Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Indeed, the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) reports a 45.3% cremation rate for all funeral services in 2013, up from 3.6% 50 years ago in 1960. The National Funeral Directors Association, meanwhile, expects the rate to rise to 70% in 15 years’ time. Along with changing cultural attitudes, the fact that many Americans live away from the places where they grew up (and are consequently unable to revisit their loved ones’ graves) is seen to drive this trend. Is your family open to a practical but no less solemn way to honor the departed? Funeral homes that can arrange for cremation in Indianapolis, such as the Usher Funeral Home, will provide all the help with planning you need.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
If you’ve decided to pre-plan your funeral then there are family-owned and well-established funeral homes in Indianapolis like Usher Funeral Home that would be honored to help. Planning out your funeral may seem morbid, but many people have an idea of what they want to happen during their service and wake. You’ll have to decide on what type of funeral you want; will you be cremated or buried? What kind of casket will you be buried in? Your wake and service will also need considerable planning. For one, you may either want a religious service or not. Finally, there’s the financial component. All of your funeral expenses may be paid for in advance. Talk about it with your funeral planner. He or she can help you pre plan a service that meets your unique needs. With the right advice and planning you can save yourself and your survivors a lot of worries.
Friday, June 26, 2015
"Some people wish to have the remains of their loved ones given to other family members and kept on lockets or other jewelry pieces. In a way, your loved one can be with you wherever you go. Any of these options are ways to give your loved one the proper send-off he or she deserves, and Indianapolis cremation services, offered by established funeral homes like Usher Funeral Home can provide the proper facilities and warm atmosphere to make your final farewell a fitting commemoration of the life left behind and the love that will follow your loved one to his or her next life."
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Nobody is immortal. It’s a fact everyone will have to confront someday. The uncertainty of life is the very quality that makes it precious. No one knows for sure the lifespan given to each person, so while unpredictability makes life intriguing, it is also this very quality that makes it important for people to seriously consider about planning for the inevitable. What better gift to leave your loved ones when you’ve passed than reasons and means to look forward to their own future. Settle all your accounts, sign your will, and make arrangements with one of your local Indianapolis funeral homes, such as Usher Funeral Home, to get things done for you when the time comes.