Top 5 Ideas for Personalising a Funeral

  • A funeral service that is both meaningful and memorable should be as unique as the individual being celebrated.
  • Celebrating the life of a loved one can be made more memorable by personalising the funeral service.

Mourner’s Participation

Encouraging mourners to take an active part in the ceremony is another way of personalising a service.  Their active participation will enhance their ability to deal with their own personal grief. Ask them to wear the deceased’s favourite colour, hand around coloured post-it-notes…

Hobbies and Interests

In the celebration of a life, it is important to take into consideration what were the deceased’s passion and interests. Many people have a special hobby or pastime that was important to them, and that they had spent many hours throughout their life enjoying.…

Musicians & Soloists

Playing a beautiful song at a funeral that mirrors the sadness of their passing, can help mourners acknowledge the reality of the death. Family often choose to play the deceased’s favourite song/music during the service.  It is wise to listen to the lyrics…

Wakes & Catering

There are no rules about refreshments after a funeral service. It all depends on your family’s traditions, how you feel about it and how many people are likely to attend, as well as your budget. There are many options available from in-house catering…

Customised Coffins and Caskets

A theme that reflects the deceased’s personality, interests or joys experienced in life is a unique way to celebrate a life.  There are a broad range of themes to choose from including sporting (fishing, golf, surfing, horse racing), landscapes, flags, floral, musical and…