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Every day, we hear stories about how people are struggling to find meaningful ceremonies to honor a loved one who has been cremated. Somehow they think that cremation means there can be no memorial service, or commemorative event – and that’s simply not true.
A memorial service or cremation ceremony simply sets aside time to celebrate the personality and accomplishments of someone you loved. And, it gives comfort and support to those left behind. It can take place prior to the cremation, or afterwards. It can also be part of a scattering ceremony.
Here are some popular places for memorial services:
The memorial service you create should be full of experiences: sights, sounds, word, music; good food, and good friends. You could incorporate:
Perhaps you aren’t yet ready to plan such an event. And that’s okay – in fact, choosing cremation has given you the time you may need to feel ready to take this on.
Yet, we encourage you to have a memorial service gathering at some time – whether now or in the future – to commemorate your loved one’s life. When you’re ready, call us at (705)586-2449 to explore your memorial service or cremation ceremony options.