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Difference Between a Wake and a Funeral

Difference Between a Wake and a Funeral

Understanding the difference between a Wake and a Funeral When a loved one passes, you may decide to arrange more than one event for guests to pay their last respects. It is common for people to host a ceremony called a “Wake” or “viewing” that occurs before the...

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How To Personalise A Funeral

How To Personalise A Funeral

Personalising your loved One's Funeral Service When a loved one passes, we often reflect on the wonderful life they had and remember certain traits that made them the person they were. These are the things we want our family, friends, and the community to have a...

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Funeral Etiquette: What is Wrong or Right?

Funeral Etiquette: What is Wrong or Right?

There are many questions that come to mind when we attend a funeral. What to wear, what to bring or what to do or say, the list goes on. Upon hearing the news about a loved one passing away it can be easy to forget the basics of funeral etiquette. Funeral etiquette...

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What Do Funeral Directors Do?

What Do Funeral Directors Do?

If you have ever attended a funeral service and noticed that there is always someone leading the ceremony, orchestrating people on where to go and what to do, then you have encountered a funeral director. Making funeral arrangements are not as straightforward as we...

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The Meaning Behind Different Types of Flowers

The Meaning Behind Different Types of Flowers

Flowers have long been a prominent way to express our sympathy, condolences and respect after we have lost a loved one. The beauty from a floral arrange has the ability to evoke what the heart is feeling when words cannot be said. That being said, it can be...

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Funeral Traditions Around the World

Funeral Traditions Around the World

Although death and funerals are one of the common denominators in human life, the customs and traditions around it are not. With the influence of culture and religion, there is a world of different funerary customs that we have never even heard of. For most of us,...

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Funerals V’s COVID-19

Funerals V’s COVID-19

When the COVID-19 virus pandemic came to visit early in 2020 it was like that relative from hell that came knocking and wouldn’t leave. Through the tears, fear and visual horror throughout the world, millions of people got sick with many sadly losing their lives. Here...

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Stages of Grief

Stages of Grief

Grief: Understanding the Journey Grief is a natural response to losing a loved one. It is a normal process that will eventually run its course that is not bound to any rules or timeframes. There is no right or wrong when it comes to grieving – an individual will...

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How Therapy Dogs Can Provide Comfort for The Grieving

How Therapy Dogs Can Provide Comfort for The Grieving

It is a simple yet effective act. Petting a dog can provide relief for those that are feeling overwhelmed with emotions while coping with a loss. Research has shown that petting a dog can increase a person’s mental health by raising “feel-good hormones” such as...

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What is a funeral?

What is a funeral?

Sadly, almost every Australian knows all too well the feelings that come with a funeral, but you may ask, what exactly does a funeral mean? Where did the concept come from? And as an additional thought, why do we need to call it a funeral? We know from common...

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