If you are planning cremation services in Metairie, LA and you want to ensure that it is nice and shows how much you care about your loved one, you may be planning to have a memorial service as well. Having a memorial service allows you to invite others to come and pay their respects. It can also help everyone get closure over the death. When it comes time to plan a cremation service, you have a lot of option and things to consider. If you need help making your plans be sure to keep some of these tips and options.
No matter where you choose to have the memorial service, you can always set up a table. You can decorate the table with things that the deceased owned or that may remind you of them. You can choose to use photos, special items that they carried or enjoyed such as movies, special outfits, accessories, and other things. You can also encourage those who will be attending the services to bring things they want to display and add to the table.
A video presentation can be a nice way to show your loved ones how much you care about the deceased. You can add video clips or photos to the video and then play it during the cremation or memorial service. Those who attend the service can watch the video and that may even have their own videos or clips that they want to add to it. If they would like to get a copy of it to keep for themselves or to have to look back on when they want to remember their loved one in a good way.
When you need to chat with family and don’t have a lot of time to do it at the actual cremation, you can have a reception. There are so many people coming through the crematory and you might not have a lot of time to talk with each person. Instead of trying to keep up with everyone at the cremation, you can invite them to a reception that you have at a place of your choosing and can serve refreshments and more. This is a common thing to have as part of a memorial service.
Choosing to have cremation services in Metairie, LA is a good way to give your loved one the goodbye they deserve. If you are planning to invite others to attend the services, you have more to think about than your own preference. You want to make sure everyone who attends is happy with the services. If you need help making your cremation plans, you can follow the tips above. You can also reach out to L.A. Muhleisen & Son Funeral Home. We are happy to help with all your cremation planning needs.