URBAN FUNERAL HOME
Encourages Families to Have the Talk of a Lifetime
Ambler, PA – People talk about many things with their loved ones: from day-to-day details to big events. Sharing stories with those who matter most isn’t just important today; it will be especially significant when it’s time to commemorate a life. URBAN FUNERAL HOME is proud to announce its participation in Have the Talk of a LifetimeSM, a national effort to encourage families to have conversations about life and what matters most. These discussions can help families make important decisions about how they wish to remember and honor the lives of their loved ones.
Through meaningful memorialization – that is, taking time to reflect on the unique life of a loved one and remember the difference they made – families and friends take an important step in the journey toward healing after death.
Individuals and their families have more options than even before for memorializing their loved one at the end of life. From simple to very elaborate, there are a variety of ways a family can honor their loved one in a personal and meaningful way.
“Memorialization is so much more than it used to be,” said Skip Urban, URBAN FUNERAL HOME, Owner and Supervisor. “It can reflect a person’s life story – their values, interests and experiences – and be transformative, healing and comforting. Meaningful memorialization starts when loved ones talk about what matters most: memories made, lessons learned and how they hope to be remembered.”
URBAN FUNERAL HOME is pleased to offer individuals and families in the community a free brochure, Have the Talk of a Lifetime that will help them begin a conversation about life.
“It’s not easy to talk about death,” said Skip. “I think this brochure will be particularly helpful because it focuses on life, rather than the details of a service. It’s life stories – family vacations, pieces of advice, favorite pastimes – that will help you remember those who matter most and begin to heal after they die.”
“We are here to support and encourage people as they ‘have the talk” with their loved ones,” said Skip Urban “Please call us if we can help you or if we can provide additional information about your options.”
The Have the Talk of a Lifetime campaign is sponsored by the Funeral and Memorial Information Council in a partnership with the International Order of the Golden Rule and the National Funeral Directors Association. The Urban Funeral Home is a trusted member of both these organizations.
The Urban Funeral Home has been dedicated to honoring life in the community for over 60 years. Generations of families continue to depend on, and receive, the same exceptional service. The Urban Family will be there to help you to make good decisions when planning a funeral.
Call us at 215-646-8556 or visit us at www.UrbanFuneralHome.com
Skip, Dolores, Peter and Trudy Urban