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.
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.
Sample Funeral Obituary - 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.