Here’s How Loved Ones can Celebrate Your Life Your Way
Pre-planning your funeral is a great way to remain in control of the ultimate celebration of your life. In fact, why not go a step further to ensure that your end-of-life arrangements reflect your personality and preferences? Learn how to personalize your funeral while pre-planning for it.
Suggestions for Personalizing Your Funeral Pre-Planning Arrangements
Personalizing your end-of-life arrangements is an opportunity to get your loved ones to celebrate your life your way. Once you have made the all-important decision about burial or cremation, look at some of these aspects:
Whether it is viewing, visitation, a wake, a memorial service or celebration-of-life event, select the activities and events that you want your family and friends to participate in.
Think about how you wish to incorporate your likes and preferences in the chosen ceremonies.
Would you want friends and family to follow a specific colour theme in all the arrangements?
Is there a favourite song, poem, musical instrument or personal belonging that defines you and should be part of the rites or events?
Wish to add any specific photos or flower arrangements to the ceremonies?
Prefer a particular venue where friends and family should gather for these events?
Specify the way you want your friends and family members to remember you.
Is there any specific charitable organization that loved ones could contribute to in your memory?
What kind of details would you like mentioned in your obituary?