A time to celebrate and reflect on the life of your loved one.
Sometimes the short time available at the crematorium is just not enough for a fitting memorial to your loved one. A memorial service at a different location and time to the committal can give time for all who are grieved to have that time to share, and celebrate the life of the one who has past.
See it as, the crematorium is the place where you say farewell. Whereas the memorial ceremony is when you, your family and friends can all talk about your loved one and how fortunate you were to have them in our life, however long or short.
It is very much a “Celebration of Life”. They can be held at any time that is significant to you, and can help the grieving process. You could have a memorial service for example at the following times:
A Memorial is all about, celebrating and reflecting on the life of your loved one.
When the ashes are returned to you for strewing or interment, a memorial service could be created, with the time to truly pay tribute of your loved one. You could try any one of the following:
A memorial ceremony, with a ritual to strewn or intern the ashes, can give you more time for a more meaningful celebration of your loved ones life.