How to Plan a Memorial Service

A Memorial Service can be as elaborate or as simple as you want it to be. Unlike a traditional religious funeral, a memorial service honoring a loved one who has died takes place without the body being present.

One of the main benefits of having a memorial service is that the family can control the date and time of the event. Some families choose to wait for months after the loss of a loved one to plan a service, so that more family and friends will be able to attend. Here are some basic things to consider when planning any type of memorial service. Continue reading