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Honoring The Deceased: In Lieu Of Flowers

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“In lieu of flowers” is a phrase that is being seen more often at funerals, as many people believe that there are other ways to offer condolences when a loved one or friend has passed away. There are many ways to ask a funeral attendee to contribute to something other than a floral display, although the universal term of “in lieu of flowers” has become the most popular. In some cases, family members of the deceased may use the term “…

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Four Meaningful Reasons To Have A Cremation Ceremony

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Scattering the cremated remains, or cremains, of the deceased is a popular practice. In many cases, when people are cremated, their memorial service does not include the remains; they are scattered privately, inurned and kept by the family or placed in a burial niche. However, there is a growing trend to combine the memorial service and the release of the remains. Here are some ways in which a cremation ceremony can be a very meaningful experience after someone passes away.…

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How To Plan Your Own Funeral

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Have you ever been to a funeral that lasted so long that you were simply anxious to leave? Perhaps you went to another funeral that left you wanting to know more about the deceased person. On the other hand, you have probably attended funerals that left you feeling inspired and that made you feel like you knew the deceased person a bit better than before you attended his or her funeral service.…

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