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Memorial Services

A Memorial Service is a funeral service in memory of the deceased, the body is not present and commonly held after burial or cremation.  An urn with cremated remains may or may not be present.

When choosing a Memorial Service:

At the time of funeral arrangements a choice of disposition must be made which could be:  Burial, Entombment, Cremation or Donation to a medical school.  This may occur before the Memorial Service.  The Memorial Service planning can be elaborate or a simple affair.  Sometimes a period of time is set aside before the actual service with pictures and items that remind survivors of the special meaning of the person and life lived.  The ceremony selected also reflects the life of the deceased and can include music, poems, prayers and eulogies.  There is a main celebrant, maybe a member of the clergy or someone who is comfortable leading this type of service, and could include family members or friends.

After the service there is often a gathering of friends and family to continue the celebration of a life, to share memories and show support to loved ones.  Families often share a meal, photo slide show and continue with eulogies.

Use the above information as a starting point to help select the type of memorial service we can provide for you.

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