Unique Memorial Options for Your Family Burial Site

Many families have what they call a family burial site. This is usually a site that has several members of the same family buried in adjoining gravesites. Though every grave has their own headstone, many families are now opting for family memorials. This stone can be placed in the corner or centre of the family burial site. Since this is a new idea for many people, here are some ideas for that memorial and what you should know about each option.   Read More...

Why It Is Important To Be Careful When Cleaning Headstones

Headstones are an important part of remembering deceased loved ones, and many people across Australia take it upon themselves to clean them up when visiting the cemetery. While some cemeteries do have full-time cleaners employed, these professionals are often extremely busy and can take a long time to get to the headstones important to you. That is understandable, and this is why many people try clean headstones on their own. However, if you do this with no foresight or knowledge, you may end up making the problem much worse.   Read More...

Clarifying Typical Misassumptions Regarding Cremation

Whether your deceased loved one specifically stated that they want to be cremated when they pass on or you have been looking for an eco-friendly way of laying to rest their remains, you may be unfamiliar with the cremation process if you have never had to consider it before. Although cremation has been employed for centuries, many people still do not have a clear understanding of the process. In fact, your familiarity with this option could be what you see in the movies, where cremation is typically portrayed as someone simply receiving an urn containing ashes.   Read More...

When Your Final Resting Place Isn't Quite So Final

When you pre arrange funerals, you are giving yourself control over the proceedings for when the time comes. This control can take on several forms, whether you have simply made the arrangements for the costs to be covered, with the details of the service itself being left in the hands of your nearest and dearest. You might also take a more active role in the service itself, knowing precisely what your plan has paid for, and leaving instructions for the service.   Read More...

The Importance of Investing In Monument Preservation for Deceased Loved Ones

When it comes to cemetery restoration, the typical assumption people have that it is up to the funeral home to ensure that the graveyard appears pristine. However, funeral directors can only do so much to keep the cemetery pristine. While trimming the grass is a direct responsibility of the cemetery caretakers, you should also note that the loved ones remaining behind should pay attention to the monuments that they have purchased for their loved ones.   Read More...