Planning a funeral can be a difficult and daunting process, especially as it’s so personal. If you’re committed to planning your loved one’s funeral, this burial planning guide and checklist will help make the process easier.
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Key Details to Consider While Planning a Funeral
The first step is to lay out a funeral plan for all the essentials. There is a lot to consider, but taking things step by step will ensure your loved one’s funeral is carried out to your expectations.
What type of funeral: Burial or Cremation?
Burial plot or crematorium?
Location or Venue
Planning the Funeral Itself
What kind of funeral service is it?
Who is officiating and speaking at the funeral service?
What kind of music will be played?
Who will be attending the funeral service?
Other Essential Considerations
Finally, there are several details you’ll want to work out, including things like whether you’ll need a coffin or urn, a grave marker or headstone, transportation for your family, flower, photos, notices in local news, and more. It can also be helpful to print off a service plan and organise a memory book or signing book people can leave their best wishes in. You may also want to consider catering if it’s going to be a longer event.
Of course, many of the things on this page aren’t essential and it will come down to you and your family’s preferences. This can be an emotional and confronting time, so it’s important to take things only as fast as you need to and make sure everyone has the time to give their input. Discussing the details with family and family friends is important, especially when it comes to honouring your loved one’s memory in the best way possible.
Funeral Costs to Consider
Funerals can easily become expensive, with funeral costs adding up quickly. If you’re planning a funeral, you should establish what funeral expenses are essential, and which ones are included by your funeral director. Many funeral directors will include a range of services in the overall cost of a funeral. They may help you organise services that aren’t included in the overall price, or you’re
There are other ways you can cover the funeral costs, including funeral bonds or a prepaid funeral plan. While
Choosing the Right Funeral Director
Finding the right funeral director is important, as it can take a lot of the pressure out of funeral service planning. Kingston Funerals offer a personalised approach to funeral services, guiding you through the planning process and ensuring everything runs smoothly from start to finish. Our funeral directors are committed to delivering dignified and compassionate funeral services, as well as providing support for family members at this difficult time. If you’re planning a funeral and need assistance, our funeral directors are available to help you throughout the whole process.
Funeral Planning Services
Kingston Funerals offers comprehensive funeral pre planning services. Our team is here to support you throughout the funeral planning process and give you the support you need during this time. Our funeral plan management services are available for both standard and pre paid funerals.
Pre Paid Funeral Plans
Standard Funeral Pre Planning
If you’re just looking to plan your funeral and create instructions for when the time comes, Kingston Funerals can sit down with you and plan out every aspect of your funeral. Our general funeral planning services are for those who want to lay out their plans without putting down a complete funeral deposit, ensuring you can have input while you can. We offer funeral planning for all funeral options, including cremation and burial.
Kingston makes it as easy as possible to plan and direct your funeral. In what can be a difficult time with tough decisions, we aim to bring you clarity and peace of mind, taking the stress out of it all. For more information on funeral planning or prepaid funerals Melbourne, discuss your needs with our team today. We’re available when you need us most to provide guidance on all things funerals.