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Condolence Messages

Whether you send a sympathy card, make a call or leave an online condolence message, letting someone know that you care about their loss and are thinking of them is a lovely thing to do. The appreciation of a gesture of kindness and support during a time of grief should not be underestimated. It can be hard to know what to say to someone who has lost a loved one …

Ways to Show Sympathy

Losing a loved one, whether a spouse, child, parent or friend is never easy. Regardless of the circumstances, death is painful. As friends or family members of those grieving, it can be a struggle to find the right words or gestures to adequately express sympathy, but the most important thing to remember is to be heartfelt and sincere. From sending cards and leaving comments online to sending flowers and doing …

Finding The Right Words

Finding the right words to express a Condolence Message or write on a Sympathy Card isn’t easy.  I am often asked for some tips so I have gathered some examples together which I hope you can use as a guide and tailor them to your needs. Hopefully they help spark some inspiration! Don’t forget sending a card or calling will always be appreciated at the time of a loved one’s …

Pre-Planning Is Becoming A Way Of Life

Each year thousands of people pre-plan and pre-pay their funeral. The motivation to do so can be numerous but the most common three reasons are 1) peace of mind, 2) it makes sound financial sense and 3) most Nursing Homes or Retirement Villages now ask you to provide them with your preferred Funeral Director at the time of moving in. A pre-paid funeral is where an individual or couple choose …

Cremation Melbourne: The Ultimate Guide

Cremation as a method of body disposition is an increasingly popular alternative to the more traditional methods of underground burial or entombment.  In Victoria, for example, the cremation rate has been increasing steadily with the national average rate rising to to 72%. This article provides key information about cremation that will help you and your family decide whether cremation is the best choice, and issues that need to be considered …