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Funeral Favours and Funeral Keepsakes

           Giving friends and family members a memento or keepsake after a funeral service is a thoughtful thing to do. Many people will appreciate—and cherish—a little something to remember a loved one by. Funeral favours for guests Funeral favours or gifts are small tokens of the life being celebrated. They give a nod to a person’s hobby, passion, defining quality or special skill. They are a …

100 Celebration of Life Quotes

Saying goodbye is often difficult, and it can be hard to find the words to express how you feel about a loved one who has passed. When you don’t have adequate words of your own to celebrate a life, quotes can be a personalised and uplifting choice. Quotes chosen for a celebration of life are often different than those chosen for traditional funerals. Celebrations of life focus on finding meaning …

50 Celebration of Life Ideas for Dad

At a celebration of life, friends and family gather to honour and remember a loved one’s special life. A person’s hobbies, skills, passions, occupation and charming personality traits can inform a unique tribute to a special life. Not sure where to start? Gardenia Funerals planners are experienced at helping families create personalised memorials that deeply reflect the people they honour. Contact us. Was Dad a person who never missed baseball’s …

50 Celebration of Life Ideas for Mum

Mums wear many hats. They may be caretakers or breadwinners, dream weavers or cheerleaders. They are often tireless supporters and miracle workers. And though you might remember yours for her big accomplishments, it’s more likely you’ll hold onto the little details: her recipe for Bolognese sauce, her devotion to volunteer work at the hospital or the way she always paired her lipstick with her dress. A celebration of life brings family …

How to Plan a Celebration of Life

Losing a loved one is a difficult emotional experience, but a funeral doesn’t have to be somber memorial. Plenty of people would rather be remembered with a party, and a celebration of life is an upbeat alternative to a traditional funeral. It brings friends and family together for sharing and caring with favourite food, flowers, music, decor and more. Whatever your loved one’s interests or personality, a well-planned celebration of life …