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Sympathy Meals: How to Make & Deliver Meals for a Grieving Family

Sympathy Meal Tips and Recipes

Sympathy meals are a wonderful way of showing support, love, and solidarity with a bereaved family. Sharing food – especially a homemade meal – or showing care by sending a meaningful gift will often be remembered long after the flowers have faded and the words of a eulogy forgotten.

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Memorial Photo Albums & Matching Cremation Urns

Photo Albums and Cremation Urns

Considering how you would like to honor the memory of your loved one is key when selecting a cremation urn. One popular idea is a keepsake memorial photo album, which can hold a collection of your favorite photographs of the departed loved one. But it can be difficult to keep a theme going among the various memorial keepsakes, or to match a cremation urn with other keepsake items such as photo albums. Enter our collection of Piano Wood Finish cremation urns and memorial photo albums. Continue reading Memorial Photo Albums & Matching Cremation Urns

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33 Inspiring Life Celebration Quotes

Quotes for life celebration

Here are several of the most inspiring, interesting, and unique Life Celebration quotes we’ve gathered from around the internet. These memorial quotes are ideal for inspiring conversation and memories about a departed loved one. Or, use them to add some eloquence and personality to your eulogy in describing and celebrating a beloved life. We’ve provided each Life Celebration quote in both text and meme formats, which makes it easy to copy and paste or share in social media circles.

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Creating A Memorial Space in Your Home

Memorial Space

A loved one’s death will leave many things behind – photos, letters, trinkets, clothing, and much more. More than just the tangible stuff which surrounds us, a departed loved one will leave behind a lifetime of memories and a vast empty hole in the lives of those around them. One way to deal with the intangible effects of a family member’s death is to make use of the tangible things to create a memorial space in your home.

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12 Heartwarming Pet Memorial Gifts

12 Heartwarming Pet Memorial Gifts

Today we are going to look at twelve absolutely heartwarming pet memorial gifts.

If someone you know has had a beloved pet pass away, a thoughtful and personalized pet memorial gift can show that special touch of sympathy and friendship. At the same time, a heartfelt sympathy gift gives the pet’s owner a keepsake memento to help them treasure the memories of their pet forever. Here are 12 heartwarming pet memorial gift ideas.

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27 Things to Do With Cremated Remains

Unique and Interesting Ways to Store or Disperse Cremated Remains

Over the years we’ve come across a number of these lists on the web: unique and interesting ways to store or disperse cremated remains. How one person decides to have their remains handled may seem strange to another, but in the end, it is a personal thing. Here is a list of some of our favorite things to do with cremated remains.

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Memorial Service Ideas: My Special Memory of You Cards

Keepsake memory cards for funeral services

Keepsake memory cards for funeral servicesMemorial services are busy, stressful, and often a blur for the family of the deceased. Often, during a funeral service, attendees will be invited to share memories of the loved one, and these will be humorous, touching, and interesting. But how to remember so many stories and insights?

That is why at Urns Northwest we are proud to offer a ready-to-use package of memory cards, to be filled out by those who share (or don’t have time during the service to share) wonderful memories of their friend.

These packs include 50 cards and 20 pens, in a beautiful ivory pouch to store these hand-written memorials as an heirloom. Each card reads, “My Special Memory of You”, and is lined on the front and back for maximum space.

Memory Cards – “My Special Memory of You”