7 Things to Consider When Planning a Funeral

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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 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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What are Funeral Memorial Cards and Prayer Cards?

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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What is the Typical Order of a Funeral Service?

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When you come to arrange a funeral, it can feel overwhelming and upsetting. This can cause a lot of confusion as to how best to organise the funeral, or more specifically, the funeral order of service. How do you make an order of service for a funeral? When deciding on your funeral order of service,…

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