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Honoring Life

Honoring Life

Honoring and celebrating the life of a loved one is the cornerstones of healing after loss.

Bringing family and friends together at a time of loss is natural, and a socially-expected practice. Not only that, a funeral or memorial service, whether in a traditional or contemporary setting, is the first step in healing.

The ceremony to honor your loved one needn’t be traditional; there are many different ways to celebrate the life and love you shared. In fact, the design of a funeral or memorial service is limited only by your imagination. That’s where we can help. Our suggestions, based on knowledge and experience, will help you create a memorable service.

You can select the perfect location for the celebration, and the most suitable time of day for it to be held. Featuring a selection of your loved one’s favorite music, or most beloved hymns or prayers will make the event uniquely personal. The possibilities are endless.

We can help you create the most suitable and memorable service to honor your loved one. We’re here to help you come to the decisions that will meet your needs now, and in the future. You’ll need to live with these decisions for a long time; doing the right thing now can make all the difference in your peace of mind through the coming years.

It’s all about the relationship
Honoring the life of your loved one means you value the relationship you shared. We look forward to helping you decide how to celebrate that bond, and honor the unique individual you’ve lost. We can make suggestions to enhance your tribute ideas. Together we will create a fitting and memorable event. Contact us today to discuss the possibilities

Honoring Life

Honoring the life of your loved one means you value the relationship you shared. We look forward to helping you decide how to celebrate that bond, and honor the unique individual you've lost. We can make suggestions to enhance your tribute ideas. Together we will create a fitting and memorable event. Contact us today to discuss the possibilities.

Burial or cremation?
Now that you’ve thought about a service which honors your loved one’s life, your next consideration needs to be about burial or cremation. Commonly, people are clear on this point; but it can be a sticking point for some families, especially when the wishes of the deceased were never clearly stated. If that’s the case for you and your family, please know we’re able to help you come to the perfect decision.

Once the decision is made, the finer points come into focus. If you’ve chosen burial, then selection of the casket, vault, and cemetery of interment follows.If cremation is the option of choice, then you’ll want to make the decision as to whether the cremated remains will be placed in a mausoleum niche, or buried on the cemetery grounds.

It's All about the Relationship

Honoring the life of your loved one means you value the relationship you shared. We look forward to helping you decide how to celebrate that bond, and honor the unique individual you've lost. We can make suggestions to enhance your tribute ideas. Together we will create a fitting and memorable event. Contact us today to discuss the possibilities. How do you want to be remembered ?

Tribute Videos

Your family photographs are skillfully blended with wonderful graphic images and music, to create an elegantly emotive cinematic video. It can be an integral part of any funeral or memorial service. After the ceremony, the video is sure to become a treasured family keepsake. And, we can make copies as gifts for family and friends. It will
be posted on our website for those who were unable to attend have the opportunity to view        the video.


Personalized Printing

Our Make it Personal memorial folders, guest book, bookmarks, prayer cards, and can include around five of your favorite photos, poem or prose tribute to your loved one. With the variety available to us through Make it Personal, we can add a uniquely caring element to your service, so your guests can leave with a treasured keepsake. It’s tradition…with a twist.

Memorial Websites

The traditional newspaper obituary is quickly being replaced by the memorial website. We’ve taken the concept further than anyone else. Our memorial sites are not just a repository of family photos and videos; they’re Web 2.0 tools for connecting with family and friends, all in honor of your loved one. We invite you to take a tour, so you can see its power to celebrate connections, honor a life, and record the love you shared. Posting an obit on our website is free. Sharing the information on social media made easy with a click of your mouse.

Footage of service

The newest innovation in funeral service, Footage of the service can be recorded and put on our website for those who could not attend to watch at their convenience. It also allows those who did attend the opportunity to watch it time and again. This way they can remember the stories shared, as the day can become a blur because emotions were running high.  And can be downloaded to DVD for a permanent keepsake.