Pre-planning your funeral in advance can bring comfort and relief for family members. By pre-planning, you will alleviate any guesswork they may have. As well, you will save them from having to make tough decisions during a difficult time. And by pre-planning, your memorial will be exactly how you want it to be. To help make your pre-planning a little easier for you, we’ve prepared a checklist with many details for you to consider.
Charity organization(s) for donations made in my honor
Other personal touches such as dove release or favorite flower
Indicate people to notify
Name of primary contact
Names of people whom my family may not know
Groups or organizations to contact
Pre-planning your funeral and/or memorial can be done at any time. And you can revise your plans whenever you like, as many times as you like. Sometimes it takes some extra thought when deciding how you most want to be remembered. But knowing that your loved ones will honor your life and memory in the very special way that you have chosen by pre-planning will make their mourning time easier and will help them remember you just as you want them to.