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Eulogy for Father From Son of Stephen Furst

Eulogy for father from son of Stephen Furst

Stephen Furst as “Flounder” in Animal House

If you’ve ever seen Animal House, you will surely remember Stephen Furst who played “Flounder”.   Stephen passed away on June 17, 2017 from complications from diabetes at only 63 years old.

I was touched by what his sons Nathan and Griffith posted on Facebook about their father.

“Steve has a long list of earthly accomplishments, he was known to the world as [a] brilliant and prolific actor and filmmaker, but to his family and many dear friends, he was also a beloved husband, father and kind friend whose memory will always be a blessing. To truly honor him, do not cry for the loss of Stephen Furst. But rather, enjoy memories of all the times he made you snicker, laugh, or even snort to your own embarrassment. He intensely believed that [laughter] is the best therapy, and he would want us to practice that now. Continue reading

Memorial Service Idea – Plantable Photo Memorial Cards

Plantable Flower Photo Card

Great idea, memorial card one side is a photo of your loved one, the other side has a shape you can plant.

After offering our very popular line of plantable memorial, funeral, celebration of life cards and bookmarks, we were often asked if we could add a photo to the cards. So we took your suggestion, and now offer a line of memorial photo cards. Continue reading

Four Ideas to Remember Your Loved One This Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, we understand that being thankful in a time of grief can be a wearying task.

thanksgiving

As holidays are typically a time of tradition that involve the presence of family and friends, one’s absence is often felt so much stronger during this time of year. To deliver you from grieving their absence, we invite you to instead celebrate and be thankful for the life that they lived, your time spent together, and the impact that they had. Continue reading

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

Forrest and I Cropped 2

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

Five Class Reunion Memorial Ideas

I’ve selected five of my favorite ideas for creating a lasting tribute at a class reunion to classmates you’ve loved and lost.

1. Create a Poster with the Yearbook Photos of the Departed

Class Reunion Memorial Poster

Poster From Yearbook Photos of Classmates who have passed

 
The Memorial poster can be displayed in many ways:
• On an easel atop a small table in the reception area next to a small bouquet of flowers and/or a candle.
• Drape a string of flowers around the edges of the posters.
• Have a card for each deceased classmate where attendees can write their special memories of the departed. After the reunion send the remarks to the classmate’s family . Continue reading