Creative Ideas for Funeral Services

By: Brian K. Daly
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Today, many families that plan funeral services for a loved one who has passed are moving away from tradition and custom. While they too feel grief and sorrow in the same way as anyone else, they choose to express it differently. Many people are choosing a celebration of life rather than a standard funeral service and look for ways to add a creative touch to the funeral service. There are many ways to do this, and here is a look at some of them:

  • Many people are choosing to hand out seed cards at funeral or memorial services. They are a great way to honor the decedent, as the seeds in these cards can be planted in gardens and yards, and the plants or trees will remind people of the person that has passed. Many companies supply these cards, and you can enquire with the funeral home about these products.
  • Since there are many flowers at a funeral service, you should consider using them in some way. Disassemble the bouquets and make posies out of them. You can distribute them to the people attending the service, and it's a unique thank you gesture.
  • The flowers can also be turned into jewelry pieces, decorative articles, and blended with clay to create attractive beads. These can, later on, be given to family and friends that had attended the funeral service.
  • Many families also choose to get customized caskets that are embellished with writings or decorations that depict the interests or hobbies of the decedent.
  • Also consider incorporating your loved one's favorite foods and music into the service. This is a wonderful way to remember them and is sure to bring up some stories from guests.

When you try some of these creative ideas for funeral services, it lends a more personalized touch to the event and also adds uniqueness to the ceremony. If you want to know more about creative ideas for funeral services or want more information on our funeral services, don’t hesitate to contact us at Ocean County Cremation Service today. We’ll be happy to help any way we can.

Leave a comment
Name*:
Email:
Comment*:
Please enter the numbers and letters you see in the image. Note that the case of the letters entered matters.

Comments

Please wait

Previous Posts

What To Expect Before The Funeral

When a family member passes, one of the first things you would need to do is to plan the funeral service. If you have never had to shoulder this responsibility in the past, it can be a little overw...

How A Pets Death Can Affect Other Pets

The loss of a pet is always hard on the family, especially children. It can cause real grief and long-lasting pain. Most families don't realize that the loss of one pet can impact the other as well...

Helping Children Understand Loss

When there is a death in your family, it can be tough to explain what has occurred, to your children. It is not uncommon for parents and other family members to avoid discussing the topic of death ...

What To Discuss During the Funeral Arrangement Meeting

If you are in charge of organizing the funeral arrangements for a loved one, it becomes your responsibility to have a detailed discussion with the rest of your family members as well. This is when ...

What Steps Are Involved in Preparing a Funeral Service

If you are organizing a funeral service for a loved one that has passed away, the rest of your family members might also have certain ideas about how the funeral service should be held. Everyone h...

Techniques For Handling Challenging Anniversaries After A Death

Anniversaries are very important to people, and everyone celebrates them in different ways. Many people celebrate anniversaries for the day that they had gotten engaged, married, or even met that s...

Coping With The Loss Of A Pet

Every pet parent is extremely attached to their pet and treat them like a family member. And when a pet dies, it can become extremely difficult for the family to deal with the loss. This loss bring...

Qualities to Look for In a Good Funeral Home

Dealing with the death of a loved one can be extremely stressful for the family members. But what exacerbates the situation is that the family also has to deal with making sure that the funeral ser...

What Is Actually Involved In Pre-planning Your Funeral?

Many people are now opting to pre-plan their funeral. Just as we plan funeral services, we help customers pre-plan their funeral as per their wishes. The entire pre-planning process and the steps i...

Tips for Explaining Death to Children

When a family member passes away, adults find it very difficult to explain the situation to children. Most adults believe that they do not need to discuss this topic with kids in the house. However...