Memorial Service

7 Ways to Remember a Deceased Loved One at a Wedding

I was at a wedding for my favorite niece when I noticed a special table set aside for the guestbook. I went over intending to quickly write my name and the essentials when I was startled by the beautiful display set up on the table to remember her grandfather. His…...

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Funeral Etiquette for the Inexperienced

While funerals are not very comfortable ceremonies to attend, it is important to remember that your presence during this difficult time is significant to the loved ones of the deceased.  It is a time of mourning and grieving. Don’t let the unfamiliarity of the rites and traditions embraced by the…...

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Remembering Those Lost While Serving Our Country

People have always grieved and mourned their lost protectors and soldiers. Over the centuries there have been many different traditions both nationally and in families in honoring those lost while protecting civilians during conflict. In the United States we honor our fallen soldiers and military personnel on Memorial Day.  …...

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How to Plan an Earth Friendly Memorial Service

The earth is home to over 7.6 billion people. More and more we are realizing how important it is to take care of our earth and to make informed decisions about our impact on the earth. Can you imagine the space it takes to bury 7.6 million people? Along with…...

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Ways to Remember a Breast Cancer Victim

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This month is a good time to plan a way to honor and remember a loved one who has passed due to breast cancer. There are many ways to honor a loved one. Some things to think through before planning a memorial are listed…...

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The Simple Purpose of a Memorial Funeral Service

Memorial funeral services are all about honoring the memory of a person who has died. At Willwerscheid Funeral Home and Cremation Service, we firmly believe in the importance of not only remembering, but also sharing one’s memories. But where does this process start? It starts with each one of us…...

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Memorial Ideas After Losing a Child

Experiencing the death of a child is one of the most difficult and traumatic events in life. The hole that the child or baby leaves in your heart is so big it feels like you will never be able to be whole again. That feeling is normal and is part…...

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Dos and Don’ts of Expressing Sympathy

It is often difficult to find the words to express sympathy to a friend or family member who has just experienced the death of a loved one. Heartfelt condolences can bring comfort to those left behind, yet expressing your sympathy inappropriately may hurt the person you most want to help.…...

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What To Write With The Flowers

You’ve found the perfect bouquet of flowers to bring to the funeral using our special guide, but now you need to know what to write in the card. Finding just the right expression of condolence can be of great comfort to the family that has lost a loved one, and…...

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