5 Things To Think About Before Organizing A Funeral

By: Ian Elliott
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

If a family member passes away, you need to take responsibility for organizing the funeral service and other events. However, this isn't an easy task, and numerous things need to be kept in view while arranging a funeral. Here we take a look at five things to think about during this process.

  1. Many people today, pre-plan their funeral, and you need to check whether the person had made any such plan while they were alive. This check is essential before you start making any arrangements.
     
  2. If there is no mention anywhere of instructions about a funeral, you can go ahead and start making plans. It's a good idea to have a detailed discussion with our family members, and you can also get the advice of a funeral director. You need to determine whether burial or cremation is the right choice for you. The other decisions that you make would hinge on this aspect.
     
  3. When you are looking for a funeral home, make sure that the establishment you decide to work with can provide customized solutions. They should be able to understand what your specific needs are and organize every single aspect of the funeral as per your needs.
     
  4. It's best to look for a funeral home that is closer to where your family lives. This will make it easier for them to attend the funeral without too much trouble. 
     
  5. The cost factor is also something to look at while making the funeral arrangements. Understand which services you need and find out what the exact costs are. The funeral director would be able to help you with more information regarding this aspect.

If you have any questions about obituary, cremation, or related funeral services, contact us or give us a call (604) 888-9895. We at Arbutus Funeral Service will be happy to help.

 

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