For any family, death is a hard obstacle to go through. Experiencing the loss of a very important person in your life is indeed a sad experience, but you have to go through it. Every day, people die but many are also born. Death is a part of the natural life process and sooner or later, you’ll have to go through it.
Planning is vital part of every activity you do – a party, and event or even a meeting, and planning is also important even in death. When someone dies, it is better to be prepared than have nothing. That’s why there are life insurances – so that when the unexpected happens, you are prepared.
Planning is important not only for people who are already on the verge of dying. It is important for every family member to talk about their plans for their funerals because with planning, you will make things easier both for you and your family.
When death comes, planning will eventually take place. You have to plan for many things including the visitors, the accommodation, and most importantly, the way you have to bury your deceased. During these times, misunderstanding may arise especially as to how the family will bury the dead. To avoid this, it is better to make plans and arrangements beforehand.
Be Ready For Expenses
Having a funeral service may cost you some money, so better be ready for the expenses. Planning helps you be better prepared mentally and financially. Saving a few bucks may help be ready you for the future.
Inheritance sometimes becomes a problem to the family members left, especially if you leave some good fortune behind. To avoid future dispute, it’s good to get a lawyer decide whether to divide your properties among you family members or donate it to charity.
As you plan, you will slowly come to accept that the end MAY be near and you will have the chance to think about things and properly say your farewell to the ones important to you.
As planning comes, you have to consider many options. From the type of ceremony you want to the location and even on how you would want to be buried. Although very sensitive, these things are better discussed sooner than later.
There are two common types of burial you can choose from. There is the natural burial and there is also cremation, and of course, everything will be according to your preferences.
You may be familiar with the natural burial. This includes the typical ceremonies and the burying the body in the ground while witnessed by family members.
Cremation is a type of burial that is more common in the west. In this process, the body of the deceased in subjected to extreme heat (ranging from 1400 to 2000 degrees Fahrenheit) until it is reduced to its basic compositions and only ashes remain. With cremation, you can choose to either keep or bury the ashes. You can keep it in an urn and put it in your home. Keeping it may help with the recovery of your family from the loss you have experienced. It will also save you the hassle of going to the cemetery every now and then, especially if you are a busy person. Keeping an urn in your house will help you feel the bond you have with a person, even when he/she is already dead. However, if you do not intend to keep it, you can also scatter the ashes in a place where the deceased person’s is most attached to.
Gentry Griffey became the only funeral home to operate an on-site crematory. Whether you are in need of traditional funeral options or cremation services