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13 Flowers That Mean Death & What They Symbolize

Today we’re going to talk about which flowers represent the death of a loved one, as well as flowers that symbolize life, grief, mourning, and remembrance.

Flowers have a rich tradition of use at central life events. Whether congratulations for a birth or condolences at a funeral, flowers are always appropriate and convey a deep sense of importance and significance.

We asked Juan Palacio, CEO and founder of the popular flower subscription service BloomsyBox, about the symbolism and etiquette for funeral flowers.

Here is everything you need to know about the meanings of different types and colors of flowers, including flowers that represent death, peace, everlasting love, and much more.

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What are the up and coming funeral trends?

2024 Funeral Trends: Aftercare, Doulas, and Digital Memorials

At US Urns Online, we’ve been observing funeral industry trends for over ten years now.

Our picks for 2024 trends reveal the normalization of some ideas that were once new and are now standard, and introduce other funeral service trends that are on the cutting edge of technology and creativity.

With the new year comes new expectations, and every family engaged in funeral planning this year will be more online, more adept at research, and will have more unique requests than ever before.

If you are in the funeral profession, are you ready?

Let’s take a look at the funeral options that will interest the families you serve in 2024.

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Can You Have a Funeral 2 Days After Death?

Losing a loved one is a highly emotional and an extremely challenging experience. The grieving process aside, there are so many questions to be answered and so many plans to be made. Here we will focus on the question “Can you have a funeral 2 days after death?”.

There are also some important considerations to keep in mind when you are making the final arrangements and, as a seasoned funeral director, I’d like to lend my experience to make this time less stressful for you and your family.

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35 Best Funeral Poems for Your Grandfather (Papa, Grandad…)

If you’ve just recently lost your grandfather, there is most likely a multitude of emotions through which you are currently navigating.

There’s the initial pain of his loss, the nostalgia of thinking back over your time spent together, the emptiness of his absence at family gatherings and celebrations, and the sweetness of memories—of his laugh, his ridiculously good stories, his silly antics… 

Just to name a few.

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Can You Wear Jeans To A Funeral? How To Make Jeans Work

Jeans are a staple in most people’s wardrobes. People spend anywhere from $20.00 – $300.00 on a nice pair of jeans, and they expect to be able to wear them to most functions. Especially in recent years.

Jeans are also acceptable to wear to the office at many companies (not just on “casual Friday.”) 

I’ve even heard of funeral homes that allow the funeral director to dress in a nice pair of jeans and a collared shirt for the guys, and an appropriate blouse for the ladies. 

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Here’s How Long the Funeral Home Can Hold the Body

How long can the funeral home hold the body? This is a question that is asked often and for various reasons. 

Every family’s circumstances will look different at the time of their loved one’s death. Some may be prepared for it, while others are sadly not. 

They may not have had time to make decisions like whether to cremate or have a traditional burial. To have a graveside funeral service, celebration of life, home funeral, or wake. 

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Best Funeral Scriptures

Funeral Scriptures: 50 Best Bible Verses for Funerals

Every Christian funeral is centered on Christ and his Word. Even as you remember your loved one, you remember the promises found in Scripture and the hope that is now, at death, realized in heaven.

Believers have always found comfort in the Bible. Funeral Scriptures have been read for generations at the passing of the faithful, to comfort family members,

One of the difficulties is that there are so many beloved passages in God’s Word that it can be hard to choose the right one for your loved one’s funeral service.

So we’ve done the winnowing for you. Below, we first feature the 5 best Bible verses for funerals and memorial services. These Scriptures are ideal for simply reading, for a funeral sermon, or as a quote in your eulogy.

After the top five, we have additional Bible verses that focus on proclaiming the Gospel. Next, we have comforting Scriptures to share with the grieving family, plus funeral readings specifically for mom, dad, grandparents, and more.

Lastly, we’ll close out with a big list of the many classic and truly meaningful funeral Scripture selections that have been traditionally read at funerals throughout history.

Let’s jump in.

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