Forever in Their Hearts
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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.
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Scattering Ashes at Sea Funeral Services
Do you know about some alternatives to traditional burial or interment services in Vancouver? Would your family prefer a unique way to scatter a loved one’s ashes? Scattering ashes at sea is a popular way to celebrate the life of a loved one lost. Summer is the perfect time for this type of funeral or memorial service. Can you imagine celebrating a loved one within the tranquil ambiance of being out on the water? If you want to know more about scattering ashes at sea 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 about this very unique service in Vancouver, BC. Scattering a person’s ashes is just as personal as attending a graveside service. This episode of the podcast is your chance to learn a unique way to scatter ashes while honoring your loved one. A Unique Service for a Lasting Memory The episode kicks off with Valerie walking us through what happens at a scattering at sea service, which takes place on a beautiful yacht. Then Valerie details what traditional funeral elements a family may choose to incorporate into this unique way of scattering a loved one’s remains. Scattering ashes at sea services are just as customizable as a service held at the funeral chapel, a church, or any other venue on land. Planning to Scatter Ashes at Sea Next Valerie gives an overview about decisions a family needs to make for scattering ashes at sea services. She also answers questions like: What traditional elements can my family include in a memorial at sea? Do I have to schedule the service at sea immediately after cremation? Who can I invite to a memorial for scattering a loved one’s ashes at sea? Is there a way to come back to revisit the site at some future time? Can my family scatter more than one person’s ashes in the same service? Now ask yourself these two things: Would I want scattering ashes at sea services as part of my final wishes? Would this type of service suit someone in my family? If you answered “Yes” to either or both of these questions, then use the information below to start the pre-planning process. Observations from Families Who Scattered Ashes at Sea Then Valerie shares feedback from families who chose scattering