Butterflies, wagon trains, antique cars, brunch, slot machines, popcorn, and fireworks. What do these have in common? They are all elements of a good party. They are also elements of an appropriate memorial.
Terresa Shea found her career calling through an assignment on cemeteries during her junior year at Brockton High School.
How can we begin looking at funerals as events to be uniquely personalized? Well, here are some ideas to inspire you:
I think I can make a very strong case that funeral service as a profession makes a vital social contribution to society. For me that makes it a noble profession. Unfortunately, the profession doesn’t act with nobility as often as so many of us would wish.
What are some other things that can explode or cause damage during cremation? How about Fireworks, you should probably make sure fireworks don’t enter the crematorium!!!
For as long as ceremony has been an important part of death rite initiative, funeral directors have been community leaders in providing appropriate, beneficial and vital end of life services in any capacity requested. And, they continue to do so. It’s not news that American funeral services and ceremonies have changed dramatically.
On Sunday Caleb posted a link to a free Spotify playlist he compiled. The playlist includes 129 songs about death crowdsourced by the ‘Confessions of a Funeral Director’ community. The playlist in appropriately named ‘Death Melodies’.
This is an old one but when it was posted a few years ago by a funeral home in Florida – it went viral.
“The way many people are told — that moment — that their loved one has died really has an impact on their journey through the grieving process,” said Withers.
Would You Dress A Family’s Deceased Loved One In This Shirt For Viewing If The Family Requested? [Explicit]
Here is the t-shirt that the family wanted on the deceased at our funeral home. This has brought up many points of view form the directors and staff. I wanted to know what everyone else would do.