Funeral traditions across the U.S. are like a varied tapestry that provides texture to pay homage to the complex lives that we lead. Each element of a memorial service is designed to create a community of love and support that will continue throughout the difficult days ahead. Standard components of a memorial service often include the visitation before the service, the memorial service itself, interment or committal ceremonies and finally a reception.
Glenn David Miller, 65, passed away suddenly on November 11th, 2017 at his home in Mesa, Arizona.
Losing a loved one is one of the most traumatic experiences in life, and can leave even the most structured mind struggling to make connections in the hours after your friend or family member’s passing. You may be racing in many different directions, wondering who to notify, when you should schedule any visitation times and the funeral, and the hundreds of other tiny decisions required. Staying organized is crucial, and knowing that there are professionals available to support you may allow you to feel more in control.
Most people have a variety of questions when attending a funeral: what to wear, what to say to family members who have lost a loved one and what (if any) type of food to bring to visitation. One question in particular seems to be universal: How do I decide which flowers to send in remembrance? Fortunately, our experts have the answers that will help you make an appropriate decision based on your relationship to the deceased.