Checklists and Guides

Introducing Online Memorials at Funerals360

It can be difficult to adequately commemorate a loved one. Usually, obituaries are brief and include only a single photo of the deceased. Often, this limited nature of obituaries can make people feel like they are not appropriately honouring the lives of people they have lost.

Funerals360’s new Online Memorials ...

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Introducing My Funeral Wishes at Funerals360

According to the NFDA the average cost of a full service burial is $12,243. Often, people will spend more money on a funeral than the deceased would have wanted simply because they are trying to honour their loved one in the best possible way but don’t know their preferences ...

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Funeral Glossary

Planning a funeral can be overwhelming and understanding funeral terminology is it's own challenge. Below find the definitions to common funeral terms that you'll hear when planning a funeral.

Alternative Container

An unfinished wood box or other non-metal receptacle without ornamentation, often made of fiberboard, pressed wood, or composition materials ...

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Casket Guide

Picking out a casket for yourself or a loved one can be a daunting task. Before you pick out a casket, you should know what your options are.

You have the option of purchasing caskets and urns from the funeral home or a 3rd party such as Willow & ...

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A Woman's Guide to What to Wear to a Funeral

Do’s and Don'ts of Dressing for a Funeral

Fashion is always changing, therefore it is important to keep tabs on what is deemed appropriate for more somber occasions. The struggle many seem to face when dressing for a funeral is to not offend the honor of the person who has passed ...

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Cemetery Glossary: Common Cemetery Jargon That You Should Know

Funeral360's Cemetery Glossary is guide to the cemetery jargon you should know when planning for your end-of-life care.

Burial

Synonymous with Interment, the placing of human remains in an underground enclosure.

Cemetery

Grounds dedicated to the burial and memorialization of human remains.

Columbarium

Sometimes referred to as “Urn Mausoleums”. A building ...

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Social Media After Death

According to a 2007 study conducted by Microsoft, the average web user has 25 online accounts ranging from social network accounts to banking and financial accounts. In America alone, nearly 72% of American adults have an online presence or use social media sites.

These accounts are a part of the ...

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Social Media After Death: How to Close A Facebook Account

With our digital assets growing with each new online account opened, many social media websites have created policies on how to close an account of the deceased.  Below you will find Facebooks’s policy on how closing or memorializing a Facebook account of a deceased loved one:

Memorializing a Facebook account:

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Social Media After Death: How to Close A Pinterest Account

With digital assets growing with each new online account opened, many social media websites have created policies on how to close an account of the deceased.  Below you will find Pinterest’s policy on how to close a Pinterest account of a deceased loved one:

Pinterest can deactivate a deceased person's account if a ...

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Social Media After Death: How to Close An Instagram Account

If you see an account on Instagram that belongs to someone who's passed away, you can report it to Instagram for memorialization. If you're an immediate family member of that person, you can request the account be removed from Instagram.

Memorializing the Instagram Account:

Instagram will memorialize the Instagram account ...

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