Over our lifetimes our personality becomes our trademark. It reveals the essence of who we are and is what people remember most about us. Today, when people are faced with the loss of a loved one, they are able to make final arrangment choices that truly reflect the personal spirit of their loved one.

One of those choices is the selection of a casket, which can be among the most significant of all the arrangement decisions. For many families a consideration in selecting the most appropriate casket is thinking about the personality of your loved one and then viewing the casket selections with their personality in mind. Some aspects of a casket may then seem appropriate and your decision becomes more meaningful. For example: If your loved one furnished their home with primarily cherry furniture, selecting a wood casket with a beautiful cherry finish may seem fitting.

It should be noted that families choosing cremation today frequently select caskets to conduct the farewell service because they feel that this allows them to say good-bye in a more personal way.

Caskets are available in a variety of metals such as bronze and copper as well as stainless steel and are are also crafted from beautiful natural woods such as mahogany, cherry, maple and oak. In addition, casket interiors can be personalized with meaningful words and symbols tastefully designed, customized and beautifully embroidered.

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Today, many families decide to personalize their casket selection. Your Remembrance Provider℠ can show you all of the personalization choices available as well as assist you in deciding upon the most appropriate casket for your loved one.

We have included an intimate look at how several families honored their loved one’s personality and life story with appropriate caskets and urns which captured the spirit of their loved one. To read their stories please click below.

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE TO LEARN HOW FAMILIES CHOSE CASKETS FOR THEIR LOVED ONES

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For more detailed information on caskets, click thru to Types of Caskets--How To Make An Informed Choice.

I'll Remember You

Why do people carve their initials in trees? Or place their hands in cement? They want to leave their mark, and to be remembered. But the real marks they leave are the ones they've made on us. A hug. A smile. A kind word. We want to remember them. This touching video helps families see how remembering can help them deal with loss.

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Inspirational Quotations

“A smile of encouragement at the right moment may act like sunlight on a closed-up flower; it may be the turning point for a struggling life.”  -Unknown

“Cry out for insight and understanding. Search for them as you would for lost money or hidden treasure.”  -Proverbs 2:3-4

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