Preparing Your Own Funeral
Everyone will leave this earth eventually, but the subject of death is so taboo that most people do not want to talk about it. However, there are those who are okay with the idea of death and actively prepare their own funeral to avoid leaving this burden to others. But how do you prepare for you own funeral? Below is a basic guide on ways you can take away the stress of your death from your loved ones by taking preparations into your own hands.
To begin, you will need to decide how you wish to be buried. Do you want to be placed in a casket or be cremated? If you wish to be placed in a casket, you will need to choose one that you like. Caskets come in all shapes and sizes as well as materials such as wood and steel, plus colors. Take a look at caskets located at the Casket Gallery & Cremation Service of Florida to see what you might like. If you choose cremation, you will need to decide on a container such as a vase to hold your ashes for loved ones.
You must also consider the actual service. Do you wish to have a viewing and then burial service? If so, you can work with a funeral home to set up plans as to what you wish to see take place. You can handle all the small details such as music and photos so that your family has less work to do with your passing. The funeral home will be able to assist you with what steps you can take to ease this burden from your family.
It may seem morbid but many family members appreciate others taking matters into their own hands and planning funeral services. Talk with your family about your plans and get their feelings on the matter to see if they are okay with you making plans so they do not have to.