Funeral Planning Checklist

It can be a little daunting to think about with so many things to consider when planning a funeral for yourself or a loved one. These decisions are usually made with the help of the funeral director you’re working with, however, doing some smart research and planning can leave you feeling prepared and relieved. Apart... Read more

Have a good cry!

Our tears act as a release, crying is our bodies way of getting rid of toxins, stress, tension, depression, and grief. Our body produces 3 types of tears Each type of tear has a unique, healing role. Reflex tears. These are your eyewash tears. They come gushing out of glands under the eyebrows when you... Read more

Grief Triggers

You may well wonder what exactly is meant by a ‘grief trigger’. The answer is simple – anything that brings up memories of a loss that has happened to you. Sometimes we think of obvious times of the year that such triggers will be the strongest – birthdays, Christmas, family occasions, holiday times, and the... Read more

Choosing The Perfect Funeral Poem

Poems have always been popular at funerals and are often included in a eulogy. They can help you express your grief and provide words you’re not able to find yourself at a difficult time. Poems can form part of the eulogy, or you can choose to have a separate poetry reading. A poem can be... Read more

Helping a Loved One Through Grief

When someone you care about is grieving after a loss, it can be difficult to know what to say or do. But don’t let discomfort prevent you from reaching out to someone who is grieving, now more than ever they need your support. The most important thing you can do for a grieving person is... Read more

Remembering your father on Father’s Day

When your father dies you can be swamped by all sorts of mixed emotions – you’ve lost his presence and attention, perhaps the security, advice or moral support he gave, or his place in the family that was strong and dependable. You might feel vulnerable, alone, and just miss him. His age, how he died,... Read more

Grief Education Seminar

After a year of Covid restrictions and the prevalence of online learning, we are delighted to once again bring people together and be able to host a  FREE Grief Education Seminar titled” Good Grief” with renowned author and trainer, Doris Zagdanski. Many people in our community are grieving over the death of a loved one.... Read more

8 Ideas for Memorializing Loved Ones

It’s completely normal to be sad when you lose someone that you love. And it’s important to give yourself the time and ways that allow you to grieve. But think back to the time you spent with your loved ones over the years. Often, your memories involve laughter, fun, and kindness – all are things... Read more

Questions you may have about Funerals in the Current Environment

  Are you still open during the pandemic? Yes, we certainly are open and committed to helping families farewell their loved ones respectfully and within the current government guidelines. We are continuing to operate 24/7 to serve our families during this time. The health, safety and well being of the families we serve and our... Read more