Planning a Memorial Service – Simple Steps to Celebrate a Loved One

By: Anderson Funeral Home
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Planning a Memorial Service – Simple Steps to Celebrate a Loved One

Funeral memorials are often planned to honor and celebrate the life of the deceased person. A memorial service can be planned on the anniversary of the person’s death or on another special occasion. It is a very special time and occasion that will celebrate the person’s life. There are just a few simple steps to follow to make the memorial celebration go well.

  • Set a specific date and time because there may be a few people who plan to attend that live out of town. Those grieving relatives who live far away will be able to share memories too.
  • Choose a special location that will be spacious enough to accommodate the crowd you plan on having to attend the funeral memorial.
  • Complete a guest list and send out the invitations. Completing a guest list will help you not to forget someone important or special.
  • Personalize decor, flowers, music, and other things to reflect the life of the person. The most important part of the funeral memorial is the reflection of the deceased one’s life.
  • Ask for help from loved ones of the deceased that will add special touches to the celebration of their life.
  • Arrange to have guest speakers who can speak on a personal note of the person’s life. Allow them enough time to gather their memorable thoughts.
  • Ask friends and family members to help if you become overwhelmed.

Funeral memorials are becoming more and more popular everyday. They are a special celebration to help keep the spirit of the loved one alive and in remembrance. It is also a way to show that you and others care about the deceased.

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