Dearly Plaques & Memorials News

Business Excellence Awards Finalist – Dearly Plaques & Memorials
How exciting to be nominated as a Finalist in the local Federation Business School Business Excellence Awards - Innovation category. Dearly Plaques & Memorials started nearly three years ago - it was as idea as I walked through our local Ballarat Cemetery with the dog and the kids tearing around the roads on their bikes and skateboards. We... continue reading 
Dearly interim memorials at Nudgee and Hobart
Dearly Plaques & Memorials are providing a five-day delivery for interim memorials at Nudgee Cemetery & Crematorium and Graham Family Funerals in Tasmania, giving families and clients an immediate personalised memorial at the funeral. "We have incorporated Dearly Plaques & Memorials into our funeral package, providing them to our families as a complimentary gift following the funeral service. They arrive in... continue reading 
Death cafés in Ballarat and Footscray – with coffin cake
On August 8 I attended both the Ballarat and Footscray Death Cafés for 'Dying to Know Day'. Always wanting to know about how these transpired I was treated to a very raw emotional - yet positive - experience. Death Cafés are where people drink tea and coffee, eat cake and discuss death. The aim is to increase... continue reading 
The funeral was today… what happens tomorrow?
The grief, the emptiness, the feeling of blankness for the death of a loved one. Funeral plans are done - it’s emotional, very draining, maybe family members are together for the first time in a long time or it was unexpected and no one quite knows what to do. Everyone is given a task to... continue reading 
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A new innovation for Ballarat and the funeral and cemetery service industry
The Dearly Plaques & Memorials concept was formed whilst walking the family dog through the local Ballarat new cemetery where we observed that all new grave sites had a green garden stake as an interim marker. Could they look any worse, are grieving families prepared to visit the next day and be faced with this STAKE? These stakes... continue reading 
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