While cremation services in Baltimore, MD are completely unique and can be a variety of different things, one thing they often have in common is the memorial display. Families appreciate having some kind of display to honor and remember their loved ones. That display might be pictures, items they liked, or other things that remind them of the person who passed on. If you are in charge of the memorial display, here are some tips to help you plan out what you will do.
Ask People For Memories
In order to figure out what you want to include in the display, talk to close family members, and see what they remember the most about their loved one. If all of them mention baseball or a certain favorite team, you know you have to include something from that sport or team in the display. If they talk about how much the person loved fishing, you can take that as a direction as well. The memories you hear will help you to direct the display down the path that makes the most sense and will make the person’s personality stand out.
You will definitely want to have pictures as part of the display. You can place them in a number of ways. You can have a few larger photos in frames, or you can place a memory board filled with candid pictures, or a little of each. You don’t want to overwhelm people with too much to look at so try to choose the best photos that will highlight the person’s life and bring about some of the best memories. If you have a full collection yourself, go through those. Otherwise, enlist family help and gather some of the best shots to display.
While you won’t want to fill a whole room with a memorial display, the space you have available will help dictate how much you gather and show. If the space is small, there may be only a corner for a small table. Other places may have a larger space, but that doesn’t mean you have to use it all, either. Think about how people will enter and exit the room and where a good place for the display would be so people can walk past it with ease and take their time looking without backing up the traffic into the room.
There are lots of things to consider when you are looking into memorial displays for cremation services in Baltimore, MD. Keep in mind that you are doing your best for this display and whatever you put together will be nice for the family to enjoy. The professionals at Hari P. Close Funeral Service, P.A. have seen hundreds of different displays and we are here to help you with advice and recommendations if you need them. Just give us a call, tell us about the person who passed, and we’ll give you expert ideas from there and brainstorm with you to get things set up well.