Funerals

Wednesday, 30 December 2020
Coping with Losing Someone Before Christmas

Christmas can be an incredibly difficult time for anyone who has lost a loved one, whether you lost them earlier in the year or closer to Christmas. There is never a good time for somebody you care about to pass away, but it can be particularly tricky during the holiday season. Throughout November and December we are bombarded with sentimental songs, movies, advertising and more, which can be a real trigger point when you are trying to overcome grief. 

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Monday, 14 September 2020
Choosing a Photo for a Memorial Card

Including a photo of the deceased is common practice for funerals, whether it is in the funeral programme, as a memory board, or for personalised memorial cards. But when the decision to choose a photo rests in your hands, it can be difficult to know which is the best option.

At the end of the day you don’t need to put too much pressure on yourself in what can already be an upsetting time. We’ve put together a short guide to help you come to a decision, including some advice on what to do if you don’t think you have an appropriate photo.

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