explore the unique aspects of planning a funeral in the hot summer months, […]

Monuments Beyond Borders: Exploring International Memorials

When it comes to honoring and remembering the departed, different cultures and countries have unique ways of expressing their sentiments through headstones or their equivalents. In this blog post, we will take a journey across three different countries to explore how they recognize the deceased and create lasting memorials. Japan: Serene Simplicity in Gravestone Design […]

Honoring a Loved One With Memorial Gifts

Honoring a Loved One With Memorial Gifts No matter the situation, it’s impossible to prepare for the loss of a loved one. The creation of a gift to remember them by or commemorate their life can help everyone affected by the loss cope a little better with the grief. Homemade or professionally done, these gifts […]

Spring Funeral Etiquette Tips You Should Know

Spring Funeral Etiquette Tips You Should Know Ben Franklin once said, “Death, along with taxes, is the only certain thing in life.” In life, death and funerals are inevitable and knowing how to act before and during a funeral as well as thinking about what you say before you say it are all vital tips […]

What To Write In a Eulogy

What To Write In a Eulogy When a loved one passes away, this can be an extremely difficult time for each person involved. They say that the funeral of a loved one, whether they are to be buried or cremated, is one of the most important elements of the service as it helps the family […]

Can’t Make it to The Funeral? Here Are 10 Ways You Can Still Participate.

Whether it’s time, distance, cost, or the dreaded virus that currently plagues us, there are many perfectly valid reasons you might not be able to attend a funeral service. Or sometimes there is simply no service or the family requests no visitation besides immediate family. This is understandable and should be respected, but one can […]

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