When you think about it, we plan for just about every possibility in life.
We put money aside for retirement and other important events, so planning for our own funeral is really a
natural extension of these actions.
Planning ahead for your funeral, with the help of a professional funeral director is a
simple and sensible thing to do - just like making a Will.
Many people take the opportunity to have an honest family discussion about their preferences
for their funeral. This ensures that everyone is aware of your wishes.
You should also ensure your family knows whom to contact and where important documents are
It is Your Funeral.
Pre-planning a funeral means that you choose the type and style of funeral service
you want - and decide how much you wish to spend in advance.
Some issues to consider are:
whether you would prefer burial or cremation
which cemetery or crematorium
the type and style of coffin or casket
wording of the death notice, flowers or donations to your selected charity and whether
limousines for the family are required
any special features you would like included, such as a poem, a singer, or a piece of