What is advanced funeral planning?

Design your own order of service

Advanced funeral planning is ultimately about making arrangements for your funeral before you pass. This can include everything that goes into a funeral, from deciding what kind of service you would like to choosing your funeral announcement card design. A study by WHO shows that those who have gone through adverse life events, such as…

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Why funerals are part of the healing process

Husband comforting wife because of the passing of a loved one

When you lose a loved one, it can be a difficult and confusing time. You may feel like you’re in a fog, struggling to make sense of what has happened, but this is a normal reaction. While it may seem like an added burden when you’re already feeling so overwhelmed, but funerals are an essential…

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How to discuss final wishes with a loved one

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No one likes to think about their own death, whether in relation to your own or that of a loved one. This often makes it difficult to discuss this emotional subject with those close to you. But it’s important to have a conversation about your final wishes, whether that’s about designing your own funeral order…

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Planning your own funeral – a definitive guide

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Planning your own funeral is becoming an increasingly common way to relieve the stress of those close to you at such a difficult time. In 2021, there were over 1,600,00 unplanned funerals in the UK, resulting in family members having to deal with the pressure and stress that is often associated with funeral preparations. While…

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Traditional Funeral Arrangements

arranging a funeral order of service

A funeral is a perfect way to acknowledge, celebrate and remember the life of a loved one that has passed. It provides friends and family with the opportunity to say a final goodbye. While arranging a funeral can be an emotional time, it’s important to bring an order to the service for a funeral, providing…

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7 Things to Consider When Planning a Funeral

Hand of man hold candle flame light at night with bokeh at a funeral

Planning a funeral is something most of us will have to be a part of in our lifetime. It can be a difficult and stressful task, often because people do not know where to begin with funeral planning. At Memorial stationery, we understand the relevant concerns and stresses associated with funeral planning. As such, we…

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Funeral leaflets: What are they used for?

Funeral order of service template

Organising a funeral for a loved one is always a difficult task. With a lot to organise for the final preparations, it’s important to select the right funeral stationery that will celebrate the memory of your loved one. Funeral leaflets are a great way to not only display important information about the service but can…

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The best funeral stationery for you

Editable order of service

Funeral stationery is a simple and personal way to remember a loved one who’s passed away. While organising a funeral can be difficult, it’s crucial to choose the right stationery you need that is beautifully designed, distinct and honours the death of a loved one. With an array of different types of funeral stationery available,…

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Funeral Order of Service Template Wording Examples

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It can be incredibly difficult to say goodbye to a loved one, especially if the preparations of the funeral fall upon those heavily affected by the loss. Therefore, it can be challenging to write an order of service that honours the memory of the departed. Almost 85% of funeral preparations in the UK are handled…

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