It is very difficult when we at a grieving house and many at times we find ourselves lost there. There are no words that could express our condolences for them. Yet when a sympathy word for loss of a dear member is definitely a support extended. If you are not able to make it in person, there are these sympathy cards that you could pick, but choose words that try to express what exactly you feel for them. Rather than letter, it is poems that express more and the internet is the best platform to search and get the best suited for you.Being there for them is the most required when they need you, especially in such situations.
Not only grieving with the family, but there are many other little things that you could do, which would be of great help in such a situation. If being chosen to be cremated, the most required is a good Urn. Cremation urns are available in different sizes, shapes, quality and materials. It is up to the buyer, what he wants and how he chooses to use the burned ashes of his loved one. If you know the family well, maybe you could help them in choosing the right ones. It reflects the thoughts about your departed loved one and hence do not opt for the cheap cremation urns that are available, instead choose them based on how you are going to keep the ashes.
As much as importantly you choose an Urn when being cremated, you could choose Memorials if the deceased is being buried. There are many memorials that one could opt. Families create memorial benches, memorial stones, or other memorial objects to show their respect and spend some time with the parted on special days while remembering them.
Whatever you may choose, it all depends on how you wish to treat them once they leave us and how you see them in your life. Parting is painful, yet sometimes fond memories make us feel their presence with us.