Steps Involved in the Funeral and Final Disposition Planning Process
Planning a funeral can be an overwhelming and stressful task. There is no way one can prepare how to go about the process. The better prepared you are, the easier the process will be. However, funerals tend to be chaotic with family and relatives visiting and a lot of responsibilities lie on your shoulders. This makes it is important to get the help of professionals like the ones at Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
First Steps of Contact
It a difficult to cope with the death of a loved one. If you are planning the funeral, it is important that you keep the following steps in mind:
First, contact other family members and inform them of the death
- Contact the office or organization that the deceased was a part of
- Have a fixed budget for the funeral service
- Follow all cultural and religious processes
- Decide on whether the body will be buried or cremated
- Find the right funeral home
Final Disposition Planning
After the service, you have the option to either go to the cemetery or conduct a reception. The committal service at the cemetery is held at the burial site. This service is generally about 15-20 minutes in duration, where family members can pay their respects to the deceased. In case the person is to be buried the casket will be lowered into a grave. If the person has been cremated, the family can either choose to put the urn in a grave or placed in a columbarium.
You can get all this information from our funeral director as well. If you want to know about cremations or want to arrange a visitation, contact us at Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. You can call us at (928) 855-4949 or (928) 753-2555 for use this form to contact us.