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So, you're thinking about making your final arrangements? This checklist will help you make sure every detail is handled properly.
Prepare a list of people who should be contacted in case of a medical emergency or death
Write an obituary or write down information needed for an obituary
Decide where the obituary should appear
Choose the type of disposition you would like (burial or cremation)
Choose Your Details:
o Cemetery lot location
o Casket type/Cremation urn type
o Vault/Sectional crypt
o Type of service: religious, military, other
o Your pallbearers
o Your music selection
o Your flowers
o Readings at service and who will read them
o The charity, church, or organization you would like donations to be made to
o Your funeral and visitation location
Now that you've figured out the details, it's time to make sure they're carried out. Take the time to assign responsibility for each task on your list.
All the information you provide will be held in strict confidence, because your privacy is as important to us as it is to you.
Have questions about pre-planning? Contact a NHFDA Member Firm. They will help you take care of all the details – and there’s absolutely no cost or obligation for this service.