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How to Plan a Funeral
When faced with a loss, many confront the question with regards to funeral planning, “where do I start?” Typically the first decision to be made is that of burial vs cremation followed by the choice of a traditional funeral or a memorial service. Also consider creating a list of who will be in attendance. These details will be especially useful for the initial meeting with the funeral home. On the below pages, we provide further advice with regards to planning cremation services or celebrations of life.
Although there are many decisions you may have to make, we assure you that we will guide you through the entire process every step of the way. We promise to help you:
Design the most fitting memorial or funeral service to honor their memory and pay tribute to their life achievements and experiences.
Select the most appropriate products, including a casket, burial vault, cremation urn, cemetery or mausoleum, to fit your budget and suit your needs and desires.
Write a fitting obituary to honor your loved one’s life experiences and social connections.
Assist in the publication of the obituary in the newspapers of your choice.
Create a Book of Memories™, a beautiful, permanent online memorial, where you and your friends can build a legacy of memories by archiving treasured photos and memories.
Welcome your family and friends to our funeral home for your planned services, including a viewing, visitation, funeral or memorial service.
Make all arrangements with regard to the services whether they are held at your place of worship, our funeral home, cemetery, or alternate gathering place.
Provide you with beautiful funeral print materials, including memorial folders, prayer cards and book marks. We also offer personalized note cards for you to acknowledge the emotional support you received from friends, co-workers and community members.
Provide an elegant hearse and funeral cars, as well as arrange for escorts.
Help in the selection and on-site arrangement of floral tributes.
Provide access to grief education and support materials, and referrals to counseling services.
Prepare all paperwork, including vital record statistics, permits, filing and obtaining death certificates, and assistance with life insurance, veteran’s benefits and Social Security claims.
We hope you will turn to us for compassionate care and impeccable service. Our pledge is to honor your loved one and family with dignity, respect and personal attention to every detail. On the below pages, we provide further advice with regards to planning cremation services or celebrations of life.
Preparing For a Funeral Service
What is involved in preparing for a funeral service? The specific details largely depend on whether you are a member of the immediate or extended family, or simply a guest. Learn more about preparing for a funeral in this section of our website.
Celebration of Life Planning Checklist
Because it's an opportunity to showcase someone's unique life story and achievements, today's celebration-of-life is a deeply personal event. If you think such an event is the right choice for your situation, here's what should know about planning celebrations-of-life.
Funeral Service Trends
Today's families can choose from a wide variety of funeral services ranging from the traditional to a more personalized celebration-of-life. In this section, we invite you to learn more about the change in funeral service trends.