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Funeral Planning Arrangement Resource

WHERE DO I START? 

Funeral Preplanning - This artices helps you to understand the important of preplanning a funeral service and what is involved in the process. Learn how to work with a funeral home to get your details completed.

The Memorial Society - Learn what this organization is all about and how to use them to assist you in a recent death or after a loved one passes.

First Steps in Funeral Planning - When your planning a funeral, we may not always be prepared to know all the details and planning process that is necessary to put together a memorial service.

Planning a Low Cost Funeral - Learn how to save money during the funeral service planning and where to trim costs but still have a memorable celebration of life.

How To Plan A Funeral - No one is ever prepared to plan a service for a recent death. Learn quick things to remember when preparing for an upcoming arrangement.

The Death Announcement - If you need to write a death announcement, learn what to include and the proper wording for putting out an official notice of death.

Funeral Costs & Expenses - How much does a funeral service actually costs? Learn the estimated amounts and what is essential for having in your service.

General Funeral Expenses - Here is a list of the general expenses one might incur when planning a funeral service. Learn the ins and outs of major and minor items.

Funeral or Burial Insurance - Should you have insurance and when to know how and where to get it before you need it.

Funeral Flowers - Flowers in a funeral is symbolic for a sign of respect and sorrow. Learn all about this and what you can do for alternatives, if desired.

Writing Death Notices - Writing a death notice can be overwhelming but this article should help make things clearer on how to write one and what to include.


THE FUNERAL HOME

How To Choose A Funeral Home - Choosing a funeral home is an essential part of the preplanning and planning process. Learn what to look for when doing so.

The Role of the Funeral Home - What exactly is the role of the funeral home during a time of need? Learn what they do and how they can assist you during the planning process.

The Funeral Director - How can this important person assist you during the planning process? Learn what they do and what characteristics to looks for when choosing one.

Funeral or Memorial? - What is the difference between a funeral or memorial? The two are really not interchangeable but have distinct differences.

What is a Funeral Wake? - Funeral wakes are similar to visitations and are typically done prior to a Catholic funeral mass, learn more about it here.

The Funeral Casket - What is a funeral casket? How does it differ from a coffin and learn what to look for when purchasing one for a traditional burial.

Body Embalming - Our award winning article on what is body embalming and what exactly is done during the embalming process.

 

THE FUNERAL OBITUARY

Funeral Obituary Introduction - What is a funeral obituary? Learn all about what it is and why its important to include one in your service planning or notice.

Obituary Examples - Read this to see a sample of an obituary to assist you in understanding whats included and how it flows.

Writing A Newspaper Obituary - All about how to write an obituary if you are planning to publish one in the newspaper.

Obituary Template - Find how how to obtain an obtuary template ready for download or utilize our full design and print services.

 

 

Thank You Cards

Writing Thank You Cards
Thank You Card Wording
Condolence Messages

Funeral Poems

Poems About Death
Best Poems For Funerals
Poems for Mom
Poems for Dad
Poems for a Baby or Child

Memorial Death Sayings & Quotes


Commital Prayers/Scripture
Funeral Tribute Examples

Funeral Service Eulogy

How to Write a Eulogy
Sample Funeral Eulogy
Notes on Delivering a Eulogy

 

 

Church Resolutions

What Is a Church Resolution?
Example of a Church Resolution

 

Funeral Verses & Prayers

In Loving Memory Verses
Bible Scriptures for Funerals
Memorial Death Sayings
Christian Funeral Prayers
Best Bible Verses for Funerals
Psalm 23 Versions

 

 

Funeral Songs

Funeral Hymns
Funeral Music Videos
Funeral Music
Funeral Songs

Types of Funeral Services

Military Funeral Services
Catholic Funeral Services
The Catholic Funeral Mass
Christian Funeral Services
Mormon Funeral Services
Humanist Funeral Services
Jewish Funeral Services
Green Burials/Funerals
Service of Thanksgiving
Homegoing Service Celebration

 

Burial or Cremation

Choosing Cremation
Traditional Burial
Body Embalming
Organ Donations
Before Cremation
Cremation Processing
After the Cremation

Additional Resources

Funeral Professional Organizations
Funeral Consumer's Alliance
Funeral Resources
NFDA
 


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