Special Angels: Lessons They Don't Teach In School

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Special Angels: Lessons They Don't Teach In School

As the manager of a home for physically and intellectually challenged children, I have a variety of jobs. One special job is organising a funeral when one of our angels passes on. My goal is to make the occasion joyous and comforting for the families of the children. Our carers also develop strong bonds with these children, and the service is a release of emotion for them as well. Over the years, I have worked with many excellent funeral directors and developed a range of options that make each service unique and memorable. In recent times, friends have started to ask me for advice when they find themselves in the difficult situation of organising a funeral. I have created this blog as I realise that textbooks and school lessons really don't prepare you for this important task. I wish you well.

How To Choose A Funeral Planning Service

There is a myriad of activities that must be conducted as you plan and execute a funeral. In most cases, these activities can overburden you, given that you are grieving a deceased loved one. Funeral planning solutions are service providers that help individuals and families as they plan for funerals. This article proposes some questions to ask a funeral planning service before engaging the service provider. Hopefully, it will help you choose a suitable service. Read More 

Cremation: A Step-by-step Guide

Cremation is an alternative to burial. The process itself is simple and economical, but the various steps involved may seem complex at first glance. This article provides a step-by-step guide to the process of cremating a body. 1. Identification, documentation, and security When the body arrives at the crematory, staff members will perform some necessary tasks before the actual cremation process. First, they check the identification tags that were placed on the deceased by the funeral home to verify that they are receiving the correct body. Read More 

Temporary Grave Monuments: A Guide

It can sometimes take time before a grave monument is ready to be installed. The installation of a permanent memorial for loved ones who have passed on should be done in style, but it may not be your first priority. However, waiting for the right moment to install your permanent memorial will ensure that you do not disappoint loved one's who were fortunate enough to get buried with you. This is a guide to temporary grave monuments that can be used until the permanent grave monument is ready. Read More 

Choosing the Right Funeral Home for an Asian Service

If you are looking to plan a funeral that incorporates Asian customs and practices, consider choosing a professional home and director. The process of arranging a distinctive funeral service without adequate knowledge of the industry is overwhelming. For instance, acquiring the right resources like suitable caskets can be challenging. Therefore, consult a professional with experience for assistance. If you do not know a suitable funeral home, use these simple tips to find a good fit. Read More 

Funeral Service Planning: Three Tips for Understanding the Total Costs

There are numerous issues that you must address if you are charged with the responsibility of planning a funeral service. Naturally, most individuals focus on creating a beautiful event to commemorate the life and achievements of the departed person. However, a critical aspect of the service is often overlooked: the funds. It is not uncommon for people to ignore the financial angle because their main focus is elsewhere. But, you must remember that there are significant costs linked to this type of event. Read More