Designing Your Funeral
In this process will ask you to consider how you wish to celebrate and honor the life. When those decisions are made, we then move to the issue of how you want to care for remains of your loved one.
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How to Honor a Life
This all about bringing those you love together during a time of loss. It's a normal thin to do, and over time, has become a socially normal practice. A memorial or funeral is the first step in healing during the grieving process.
You can decide to have your service anywhere, and however you want it. Your choices include the place of celebration, what time of day, and the day of the week. You can choose the music, prayers, and songs you would like sung. We can have doves, balloons, and butterflies released as well. Resthaven Memorial is here to help create the most meaningful service to honor your loved one.
Burial or Cremation?
For your next consideration, you can choose between burial and cremation. Usually, people know what they might want for a final resting place. But this can be challenging, especially if the wishes of the deceased was never clearly stated. If that is the situation that you are in then we have some recommendations for you as well.
Once you have chosen, the other details will come to. If you've chosen burial, then a selection of the cemetery, casket, and vault follows. Resthaven Memorial is here to discuss with you as well.
If you have chosen cremation, then you'll need to decide on whether the remains will be placed in a mausoleum or buried in the ground.
Some communities offer a green burial as well. For the the folks who want be green friendly.
Now that we have given you the basics of what to decide on. You may want to gather family and friends together to speak about feelings and desires for the memorial or burial.
Looking for more ideas? Speaking with a Resthaven Funeral Planner will help clarify your thinking. Reach us at (970) 667-0202.