What should you say when scattering ashes? What is appropriate or expected? Do you have to say a lot, or anything at all?
Scattering the ashes of a loved one is a momentous occasion. It only happens once – when it’s done, your loved one’s remains are gone forever. So you want to make sure you do it right.
Today, we’re going to look at what to say when scattering ashes. There are plenty of ideas and tips below, so if you’re looking for inspiration – or just want to confirm that what you are planning to do is acceptable – read on!
For this article we collected twenty-one of the most appropriately sad funeral songs we could find.
These songs are ideal for playing during a slideshow, a time of contemplation, a candle lighting, or any other memorial event during the funeral service.
Some of the tracks have sad lyrics yet more upbeat tunes. Others have more somber melodies with comparatively uplifting, perhaps even hopeful, lyrics. The point is that these songs have a sound and feel which is appropriate for a funeral service.
Funerals are mournful occasions, and the songs you choose should suit the moment. Whatever kind of sad funeral song you want, we’ve got it here.
Gifts for grieving children are best given as a way to make life a little bit more bearable for a precious child who has just lost someone very important to them.
With this reality in mind, today we’re going to be sharing with you not only 10+ thoughtful gift ideas for bereaved children, but we’ll also weave in some tips for helping kids in the midst of grief over their loved one’s death.
21 Happy Funeral Songs for a Celebration of Life is a part of our series featuring The Most Popular Funeral Songs of All Time. Click here for 100 of most popular funeral songs ever recorded, organized into categories and themes.
Today we’re sharing our favorite happy funeral songs. These songs are ideal for a cheerful memorial – not your typical sad and somber funeral service, but rather, with a ‘celebration of life’ in mind for your loved one.
So if you’re foraging for happy funeral songs, you’ve come to the right place. This list encompasses a whole spectrum of happy songs for funerals; we’ve made sure that joy for life can be found in the lyrics, in the melodies, and in the beats themselves.
Our selection spans decades and genres, too, so there’s a little something for everyone (and every loved one).
You’re looking for sympathy gifts for loss of wife, which means that you know someone who’s just lost their better half.
It’s a sad situation, and while you don’t want to spend too much time pondering over a gift, you still want to offer your loved one something special to let them know you’re here for them during this difficult time.
So we’ve done the work for you. Below, we’ve put together a list of the most heartfelt gift ideas we could find for someone who is grieving over the loss of their wife.
Each gift is of the highest quality, crafted to provide him a sense of comfort even when there is seemingly none to be found.
A death anniversary is a peculiar sort of holiday.
After all, how can you “celebrate” a life that is gone, one you so dearly miss? How do you grieve, yet heal? Can you remember a loved one without becoming overwhelmed, or should you try to ignore or forget the day they died?
Or what if you are the friend of someone whose spouse or child has died. How do you comfort them on the anniversary of their loved one’s death? Should you do or say anything?
Here are some thoughts on how to remember loved ones as the years go by.
Today we’re talking about sympathy gifts for loss of mother.
When someone loses their mother, they have quite literally lost their first love. The one who gave them life. The first voice they ever heard. Maybe even the one who gave them a second chance at life. To lose a parent is one of the greatest losses a person will ever face, and all of us have to face this realization at some point in our life.
If you know someone who has recently had to say good-bye to their mom, you’re probably looking for a sympathy gift that is beautiful and will also bring this person a sense of peace and comfort.
Below, we’ve gathered a list featuring 10 sympathy gifts, each possessing both of those qualities.
Men are, according to the stereotype, difficult to shop for. Throw in the unpredictably raw emotions of grief, and you may discover that sympathy gifts for men are really difficult to find.
But it shouldn’t be that way.
If you have a friend or family member who is grieving the loss of a loved one, and maybe even going through a pretty rough patch with it, giving him a sympathy gift is one of the best ways to show him that you care. And you shouldn’t have to spend too much time (or an arm and a leg) finding the perfect one.
In this list we’ve gathered the 10 best sympathy gifts for men. No matter their personality type, from a memorial tumbler for the more practical type of guy to a remembrance journal for the more sentimental, we have a little something for everyone.