how to get through planning a funeral

How Should You Use Colors When Planning a Funeral?

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When most Americans think of a funeral or memorial, the color that comes to mind is black. However, different colors can be appropriate in the funeral context for a variety of reasons. Here are a few ways you or your family might weave color into the funeral arrangements of your loved one.  Flower Colors The most common flower for American funerals is white. Casket sprays, wreaths, and flowers on stands are often white as this is a color associated with peace and innocence.…

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How To Handle Invitations For A Burial At Sea

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Deciding that a burial at sea is the right choice for your loved one is likely a decision that will bring you and your fellow mourners peace. It can be the most respectful send-off for anyone who loved being in, on, or near the ocean. When you are planning a burial at sea, you may decide to have a memorial ceremony before the interment, but you probably want to be selective in your guest list.…

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Your Will Might Not Be Enough To Ensure You Get The Funeral You Want

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If you are elderly or anticipate passing away in the next few years, it is important to make a will to disburse your estate. However, it is also important to make your funeral plans before you pass away instead of outlining your plans in your will. Wills aren’t always enough to ensure that your funeral goes according to plan. Wills Aren’t Always Read Before Funerals Reading and executing a will after a person passes is a situation that may take place immediately after they pass away, just before the funeral, or after the funeral.…

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