Welcome to our March 2017 funeral links and resources page. In this monthly feature, you’ll find out about Facebook notifications and grief, a beautiful “Soulmates” memorial, The Death Cafe, funeral home decor inspiration, scattering of ashes by drone, famous last words. and much more.
March 2017 Funeral Links
Your funeral home needs an update; here are the latest and greatest ideas, ranging from simple budget-friendly decor upgrades to advanced ideas such as a dedicated game room or BBQ patio.
Death Cafes represent a popular trend in which participants gather to share a meal with strangers and talk about death. Here’s what you want to know about it.
This gorgeous new wood inlay art design features a couple sitting together on a bench, looking out over a serene lake. Personalization on back of bench is included. Check it out:
You know those oft-repeated, pithy sayings people have about life and death? They’re oft-repeated because they’re true.
An Australian entrepreneur becomes the first in the region licensed to scatter cremated remains via drone.
This drop-top “Hearts” guest book is a beautiful guest book alternative for the funeral or memorial service. Display it in your home afterwards as a reminder of all those whose lives were touched by your loved one.
While we’re on the subject of memorial service guest books, these 18 creative ideas can be used to add a bit of flair to the funeral or life celebration event.
Here’s a contemporary twist on the memorial cremation jewelry trend: Pandora-style cremation beads, made in premium sterling silver with a variety of chain and bracelet options. These each hold a small amount of cremated ashes.
Ilana and Aaron are celebrating 9 years of friendship on Facebook! Thing is, Aaron is dead. Modern Loss reflects on the simple things that take on new meaning when a loved one dies.
NPR commentary essay from Deirdre Sullivan on the lesson taught to her by her father: Always go to the funeral.
This collection of memes can only truly be appreciated by those in the funeral industry. And maybe some of us with a bizarre sense of humor.
This photo montage highlights some of the most popular (and most beloved) wood cremation urns in the industry. Here is an extensive image gallery that goes beyond the traditional product photo.
As Karl Marx said, “Last words are for fools who haven’t said enough.” Fittingly, those were his last recorded words.
Our ultimate guide regarding sympathy meals: how to arrange, what to make, what to bring, and plenty of recipes.
The golf-enthusiast funeral director will love this custom office gift set, which includes heirloom personalized box, putter, golf balls, and office-friendly target.
New to our cremation urn selection: handcrafted wood inlay urns in an elegant circular shape. You’ll be surprised at how many families are looking for this shape.
Butcher Family Funeral Home? Slaughter & Son Funeral Directors? Come on, people!
A handy little guide to help you prepare for life’s emergencies.
New memorial products
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