When a loved one dies, you want to give them a memorable funeral that speaks to their character and allows the family to celebrate their life while also grieving their loss. This can be a tricky thing to pull off, but funeral homes in Reading, PA are ready to work with you to make it happen. All funerals don’t have to be the same and it’s possible to make your loved one’s funeral a more personal experience for the family members and friends who come to pay their respects. Here are a few ideas to consider in your plans.
You can create a memorial DVD with photos, videos, and music. You can display the video during the memorial service as a tribute to your loved one’s life. Those who come to pay their respects can watch the movie. You can even make copies for friends and family members and allow them to take home a DVD to keep for themselves.
Whether you want to include a special religious ceremony or a ceremony that involves an organization, this is a great option for making a funeral more personal. Our facilities are spacious, and we can accommodate groups of all sizes. We also have equipment that can be used for various types of special ceremonies that you may choose to include in the memorial service.
Special Clothing and Decorations
Some families like to remember their loved ones by celebrating their life with favorite colors or decorations. You can use colors in your clothing or in the funeral décor for a more personalized funeral. You can choose a casket or liner in a specific color, choose flowers, ribbons, and even seat covers in the color of your choice. You can even ask your guests to wear a certain color to the funeral in honor of the deceased.
Music is a common part of many memorial services and you can use music to make the funeral you are planning more personal. You can choose from church songs or even the deceased favorite songs. You may have a person, group, or band perform live music as the ceremony or bring in music that has been recorded on a CD. There are plenty of ways to include music in any memorial service.
If you are ready to plan a funeral for a loved one and want to make it a personal experience, our funeral homes in Reading, PA can help. We will work with you to come up with special ways to honor the memory of your lost loved one and celebrate their lives. If you are ready to learn more about the services we offer, stop by the Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home at 444 N 9th St. in Reading, PA 19601. You can also call us at (610) 374-0962. We are here to help you plan the perfect funeral for yourself or your loved one and make it as personal as you choose.