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