Some people just want to go beyond a regular casket and funeral with a cremation, either following the wishes of the deceased, or their own. Regular people's unusual ash scattering preferences might go under the radar, but if someone's famous, even the most dull decisions turn into a dramatic affair...and when they're not dull, well, they're nothing short of inventive. Here are three ways ashes were scattered (or not) that might leave you thinking:
Whether pre-planning your own funeral or planning final arrangements for someone else, you want to ensure you choose the right funeral director and funeral home. The director will be in charge of ensuring that the funeral is carried out properly and that the loved ones who are gathered have an experience that is as stress-free as possible. Since planning a funeral is often difficult, you'll want a funeral director that you can work with easily and will want to understand everything involved.
When you consider funeral pre-planning you likely know that you can talk to a funeral director to finalise your options. There are also some steps you can take that are considered somewhat out of the box, unorthodox, and even unique. Here are three of those steps and what they can do to help you prepare and plan for your funeral and the related expenses. Casket Furniture One of the more unique methods being used by some people to prepare for their funeral and the related expenses is to use casket furniture.
The attitude that people have to their own death seems to be changing slowly. In past decades, it was considered improper to discuss your own demise, and as a result, was rarely talked about; even with close family members. In today's more open society, people are not so afraid to broach this subject. In fact, it can actually be beneficial, not just for the person who is planning their own funeral, but for family members as well.
Losing a child is the hardest thing anyone could ever go through – I know because it happened to me. Through the grief, I had to find new ways to breathe, to function and to live. Of course, I also had to plan a funeral and memorial service for my child. If you have lost a child or a baby or had a stillborn, you have probably shared many of these feelings. If this has just happened to you, you may be wondering what to do next. First, I extend my sympathy, and secondly, I offer you this blog to help you grieve and help you understand the basics of funeral planning. Take care.