Funeral Planning: Practical Guides and Do-It-Yourself Online Planning
Here you'll find "how-to" guides for making immediate funeral arrangements and for planning a funeral in advance. Use our Funeral-Wise Planner to get instant funeral cost estimates and to create and safeguard your own plan. Or print out our Funeral-Wise Planning Guide to compile everything you'll need when making arrangements.
If you have never planned a funeral before, the process is quite daunting. It's also not something you do everyday, and the various guides in this section are meant to lead you through the stages of planning a funeral.
How Do I Make Funeral Arrangements Now?
The following guides will take you through the steps of arranging a funeral from making the first call when someone dies to the various arrangements to be made following the funeral.
1) First Call. The deceased is still at the place of death and a "first call" needs to be made to arrange for transportation of the deceased to a funeral home or other funeral service facility.
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2) Deceased Transportation. The First Call results in an initial transfer of the deceased from the place of death to a funeral home or other facility. In some cases, a second transfer may be required either — locally to another funeral home — or to another city for ceremonies and burial...