In the olden times, funeral services were typically carried out the same, regardless of who was being honored. But in the modern world, funerals and memorial services provide almost infinite choices to remember your loved one, with a unique celebration of life. Funerals and memorial services serve a variety of objectives. They offer us the opportunity to bid farewell and give friends and family a chance to come together and continue the journey through the mourning process.
One challenging thing about creating a personalized funeral or memorial service is maybe that your choices are almost limitless. If you attend a modern funeral, you will probably see a slideshow of photos and pieces, collections of the loved ones valuables, a memorial board, or some other noticeable array of personal artifacts. Any of these items will add a personal and touching aspect that helps to remember the deceased by those that loved them most. But, it will take a little preparation to organize such a customized service. We’ve put together some recommendations on how you can personalize a funeral service for your loved one in a tasteful and respectable manner.
Usually, family members and close friends give honor to a loved one via memorial donation. In most cases, the family members' coming together and the cause is what the loved one holds close to the heart. You may suggest selecting a memorial present that contains a sign, plaque, stone, or other visual memorials that can be engraved with the name of a loved one.
If your loved one liked some particular foods, you might somehow try to integrate the foods into his or her celebration of life. If it is ice cream, you may try to place the station at the reception after the service. If it is finger foods, you can try to create a fellowship meal after the funeral service, including all your loved ones' favorite dishes and desserts.
At Hamel-Lydon Chapel, we will help you handle and coordinate all the details of your loved one's funeral and memorial service. We can help to create tribute videos, online memorials, funeral funds, and beyond. Whether you are preparing ahead for yourself, supporting friends or acquaintances in their loss, or making a loved one's funeral plans, we aim to make things easier for you. You can trust our years of experience to help you plan, celebrate and remember. Contact us today to schedule an arrangement for a funeral or memorial service.