Forever in Their Hearts
About This Show
Martin Brothers Funeral Services (mbfunerals.com/vancouver/) provides caring, dedicated and thoughtful service to families dealing with the loss of a loved one. We have four generations of funeral services experience and are here to guide you through all of the details, large and small, and always take the time to understand what is important to you and your family in your time of need. We have over 100 years of experience in funeral services and we are a funeral home in Vancouver who gives you affordable funeral services, funeral pre planning, cremation and burial services. We will make sure all of yours and your family's needs are met, and will be a guide in your time of need to ensure that your loved one lost is treated with the dignity and respect they deserve. Martin Brothers is here in your time of need, call today.
Most Recent Episode
Why Do People Have Funeral Services?
6 days ago
Do you ever wonder why people have funeral services? Who benefits when we pay our respects to a loved one lost? Understanding the reasons for memorializing someone can make it less stressful when it comes time to attend a service at the funeral home, church, or another venue. Sometimes details like religious preference or a family’s traditions can get in the way of the funeral planning process. Have you ever been to a funeral made stressful by bickering family members? If you want to know more about reasons why people have funeral services, then listen to this episode of Forever in their Hearts, where host Erik Reynolds talks with Valerie Martell, Director of Operations for Martin Brothers Funeral Services who offers some insight. Regardless of the demographics, people around the world have customs for celebrating a departed loved one’s life. This interview is a chance to learn more about reasons why. Why Do People Have Funeral Services? The episode kicks off with Valerie sharing why families have funeral services after someone they love passes away. Then Valerie explains the reciprocal purpose of a funeral and how it benefits both the loved ones of the deceased and their community. Valerie draws on personal experience as she discusses the topic of this episode of the podcast. What if the Family Is not Religious? Next Valerie stresses that although family tradition is important, it does not have to be an imperative part of planning a funeral service. She also addresses questions like: What do family members think a funeral should look like? Are mourners required to follow a certain dress code? Does the casket have to be open during a memorial service? Now ask yourself these two things: Are you curious about why funerals take place? Do you want to save your family the stress of guessing about your final wishes when your time comes? If you answered “Yes” to either or both of these questions, then use the link below to visit Martin Brothers’ website and begin the process of pre-arranging a service in the Greater Vancouver area. The Deceased and Their Funeral or Memorial Service Then Valerie discusses ways to respect the deceased’s final wishes while helping their loved ones gain some kind of closure at the service. Some families make one decision while planning