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How to Plan a Meaningful Memorial Service

Published: June 30, 2020
by Franklin Rainear Jr.

During a memorial service, the decedent's family members gather to pay their respects to their loved one. This event can be the celebration of the person's life, and it helps to provide those left behind some comfort and solace. An experienced funeral home will know how to help you with all the arrangements to plan a meaningful memorial service.

Some Pointers

Here are some tips that can help:

· It's a good idea to plan a personalized memorial service as it can be more comforting than a standard event. Try to include certain aspects that reflect the person's character and personality into the memorial service. For example, you can think about what they like and whether they had a funny bone, etc. Keeping these aspects in view will help you organize a personalized service.

· It is also good to discuss some details with your family members and get their inputs on the matter. They might even have specific suggestions that you can use, which can help create a personalized memorial service plan. You mustn't include anything that can be insulting to someone. Before proceeding with the final memorial service requirements, confirm everything with the rest of the family members involved.

· If you like, you can also include some personal memorabilia, such as any specific collections that the decedent had. It lends a unique and personal touch and helps family members remember the good things about that person.

These are just some of the things you can focus on. An experienced funeral director will help you with ideas and planning everything down to the last detail. If you want some help and assistance for making funeral arrangements, don't hesitate to get in touch with us at Franklin H. Rainear, Jr., Affordable Funeral Service & Cremation, LLC through our website or call (888) 213-4090.


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