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How Celebration of Life Films Began

 When my father passed in late 2008, there was an unexpected flurry of activity surrounding the arrangements for

the memorial events and it didn’t occur to me at the time to make plans to videotape his funeral service. 


To this day, I regret that I didn’t record the eulogy I delivered for my dad or the music that was sung

at his funeral Mass (including the beautiful Navy Hymn which he loved so much). I remember being startled by the

21-gun salute at the gravesite for a man who served his country proudly during World War II.

My brother played Taps for our dad on his trumpet -- another very moving moment --

and I regret that I have only a vague memory of that event.


The temperature that December day was below zero, driving conditions were treacherous, and some 

were unable to attend the funeral. Looking back, it would have been nice to have been able to share

the events of the day with them but because the  ceremonies weren’t recorded, this was not possible.


I would like to eliminate that missed opportunity for your family at one of the most 

emotionally challenging times of life. If you would like a professionally shot and edited  

remembrance of the funeral services for your loved one, I urge you to contact me. 

We Create Powerful and Moving Video

 We are a film and video production team with 22 years of experience in creating powerful and moving video and film projects and we are now providing affordable, professional video coverage and DVD creation of funerals, memorial services, religious celebrations, and graveside ceremonies for all faiths.

We Make the Process Simple

Your first step is to contact us when you are making your funeral arrangements. We will gather detailed information about your needs and discuss a budget. rate and gather detailed information about your event. We ask you to contact us as soon as possible so we can include you on our schedule.

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More Details About Our Service

  • Video capture is done with high-end Sony cameras.
  • Editing is completed on a professional video editing system.
  • You receive copies of the video coverage on the media or platform of your choice.
  • We cover events in all of NW Ohio and SE Michigan.
  • We will also videotape other events you would like to memorialize including first communions, bar and bat mitzvahs, quinceañeras and other special life events.

Professional and respectful

  • We devote as much of the day to your event as you would like based on the events you choose to have captured.
  • We are professional in dress and demeanor as well as in the final product we deliver to your family.
  • Every effort is made to be as unobtrustive as possible so as not to draw attention away from the ceremony.

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Design your project

  • We will discuss what options are available based on your vision for the completed video.
  • We are able to cover everything from the service to the graveside and are here to help guide you along the way.
  • We can deliver your video to friends and family as a DVD, a video file on Flash Drive or even via Internet platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox or other sharing options.

Contact Us

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How to Begin

Tell us a about your plans for your memorial services. We will get back to you as soon as we can with some ideas of how we can make your life celebration film special and unique.

Celebration of Life Films

Toledo, Ohio

(419) 349-6607