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In Memoriam
A Guide to Modern Funeral and Memorial Services
Edward Searl
ISBN: 9781558964075
Second Edition
Book (Paperback)
Skinner House Books
8 1/2 x 9
134 pages
January 1, 2000


Practical and sensitive guide for planning memorial services. Includes advice for creating a unique and appropriate service to fit any circumstance. Offers material on writing obituaries, alternative settings, the rural cemetery movement, interment of ashes, cremation and selecting monuments and memorials. Plus sample services to be adapted or used as they are.

Edward Searl has been a Unitarian Universalist minister in the Chicago area for more than 25 years. He is the author of two books, In Memoriam: A Guide to Modern Funeral and Memorial Services and A Place of Your Own. He is also the editor of a four-volume series forthcoming from Skinner House Books in which Bless This Child and Beyond Absence are included.
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