At Silver Dove Funerals, we have personally sourced the materials below in order to provide you and your family with an unforgettable tribute to your loved one. We think its important to enhance your loved one’s memory and we believe the options we have available are suitable for that purpose. Below is our range of memorial options that we currently have available, however, if you have a special request please don’t hesitate to contact our office (Ph: 3279 5388) to check the availability on those services.
funeral service memorabilia
Often families wish to have items present at a funeral service so that their friends and family can take something home and treasure it. Silver Dove Funerals offers a range of service memorabilia items for families to select. From magazine quality printed orders of services, thank you cards, book marks and prayer cards, to Photographic DVD Tributes. All photos and information supplied to Silver Dove Funerals for this process will be returned when it’s complete. We will ask for some of your treasured pictures and design the memorabilia with particular themes of your choice.
order of services
An order of service is generally a landscaped orientated A4 page which is double sided. Folded, this booklet will have the order of the funeral service inside, and with either a poem, letter or prayer of your choosing. With High definition picture backgrounds, we ensure that each selection of orders of service, prayer card, thank you card or book mark are personal and unique. Some private photographs can be copied to reflect a personal order of service booklet. We have many themes to choose from, below are just a select few of our samples. Fees are usually based upon how many copies are needed and specifications of the layout.
dvd photographic tribute
‘They say a picture paints a thousand words’
A DVD tribute compilation of family photographs and special music, can often tell the story and celebrate the life with more expression than words. We know that often people find it very difficult to express their grief and emotions and have found that a DVD tribute to be a comforting memory. Various copies can be made at a small cost for members of the family or relatives. With 30-50 special memories in the form of photographs, we construct a personal tribute from you and your family to your loved one accompanying a special tune that you as the family may select, or we can provide a fitting song for you from our library of music.
Silver Dove Funerals is proud to be able to offer this personalised service to families.
Cremation plaques are one of the options we are able to provide to families who may wish to memorialse their loved one at home. Generally Bronze and Gold plating, a plaque may have the details of your loved one etched into the surface as well as a quote or verse of your choice. Silver Dove Funerals are able to provide a variety of quotes or verses that you may select from.
unique bereavement bears
Silver Dove Funerals is happy to be associated with ‘The Eddy Bear Company’, a local business that provides unique and special bereavement bears for those experiencing grief and loss. A personal and cuddly friend will be made especially for you and your family in memory of your loved one. When we lose someone special in our lives, we also lose the opportunity to hold them in our arms once more.
The Beareavement Bear allows you to hold close and remember your loved one on a more personal level. The Huggable Teddy Bear urn holds a portion of cremated remains and/or a lock of hair, wedding band, birth i.d tag or any other special memento that was special and unique to the relationship that you shared.
The ashes of your loved one are sealed inside a beautiful red heart and placed securely inside the Teddy Bears chest.A personal message is embroidered on the Teddy Bears paws as a lasting testimony of the way you feel or as a parting message that you may not have had the chance to say. The Huggable Urn is personalised and unique to represent the irreplaceable relationship that you both shared.
Silver Dove Funerals has sourced and are happy to affiliate with a local, family owned business – ‘I’m Impressed!’
Specially, hand crafted impressions are produced from actual impressions of your loved one. This can be a finger or thumb print, foot print or hand print. If multiple impressions are produced it is guaranteed that all impressions have been made directly from your loved ones prints. A copy of all prints can be left on file for future orders of any impressions.
I’m Impressed! also produce various laser etched items into acrylic material that are memorial options such as plaques, head stones and memorial stands. A great memorial option is to have a Tea Light Impression’ which is designed with solid timber and acrylic and manufactured in a way that presents an everlasting memorial for you and your family to light a candle in their honour. Below is just some of the range that I’m Impressed! have to offer.
cremation & ashes memorialisation
The staff at Silver Dove Funerals realise and understand how important it is to feel the need to take your loved one home after their cremation. We have delicately designed cremation urns and keepsakes for you and your family to choose from with ranges from Urns, Jewellery, Scattering Apparatus & Small ashes niches. We are proud to offer these intricately designed pieces to all our familes as we believe that we have a special piece for everyone. Whether you’re looking for something small, something a little bigger or something you can just hold on to temporarily – we offer it. Below are just some of the broad range of items that we offer. These memorial pieces vary from the material in which it is made, to size and colour – all for your choosing.