Anniversary Notices / In Memoriam Notices
Anniversary Notices (In Memoriam Notices) are usually published on the anniversary of a Loved One's passing.
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Family Notice / Acknowledgement Notice
A Family Notice (Acknowledgement Notice) is usually published after a funeral or memorial service to thank all those who supported the family in their time of need.
Funeral Home / Funeral Director
A funeral home is a funeral services business that provides interment and funeral services.
A funeral director is the professional involved in the business.
A Memorial Page is an online, virtual page created for the purpose of paying tribute, commemorating, celebrating, remembering and honouring those who have passed away. Family and friends can contribute with photos, music, videos, voice memos, their own words and memories.
Traditional storytelling and the family photo album can now be digital and placed online as a Memorial Page.
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A service to celebrate the life of a person. Most of the time, the body or ashes are present at the funeral but not at a memorial service. A funeral is typically held soon after a person's passing. A memorial service can be held many days, weeks or months later.
Obituary / Funeral Notices / Death Notices
An Obituary (Funeral Notice or Death Notice) is usually published following the death of a person and provides details of family, along with information about their upcoming funeral service.
A ‘Medical Certificate of Cause of Death’ (commonly known as the ‘death certificate’) is provided.
For information: A Death Certificate is the formal document produced by the Government Registrar and these are applied for 3 days after the funeral.
HonourThem keeps Obituary notices online permanently.