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We know how difficult losing a family member or friend is and how overwhelmed you can feel. The responsibility of funeral planning can be challenging, but Dignity Memorial® professionals have extensive experience working with people in the midst of grief.
When someone dies, there are many decisions to make: where to hold the funeral or memorial service, whether to have a or a modern , whether is more fitting, which funeral home to choose and so much more. There’s a lot to consider, and your funeral planning adviser will guide you every step of the way, assisting you with all the details of a memorial service or burial. You can also use the following funeral checklists to help guide you.
A funeral planning meeting, sometimes called a funeral arrangement conference, is the time for us to plan a tribute fitting of the individual. We will talk about your family’s traditions, your loved one’s wishes and any religious requirements you might have. We’ll discuss what should be included in an obituary, what elements would mean the most in a funeral or memorial service and more.
Before your funeral arrangement meeting, think about the following:
There are hundreds of decisions that must be made when planning a funeral, cremation or memorial service, and making funeral arrangements can often seem confusing or overwhelming. Because there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to planning a funeral or memorial service, there are different costs and expenses to consider. Learn what to expect and get your free Guide to Understanding Funeral and Cremation Costs today.
At the funeral arrangement conference, we will begin the process of planning a funeral and discuss options for burial. We will ask questions about your loved one in order to help you plan the most fitting tribute. Use the checklist below, and bring the following to the meeting with your Dignity Memorial professional:
From the information you provide during the funeral planning conference, we will initiate the original death certificate. In most cases, it needs to be signed by a physician, who will also indicate the cause of death. The certificate then goes to the health department for registration and recording. The original certificate is retained by the health department, which issues certified copies. The following checklist details what we need:
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