Digital Services Funeral Homes Offer that You May not Know About

When you begin planning your funeral, you may not be aware of the digital services some funeral homes and funeral directors are offering. There is a misconception that funeral directors only handle services in a one on one consultation or face to face manner. The truth is, digital services are becoming increasingly popular as a way to offer more flexibility for not only you as the client but also your family members. Read More 

4 reasons why you should hire a funeral planner

Nobody likes to consider, think, or talk about death mostly because of the grief and pain that comes with it. Most people would rather tuck that thought far away and only consider death in hindsight. However, even though the death of a loved one is a harrowing and personal affair, we all crave to give our loved ones a farewell that is a reflection of our love. It is for this reason that you should consider hiring a funeral planner during the trying times to help you organize and plan the memorial and funeral service of your loved one. Read More 

Choosing the Perfect Photo for a Cemetery Monument

Stone cemetery monuments have been used for hundreds of years to mark the final resting places of lost loved ones. They haven't really changed a great deal in all that time because the name of the person, the dates they were alive and a few meaningful words is about as perfect a formula as you can get. One popular recent innovation, however, is the addition of a photograph. Not everyone chooses to have a photo on their loved one's headstone, but it's becoming increasingly common as an extra way to make the monument personal and unique. Read More 

Two Unusual Ways of Scattering Your Loved One’s Ashes

If a member of your family has recently passed away and you wish to have them cremated, most funeral services will be able to help you to arrange a funeral ceremony where family and friends can pay their last respects, read passages or share their memories. However, once the cremation is completed, many people struggle to work out what they should do with the deceased's ashes. If you do not wish to keep the ashes in an urn, you may wish to scatter them. Read More 

Saying Goodbye: 5 Ways to Personalise a Funeral

When you need to say goodbye to a loved one who has passed away, you want the funeral service to be reflection of their personality. Funerals need to be a way to celebrate the life of your loved one and to be a fitting tribute to their time on earth. It's not so difficult to add a few highly effective personal touches to a funeral service, and you will find that funeral directors at places like Tony Hollands Funerals will be highly accommodating. Read More