Chapter Five Links
Celebrate Me Home: It’s My Party…
UK friends: website descriptions that are specific to the UK are in green text.
Did You Know …
Receptions usually follow the format of the service.
A traditional service might have a quiet reception while a reception with a festive air might follow other types of services such as a memorial service or a simply scattering of ashes.
You can, however mix and match having a traditional service that suits your family and one heck of a reception / party that suits your friends.
Or you can be like my cousin-in-law who will probably have his ashes shot out over the water by way of a potato gun.
You can always go out with a bang of a celebration. Cremated remains placed within a fireworks display. Photograph courtesy of Angels Flight www.angels-flight.net
Notes & Updates
Living Funerals are becoming more and more acceptable. This is where a fueral or celebration of life is held while the person is still living.
Click here for a link to an article stating the pros & cons http://ezinearticles.com/?Living-Funeral—Three-Reasons-Not-to-Do-One-For-Yourself-Unless-You-Are-Terminal&id=2365868
Click here for the Wikipedia version of Living Funerals http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Living_funeral
Click here for an article about UK Living Funerals http://www.saltcote.co.uk/Living_Funeral_A_Celebration_of_life.html
Click here for a UK site for a funeral fower guide, monuments and so forth. http://www.memorialsofdistinction.co.uk/the-definitive-guide-to-funeral-flowers
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http://www.recover-from-grief.com/plan-a-memorial-service.htmlFuneral v.s. memorial service http://elegantmemorials.com/memorial-service-ideas/funeral-or-memorial-service
http://dying.about.com/od/funeralsandmemorials/ht/write_a_eulogy.htmEulogy Writing Styles and Themes
How To give an eulogy
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