Types of funeral and cremation services

The goal of any funeral or memorial service is to gather with friends and family and honor the life of someone you’ve loved and lost. It can be comforting to see the impact that they had on friends, classmates, co-workers, and others in the community.

Watching a memorial video and listening to speakers and special music allows you to focus on their life, rather than their death.

A service can be as unique as the person that it celebrates. To find out what kind of service may be right for your family, please browse the articles below.

Types of Services

Memorial services after cremation are becoming quite common. Here are some ideas to get you started.
A traditional funeral ceremony tends to be a structured, formal event.
Here are some things to know about holding a graveside service.
How to plan a scattering ceremony.

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