For most people, after a death has occurred, it is important that family and friends have opportunities to come together to grieve. Memorial services, wakes or other public gatherings are ways for this to happen. They also allow the wider community to support family members and recognize the loss. There are as many ways to celebrate a life as there are to live one. If you are planning the memorial service for a recently deceased loved one, rest assured, first and foremost, that we are there for you.