Author: Ricardo

Serving Families With Cremation Needs For Over Two Decades

Why is the Funeral Ritual Important?

"When words are inadequate, have a ritual."   Rituals are symbolic activities that help us, together with our families and friends, express our deepest thoughts and feelings about life's most important events. Baptism celebrates the birth of a child and the child's acceptance into the church family. Birthday parties honor the passing of another year … Continued

Ten Freedoms for Creating a Meaningful Funeral

Meaningful funerals do not just happen. They are well-thought-out rituals that, at least for a day or two, demanding your focus and time. Planning may feel less burdensome if you keep in mind that the ceremony will help you, your family and other mourners embark on healthy, healing grief journey. The following list is intended … Continued

Helping Create a Meaningful Eulogy

Planning a meaningful, personal funeral is one of the most important tasks you will undertake. Think of the funeral as a gift to the person who is no longer with us. It is your chance to think about and express the value of the life that was lived. When personalized, the eulogy is perhaps the … Continued

Helping Your Family Personalize the Funeral

If you are planning a funeral, you may be feeling overwhelmed. Many decisions must be made in a timely fashion. Many people must be notified. Your natural and necessary feelings of grief make these tasks even more difficult. Focus on what is really important-what is essential-about the funeral you are planning. Make the funeral about … Continued

Helping Bereaved Siblings Heal

Next to the demise of a parent, the demise of a sibling can be the most traumatic event in a child's life. A sister or brother has passed away for whom the child shared a great bond. As those of us who have brothers and sisters know, sibling relationships are characterized by friendship, sometimes jealousy … Continued