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Unique Celebration of Life Ideas from Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynold’s Funeral Services

We lost Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher the wonderful  mother and daughter Hollywood duo within a day of each other. Their private and public funeral services contained some creative life celebration ideas to commemorate their remarkable lives that might inspire you.

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Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, what a mother-daughter force!

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How I Planned a Memorial Candle Lighting For My Young Friend Forrest

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Forrest (Left) and me before Prom
Forrest Peck 1989-2013

Guest Contributor:  CJ Doherty Age:  23

On February 3, 2013, I lost one of my best friends, Forrest Peck.  Forrest was the first person to offer me his friendship and guidance when I changed schools my senior year of high school.   He died in a car crash at the age of 23.  I got the call from my friend that he had passed and it hit me hard. Continue reading

Unique Funeral or Memorial Idea to Celebrate a Life and Capture Memories

Today I got a great idea from a customer. She unfortunately has been attending several funerals lately and our memory cards inspired her. Here is what she wrote:
I think the “special memory” card would be TERRIFIC at a luncheon already on the guest tables with pens, maybe a simple tri-fold type of card with it Continue reading

Creative Flower Arrangement for Fitness Legend Jack LaLanne

Jack LaLanne barbell funeral arrangement

Jack LaLanne barbell funeral arrangement

Today there was a true celebration of Jack LaLanne’s life. Many consider him to be the king of all things fitness. He was lifting barbells just hours before he passed and was laid to rest with the same weight he was holding in his left hand when he died, his son, Dan LaLanne said. Continue reading

Five Most Popular Funeral Gifts

Heart Wildlflower Funeral Card

Heart Wildlflower Funeral Card

After the loss of a loved one, it helps to have objects around that help you remember the good times you had together.  It can be very healing to light a candle or wear jewelry that reminds you of your loved one.  In remembering the person, you pay tribute to the memories and special relationship you had together.

If you are attending  a funeral, you may want something to express your sympathy to the family or to give to the other guests and family members.  A small item given out to everyone allows them to take home something to look at and keep, to remember and honor the person who is gone. Continue reading