Personalizing a Funeral Service

By: Myles O'Riordan
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Today, many people are choosing to veer away from traditional forms of conducting funeral services. The focus is now on celebrating the life of the person that has passed, in a unique and memorable way. If you are looking to personalize a funeral service, here are some of the things you can do;

Decide What Kind Of Theme You Want

Not everyone centers a funeral service on a theme and most people reserve these for celebrations such as anniversaries or birthdays. However, you can choose a theme for a funeral service too and it is a good way of personalizing the event. Keep the decedent’s memory in view while deciding how to plan the event and you can use personalized flower arrangements, decor etc. based on this.

Put The Person's Cherished Possessions On Display At The Funeral

This is an ideal way to lend a personal touch to the service. You can display various items that your loved one liked. You can display cherished possessions, as well as pictures, stamp collections or images of any hobbies that the person had etc. This helps create a more personalized vibe at the funeral service.

Play Their Favorite Music

If your loved one enjoyed a specific kind of music, play that at the funeral service. It's a good way to bring back fond memories, and it allows you to think of the person in a happier light. But when you are choosing music, it is essential to make sure that the song lyrics aren’t inappropriate and that the music isn’t offensive in any way.

As you can see, there are several ways in which you can personalize a funeral service. If you want to know more about our funeral services, feel free to contact us at Wagg Funeral Home today and we’ll be happy to help with all your specific needs.

Leave a comment
Name*:
Email:
Comment*:
Please enter the numbers and letters you see in the image. Note that the case of the letters entered matters.

Comments

Please wait

Previous Posts

Cremation Facts - Everything You Need to Know

Cremation is an ancient way of disposing of a body and it is still prevalent in different cultures, particularly in Asia. The rite has become popular in the West in recent years as well. At Wagg Fu...

Building The Perfect Video Memorial For Your Loved One

A video memorial is a good way to highlight the deceased individual's life, personality, achievements, and contribution to society. It can be a beautiful tribute that showcases your love and feelin...

Steps to Take to Pre-Plan Your Funeral Service

Funeral pre-planning has become popular in recent years. People like to idea of maintaining some control over how their funeral and burial is handled. At Wagg Funeral Home, we offer pre-planning se...

How to Help Someone Who Has Lost their Pet?

Pets can be trusted companions and an important part of someone’s support system. Many disabled individuals use service dogs while people dealing with anxiety, depression, or panic disorders rely o...

Financial Benefits of Pre-Planning Your Funeral

Funeral pre-planning has become very popular in recent years because it offers several great advantages. It is the process of recording your funeral requirements and preferences with a funeral home...

What to Expect After the Funeral Service

People often become engrossed in funeral planning, arrangements, and service immediately after a loved one dies. They have tasks like contacting family members, hiring a local funeral home, discuss...

Top Tips on Staying Safe in Public During the Pandemic

Today, it has become increasingly difficult for us to keep ourselves and our families safe from the COVID-19 threat.  This virus is extremely deadly, and it also lingers in the air for a very ...

Grief Amid The Pandemic: How To Show Love And Support Through Social Distancing

People have been practicing social distancing for several weeks to help flatten the curve and curtail the spread of COVID-19. The forced isolation has given rise to problems like panic, anxiety, un...

What to Expect During the Funeral

Not all people know how to interact with others and conduct themselves correctly when they attend a funeral service. It is vital to know what to expect when you attend a funeral. The information he...

What Can a Funeral Director Assist Me With?

A funeral director is one of the most important support systems you have during the planning process. They take this burden off your shoulders and offer consistent support, which is great comfort i...