There are many important tasks and decisions that need to be made when a death occurs. We are here to help you. You may not know what to do or where to begin but we are here to guide you through this process step by step.
Here are a few questions the staff will likely ask:
You will be asked to come in to the funeral home at a convenient time to complete the details of the arrangement. It will be helpful if you gather some items and information before you meet with our staff. These items will consist of:
Below is a list of items that may help guide you in the days ahead.
Personal information for obituary
Notify family & friends
Evaluate the Will & right of disposition
Choose a charity for donation (if applicable)
Photographs and keepsakes for display
Assemble cemetery information such as deed to plot and receipt of purchase
Options after ceremony such as catering or reception reservation
Choosing Pallbearers 6-8
Appointing Clergy (if desired)
Assigning speaker(s) for eulogy
Determine primary organizer
Determine individual to assume responsibility of finances & bills for services provided
Selecting funeral site ____ Funeral Home ____ Church ____ Graveside ____ Other
Video or photo slide presentation
Visitation/ Viewing/ Wake
Special Releases: ____ Doves ____ Balloons ____ Butterflies ____ Other
Other Specifications: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Please share the following information for a newspaper or online memorial page.
Information To Share:
Full first and last name(s):
Date of Birth & Death:
Place of Birth:
Previous & current residence:
Mother’s Maiden Name:
Areas To Discuss:
Childhood/Growing up years:
Creating a eulogy can be difficult when you have experienced the death of a loved one. We are here to help you through this process. The material below may help to organize your thoughts and assist the person who may be presenting the eulogy.