KIP (Keeping It Personal) Awards for the best in personalization
were created by ICFA's Personalization Committee to recognize
outstanding examples of personalization of services or products
in the death care industry.
Remembrance Urn Package
This unique silk remembrance urn package is designed to be both
an urn as well as a place to store memories. The package includes
a beautiful hardwood photo frame and pen holder, 50 note cards
and a pen set. This urn package is ideal for a life celebration
Family and friends are encouraged to write their memories of
their loved one on the cards. The cards have a thought starter
which says, “I wish I had the chance to tell you…”
When people enter the service, a family member or the funeral
director hands the guest a card with a pen. At the end of the
service, the cards are collected and are placed inside the pocket
of the urn.
The cards are intended to be shared with other family members
and perhaps read at holidays, anniversaries and family gatherings.
The thoughts, memories and feelings that are expressed on the
cards are priceless and serve as a documentary of lives to be
handed down for generations to come.
Experts in grieving recommend writing as an effective form of
expressing their feelings.
When someone dies, family and friends seem to always ask, what
can I do to help? Families have found that by giving guests cards
to write on they feel like they participated and contributed at
The hardwood photo frame and pen set is designed so that the
pen holder can also hold fresh flowers. When the pens are removed
the favorite flower of the deceased can be added to the holder
to further personalize the experience.
To better serve the needs of the families, the photo frame was
designed so that it can be switched to hold their favorite 4x6
horizontal or 4x6 vertical photograph. The hardwood photo frame
and pen holder is taken home by the family and serves and a reminder
of their loved one.
Ben Ackerman of Sorenson Brothers Mortuary in Hayward, California
said, “We encouraged all of the family members and guests
to share their memories and feelings by writing on the cards.
This product gives families a chance to share their memories,
I find that people often have an easier time writing their thoughts
instead of expressing them verbally. The urn with the pocket provides
an ideal place to put the cards after the service. When we return
the Remembrance Urn Package to the family, it makes for a very
The urn is constructed using a durable inner container which
is wrapped with a fitted slip cover made from an outer lining
of 100% silk. It features an inner layer of Pellon fleece to give
it a soft feel. If used for scattering, the empty urn can be used
to store keepsakes of the loved-one. Another great feature: the
urn meets the standards of the Transportation Security Administration
and can pass through gate-side security and be carried onboard
For pricing and ordering information please send your
contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-465-0553.