Funeral Service Planning
ETIQUETTE FOR THE SURVIVING FAMILY: PLANNING THE FUNERAL funeralwise.com
“..A funeral is a formal service of remembrance with the body present, in either a closed or open casket. A memorial service is similar to a funeral but the body is not present. Your funeral director or clergy can advise you on many aspects of funeral planning etiquette relating to the actual service.
Are You Planning a Funeral or Memorial Service? This Funeral Video WILL HELP YOU!
Memorial Service Planning
How to Plan a Memorial Service
Celebration of Life Ideas / How to set-up a table for Memorial Service / Memory board Ideas
We need to change how we bury the dead
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WATCH: 10 Things Funeral Directors Don’t Want You to Know By Michelle Darrisaw southernliving.com
We don’t plan on taking these money-saving secrets to the grave with us.
“..At some point, we’ll all face the uncomfortable task of burying a family member or friend. With so many unknowns, it can be difficult to determine how best to lay your loved one to rest. Should you get a “protective casket?” How can you plan a heartfelt service on a limited budget? What is permitted inside of the casket? The list goes on and on. Below, 10 little-known facts and cost-saving tips that could save you thousands when you’re inevitably asked to plan a funeral.
What Happens to a Body During Cremation?
Life after death: Americans are embracing new ways to leave their remains October 27, 2017 6.21am EDT theconversation.com
A rising number of families are also interested in so-called “home funerals,” in which the remains are cleaned and prepared for disposition at home by the family, religious community or friends. Home funerals are followed by cremation, or burial in a family cemetery, a traditional cemetery or a green cemetery…
What Does The Bible Say About Cremation? Date: September 11, 2018 By: Cremation Staff memorialcremations.com
The Bible does not specifically say whether cremation is approved or not. But it does give instances where the prophets in the Old Testament where buried versus burning their bodies after death (see Genesis 23:9, Deuteronomy 34:5-6, and Mark 6:29). As cremation or burial by fire was not called out in the Bible, each individual will need to make the decision for themselves based on their own faith, traditions, needs, and wishes.
This Funeral Home, Saying ‘Goodbye’ To Loved Ones Isn’t Sad, It’s A Celebration | Megyn Kelly TODAY
At Golden Gate Funeral Home outside Dallas, Texas, the services are “more about laughing than crying.” The staff there works to bring joy to families and celebrate life. NBC’s Gadi Schwartz reports in a special edition of On the Job.
Home funerals: Tending to their own
Home Sweet Home Funeral
Moving the Body
Burial Benefits – Compensation – Veterans Benefits … benefits.va.gov
Effective July 7, 2014: VA is changing its monetary burial benefits regulations to simplify the program and pay eligible survivors more quickly and efficiently. These regulations will authorize VA to pay, without a written application, most eligible surviving spouses basic monetary burial benefits at the maximum amount authorized in law through automated systems rather than reimbursing them for actual costs incurred.
Under the current regulations, VA pays for burial and funeral expenses on a reimbursement basis, which requires survivors to submit receipts for relatively small one-time payments that VA generally pays at the maximum amount permitted by law.
The new burial regulations will permit VA to pay, at a flat rate, burial and plot or interment allowances thereby enabling VA to automate payment of burial benefits to most eligible surviving spouses and more efficiently process other burial benefit claims.
The burial allowance for a non-service-connected death is $300, and $2,000 for a death connected to military service.
VA will pay up to $2,000 toward burial expenses for deaths on or after September 11, 2001, or up to $1,500 for deaths prior to September 11, 2001. If the Veteran is buried in a VA national cemetery, some or all of the cost of transporting the deceased may be reimbursed…”
Military Funeral Honors
The Navy still conducts burials at sea
USS John C. Stennis CVN 74 crew conducts burial at sea ceremony
Igorot cave burial, Philippines
TRADITIONAL FUNERAL IN FIJI
What to expect at Jewish Funerals: Customs and Traditions
Demonstration Muslim Funeral
Can Catholics Be Cremated? The Vatican Rules in 2019 cremationinstitute.com
Death and dying: How different cultures view the end & By Sue Bryant 2nd September 2019 countrynavigator.com
“..Death is marked in so many ways around the world that an understanding of different rituals can be helpful, particularly in a cross cultural environment. It’s not death, as such, which is a universal experience, but the expression of grief that differs so much between cultures.
How Different Cultures Dealt With Death
*see Deep Thought: Is “Heaven” for real? goodnewseverybodycom.wordpress.com
My personal 10 funeral songs
Top Ten Songs I want Played at my Funeral
OFFICIAL Somewhere over the Rainbow – Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole
The Grieving Process: Coping with Death
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