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What happens to someone’s personal belongings after they die? Are there ways besides photos to honor the memory of a loved one lost? The idiom “you can’t take it with you” holds a lot of truth, as when someone passes away their loved ones are left to deal with their belongings. Are there ways of disposing of deceased belongings?
Have you considered pre-planning your funeral and may be looking for non traditional funeral services? Are you aware of what information you need to make funeral pre-arrangements based on your preferences? Considering funeral options in advance can relieve your family’s burden when tragedy inevitably strikes.
Has attending a funeral ever made you think about your final wishes? Do you wonder how your family will celebrate your life after you’re gone? When you Pre-plan a Funeral, it can take a lot of the stress out of a time when families need to focus on things like healing and grief.
Have you ever attended a funeral that had personalized touches to memorialize the loved one lost? Do you ever wonder how your loved ones will personalize the celebration of your life? A funeral can be as unique as the DNA of the person who passed away.
Have you ever had trouble expressing your grief? Have you ever felt like you weren’t supposed to express grief due to the type of tragedy which happened? This type of grief is called disenfranchised grief, and it’s more common than you might think.
Do you know what happens after a funeral? Are you aware of the duties for wrapping up a person’s estate after death? If you find yourself in this situation, then fortunately you are not alone. Wrapping up the estate of a loved one lost can be a real challenge if you don’t know what to expect. Are you aware of all the ways a funeral home might help?
Are you familiar with funeral etiquette? Do you know the proper behaviors for attending a memorial or funeral service? Being unsure of what to say or do at a funeral can make for an awkward experience, or even prevent some loved ones from attending.
Have you ever been to a family event after losing a loved one? Can you see how families might have trouble gathering when someone they love has passed on? Summer is typically a time of family gatherings but some families find this difficult after someone dies.
If you want to learn more about grieving when there is horrific loss of life, then listen to this episode of Forever in their Hearts, where host Erik Reynolds talks with Valerie Martell, Director of Operations for Martin Brothers Funeral Services, who shares her perspective.
Preserving funeral memories can help collect comments from guests, provide consolation, and help celebrate the life of a loved one lost. Are you aware of the various options available to help preserve memories from a funeral service or memorial?