It may seem odd to pre-plan your funeral, but it makes perfect sense to do so because the process will be easier on your family. If you have a few planned things in place, it can really help your family to be less panicky and pressurized especially when their minds and hearts are mourning the loss. Due to the numerous logistical and financial aspects that funerals need, many people today choose to plan their funeral and keep the plan ready for their family members. Being overwhelmed is normal, but imagine the comfort that your family member will experience when they have everything that you wish for documented and doesn’t have to get anxious about every minute detail at your funeral.
One of the most significant decisions for you to make is to decide whether you want a burial, cremation or donation. If you are not entirely sure, talk to one of our representatives or research online to explore your options. Make a decision only when you have explored all the options and the legal or financial aspects associated with your choice.
Hiring a Funeral Director
It makes sense to engage the services of a funeral home that you trust in. Many families also believe in keeping their funeral homes the same as they are already acquainted with the working style of the funeral home. Once you decide a funeral home, speak to the director and let him know things that you wish for. In addition, give him names of key people from your family who will be decision makers. Experts suggest giving at least three names who can be decision makers for your funeral.
Most funeral arrangements depend on the financial aspect. Make sure to keep adequate financial resources for your funeral so that your death does not leave your family in debt. Inform your immediate family about the money arrangements and keep a legal binding on by whom and when the money can be taken out to be used for your funeral.
Although planning your funeral can seem overwhelming, we at Oliveira Funeral Home work with many clients who choose to make their last journey stress free and easy for their family. Speak to one of our associates to know how.
We will help guide you through all questions and concerns you have during the funeral process, to make things as easy on you and your family as possible.