The process of arranging a funeral can seem daunting; so many things to think about and arrange whilst at the same time trying not only to come to terms with your loss but also help others in similar situations.
Having a funeral plan in place will give you the peace of mind that your family doesn’t need to be stressed about making arrangements. You can say goodbye and have control over how they remember him or her because it’s all upfront, planned out for them!
It can be difficult to plan a funeral without some guidance. Luckily, there is plenty of information and support available on how you should go about arranging your own service or that for someone close to if they have passed away recently
A lot has changed since our parents’ generation – today we’re more informed than ever before thanks largely because technology allows us access into all kinds of different things happening around the world with just one click! So whether it’s finding out what happens when somebody dies (or comes back), deciding between cremation versus burial – whatever decision feels best suited at this point in time; no matter where we’re coming from as individuals
How to arrange a funeral
There are many things to take care of before planning your own funeral, but one thing you should always do is check if they had specific instructions about how they wanted their final arrangements made. If not then it’s important for the family members or friends who will be handling this process after him/her dies to know what was planned so there aren’t any surprises when making decisions on where everything goes during an already emotional time in someone else’s life!
Whether putting plans in place for yourself or for someone else, you need to consider the following:
- Types of funeral service required – burial, cremation, green
- Whether it should be a religious or humanist service
- The location – Church, Cemetery, Crematorium
- Type of coffin – wood, veneer, willow, bamboo, wicker
- What the deceased should wear
- The content of the service – funeral music, readings, poems, eulogies
- Choice of flowers or donations to a favourite charity
- Funeral transportation
- Funeral stationary – attendance or acknowledgement cards, order of service sheets
- Obituaries in local papers and funeral announcements
- Any catering requirements for after the service
With advancements in technology, there are now alternatives to traditional burials. One such option is the “cremation without a service” which typically does not require any funeral services at all and can be helpful for those on lower budgets or with no family members available who want an elegant burial but still prefer not having their loved one laid out side-by-side other strangers next week when it rains just remember this may seem like something you don’t need because let’s face it -If anything happens during your lifetime where death seems likely then chances
What is a civil funeral?
The celebration of life is a civil funeral service conducted by someone other than the clergy. The occasion often includes readings from favorite passages in literature, music chosen specifically for this event and words spoken aloud with emotion tailored towards your loved one’s individual needs– all combined into an amazing experience you’ll never forget!