Thinking about making one’s own funeral arrangements can leave people feeling a little uneasy but more people are finding that advanced planning offers great emotional ease and even financial security for them and their families. When families assist their loved one preplan, they find comfort in knowing that the funeral arrangements reflect what their loved one wanted. It also gives them peace of mind in not having to make important decisions at a stressful time.
Experiencing the loss of a family member or close friend is one of the most difficult and stressful experiences of our lives. Along with all of the emotions of grief and loss comes planning the funeral service. Through advanced planning, a person can make all of the decisions about their funeral ahead of time. Advanced planning provides direction for family members in planning the funeral service. It is important to remember that a funeral not only pays tribute to the person that has passed away but it is also for those left behind and provides a time to begin healing through their grieving process.
Advanced Planning assures that:
•Your wishes are recorded
•Important names and dates are recorded, as well as, life events that will aid in filing legal documents
•Your loved ones will be spared the unnecessary emotional and financial burden of funeral planning in the midst of grief.
Advanced planning can seem overwhelming. However, think of it as a way to pass on cherished memories and wishes. Pre-planning becomes a rewarding experience that offers a great peace of mind for you and your family.
Many questions will arise when you consider advanced funeral planning;
questions that can only be answered by your local funeral director
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