Unlike decades ago, cremation has increasingly become an acceptable way of laying loved ones to rest once they pass on. Therefore, as the funeral director of a funeral home, you can add cremation services to grow your clientele base. However, before you make the addition, it is vital to understand how the cremation process works to alleviate any concerns your clients might have. This article highlights some of the concerns people have concerning cremation.
Cemeteries have a historical, religious and spiritual significance in many communities around the world. Poor management has left some graveyards in a deplorable state. In this excerpt, you will learn how to restore a cemetery. Planning. Create a small committee of community members interested in restoring the cemetery. Assign each of the members a specific task. The primary purpose of the committee should be to mobilise other members of the community to take an active role in restoring the cemetery.
Choosing a headstone and deciding on the etching are part of funeral planning. You will be asked what material you want to be used for the headstone as well as what type of etching options you want. One of the most common choices is granite stone. If you have never had granite etching, specifically for memorial headstones, there are a few things you should know. Colour of Granite One of the first things to keep in mind is related to the colour of granite you are using.
If you need to plan a funeral for someone who had no strong faith, but whose family members and loved ones come from many different faiths, you may feel that you face a dilemma. While some family members may be upset if you have a non-religious funeral, others may be upset if you hold a funeral which celebrates one faith but not another. Below is a guide which will help you to plan a funeral which honours the deceased while also meeting the wishes of those left behind.
When somebody dies and you find yourself in charge of planning their funeral, there's a lot to do and remember. Thankfully, that's why funeral directors exist: they'll make sure you don't forget anything important and oversee the running of the funeral so it all goes smoothly. You'll need to give the director some information so they can understand the type of funeral you're planning. It's difficult to get all of this across in the first day or so of grieving, so prioritise and determine what's most important.