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Traditional Funeral Arrangements

By Memorial Stationery | May 25, 2022

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

By Memorial Stationery | May 20, 2022

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?

By Memorial Stationery | April 26, 2022

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

By Memorial Stationery | April 25, 2022

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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A Guide to Death Announcements: Examples, Tips & How to Write

By Memorial Stationery | April 20, 2022

When someone passes away, there is a lot to consider, procedures to follow, and people that need to be informed. This can be an incredibly difficult time and often people may struggle with how to break this news, how to word it, and the correct method for informing others. Death announcements or ‘death notices’ are…

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Funeral Order of Service Template Wording Examples

By Memorial Stationery | April 4, 2022

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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What are Funeral Memorial Cards and Prayer Cards?

By Memorial Stationery | February 17, 2022

Memorial cards are a delicate piece of funeral stationery. They are small, usually laminated cards (roughly the size of a playing card) that work as a tribute to the deceased. Memorial cards are useful bits of funeral stationery that can be distributed at wakes, memorial services, and celebrations of life, as well as funeral services.…

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6 Funeral Invitation Wording Examples

By Memorial Stationery | January 27, 2022

When a loved one has passed it is important to ensure that everyone who knew and loved them has the opportunity to say goodbye and pay their respects at the funeral service. Funeral invitations are a crucial part of funeral stationery as they not only inform guests of the service but in some cases, break…

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What to do When Someone Dies: A Guide

By Memorial Stationery | January 27, 2022

When a loved one passes it can be a terribly confusing, emotional, and overwhelming thing to have to deal with. This guide aims to ease some of those pressures and point you in the right direction of what to do when faced with this difficult task. Firstly, all grievances are difficult, and we would like…

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What to Include in a Funeral Order of Service

By Memorial Stationery | January 27, 2022

When confronted with writing a funeral order of service, it may feel incredibly overwhelming and emotional. Because of this, writing the funeral order of service may be difficult. If you are struggling with what should be included in a funeral order of service, this blog aims to ease some of that pressure. When creating your…