Read Time: 9 Minutes June 27, 2023
A proper condolence letter is many things. First and foremost, it is thoughtful and shows others that they are in your heart during their most challenging time. This can be particularly meaningful to a person who has lost someone close to them. Condolence letters offer thoughts and prayers, kind words, and words of encouragement.
Read Time: 7 Minutes June 19, 2023
You have many unique options when it comes to remembering a loved one. Some people keep a journal, start a memorial garden, or engage in other grieving rituals to ease the pain and work through feelings of loss. Increasingly, people are turning to time capsules to commemorate the memories of lost family members.
Read Time: 8 Minutes March 17, 2023
An Irish Wake is just one of the many celebrations of life that take place at The Gardens at Boca Raton, and if this traditional ceremony is one that you are interested in planning — whether for yourself or a loved one — we encourage you to contact us as soon as possible to learn more.
Read Time: 3 Minutes July 1, 2019
What Are Memorial Engravings? Personalizing a grave is a meaningful way to pay tribute to a loved one. Beyond customizing a gravestone to have the name and the date of birth and passing, memorial engravings on benches, mausoleums, and niches allow families to add short stories that celebrate the life of their loved ones. If… View Article
Read Time: 4 Minutes April 29, 2019
The History of Funerary Art Funerary art is a cultural practice that dates back to ancient civilizations. More than art, these are monuments to celebrate and memorialize the dead. Funerary art may serve as an article the dead can use in the afterlife, an item to celebrate their accomplishments, or in some cases, funerary art… View Article
Read Time: 4 Minutes August 28, 2018
Unique Funeral Traditions around the World Every country, village, and little town is unique. So, it is not surprising that there are some incredibly unique funeral traditions around the world. Have you ever wondered what a traditional funeral in China looks like? What about traditions in Bali and Taiwan? This list of unique funeral traditions… View Article
Read Time: 2 Minutes October 18, 2017
DNA Preservation DNA preservation is a new memorial option for many families in the 21st century. It helps loved ones keep the genetic information of their lost loved one available forever. DNA encodes genetic information about every human on earth, including eye color, hair color, height, skin pigmentation and other physical traits. But it also… View Article
Read Time: 4 Minutes November 22, 2016
What Is a Yizkor? Many religions have different traditions when it comes to honoring or memorializing the dead. If you’re not of the Jewish faith, you might wonder, “What is a Yizkor?” It’s actually a special prayer said to remember someone that has died. What Does Yizkor Mean? In Hebrew, the word “Yizkor” actually means… View Article
Read Time: 1 Minutes August 30, 2016
2016 Yizkor Service Due to potential impact of Hurricane Matthew in Sth Florida over the coming days, the Annual Yizkor Service has been cancelled. For questions please call us at (561) 989-9190