5 Best Memorial Tributes to Remember a
By Christopher P Hill
Today many new and innovative technologies are widely
recognized in the funeral industry as common services
that help make a difficult situation a little easier.
Boomers are memorializing their parents and loved ones
in nontraditional ways and using new funeral technology
to do it.
Technology is opening the doors to unique memorial ideas
and expanding funeral planning and memorial service
options. With these tech-savvy Boomers wanting to take
the negativity out of funerals and find ways to
celebrate a person's life, using new funeral technology
such as some of these listed below are among the most
popular, common, and rapidly growing.
Top 5 Memorial Tributes For Your Father or Grandfather:
1. Video Tribute With Funeral Music
Family and friends always enjoy reflecting back on the
life of a loved one, and celebrating the wonderful
memories shared by all. And what better way to do this
then by watching a DVD Video Tribute?
In its simplest definition, a DVD Video Tribute is a
professionally crafted video production which consists
of digital images, video, and/or photos of your loved
one, which are then combined and played simultaneously
with the funeral music or your choice.
2. New Funeral Technology for Gravestones
In many cases, memorials and grave markers are the last
remaining reference to those that have gone before us.
Such markers convey the traditional name and date along
with an epitaph, which may conflict with a desire for
simple elegance and engraving cost constraints.
Due to advances in microchip technology the family can
now associate detailed text and photo with a memorial
from the pre-installed technology that may occupy as
little as 60mm (2.25") diameter of space. The resulting
capability will allow future generations, visitors and
historians to access both a story and genealogical
information about the deceased from an Internet enabled
cell phone while at the markers physical location.
3. Memorial Websites
A Memorial Website is a personalized website that is
created to celebrate a person's life. It is a common
place where friends and family can grieve and celebrate
the memories of a loved one by sharing stories, kind
thoughts, condolences, photos, and videos. The Memorial
Tribute can be kept online for life so that friends and
family can view the wonderful memories year after year.
4. Memorial Diamonds
Man made diamonds are molecularly identical to naturally
occurring diamonds. By recreating the forces of nature
to the primary element of all diamonds, carbon, a
diamond can be made. General Electric first pioneered
this technology in the mid 1950's.
By using the carbon from the cremated remains or a lock
of hair, memorial diamonds can be created to forever
encase the cremated ashes in a unique and beautiful
5. Memorials Reefs
Burials at sea using memorial reefs is another new
funeral technology that has been significantly growing
in popularity among families.when selecting their final
Military veterans, environmentalists, fishermen,
sailors, divers, and people who have been active all
their lives or whose lives has been cut short, are often
comforted by the thought of being in the very place they
loved so much, and spent so much of their time, and have
so many cherished memories.
Remembering a Dad With a Memorial Tribute Offers Many
Even though someone's father or grandfather may no
longer be here for an occasion such as Father's Day,
these gifts can serve as an excellent family Tribute,
Keepsake, or Heirloom. The main benefit from these gifts
is that each one can offer a unique opportunity to honor
and celebrate your Dad or Grandad, as well as share many
of the great stories and memories you shared together.
Christopher P. Hill, Founder of http://www.funeralresources.com