How will my loved ones remember me?

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Every person’s life is a story, and those stories are meant to be shared with loved ones. Funerals are a vital part of how our stories can have an impact long into the future.

Today’s funerals are as unique as the people they honor. We have countless opportunities to incorporate personalized funeral ideas into the ways we memorialize our loved ones and plan ahead for our own final wishes. Funerals allow us to celebrate and remember all of the things we treasure.

Because there are so many possibilities and details to consider, a funeral planning professional is an important resource. This is what funeral directors really do best: Plan events that celebrate the life of a person in the way that will provide lasting comfort for family members and friends. But truly creative memorial service ideas require an understanding of an individual’s personality, interests, milestones and beliefs. Are you equipping your loved ones with stories that create memories today and will help them remember you after you’re gone?

Will they know…

  • …what your childhood was like?
  • …your favorite place in the world?
  • …how you met the love of your life?
  • …the funniest thing you ever experienced?
  • …what motivated you through tough times?

Funeral directors have the expertise to guide families through funeral planning and can help tell each unique story in the best way possible.

The bottom line is that funerals are more important than you might think. They provide an opportunity for your loved ones to express their emotions while celebrating and remembering a life well lived.

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Families choose to prearrange funerals for a variety of reasons, but many of them report that it gives them peace of mind to express their wishes and remove burdens from their loved ones. Learn how advance funeral planning can provide comfort and even joy.

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