Wading Through Grief to Plan Funerals: Tips and Coping Strategies

A Guide on How to Plan a Funeral

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Planning a funeral is a hectic and daunting task since most family members are usually in mourning. This excerpt provides a few tips that will ensure you have an easy time planning a loved one’s funeral. Deceased wishes.  Some people have wishes regarding how they would want their funeral planned. It is important to respect these wishes and give your loved one a befitting send-off. Consult with your loved one’s lawyer to know if he or she has any last wishes written in his or her will.…

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Death Notices and Obituaries in the Internet Age

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Arranging the funeral for a recently deceased loved one is obviously a very difficult time. Not only are you grieving, but you also need to make sure that they have an appropriate farewell, and that all of those who knew your loved one are given the opportunity to say farewell. Given the rise of social media, what is the most appropriate way to get the word out about your loss in this day and age?…

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Why You Should Prearrange Funeral Details to Help Deal with Emotion

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Some people say that there are only two certainties in the world and these are death and taxes. All jokes aside, sooner or later you will lose someone who was very close to you through this natural process, and you will then be faced with the task of making arrangements for the funeral, while you deal with the inevitable emotions. But it doesn’t have to be this way, as it’ll be much easier if you make these arrangements before you have to, putting less pressure on yourself and the rest of the family.…

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