The ceremony we plan together will leave you with lasting memories of the way your loved one touched your life
I will guide you through all the choices and possibilities and liaise with you throughout the entire process. My planning services includes but is not limited to:
Assist in determining the date and location of the ceremony
Assist in the preparation of the obituary
Notify all out of town family members and friends of all pertinent information
Assist in hotel and travel arrangements for out of town friends and family
Assist with the Order of Service
The Program/Memorial Cards
Design, order and distribute ceremony programs and memorial cards
Collect, organize and display photographs and memorabilia
Assist with songs, hymns, or pieces of music to be played:
Prepare memorial gifts (e.g. photo of the deceased attached to their favorite quote, program from the memorial etc.)
Organize and execute decedents wishes on sending flowers or send memorial donations to a special charity etc. Keep a list of callers, flower tributes and donations
Organize the reception after the ceremony – ordering food etc.
Eulogy & Tributes
Determine who and how many eulogies will be delivered during the ceremony. Assist with the writing and organizing of the layout of the eulogy and tributes.
Determine and coordinate with individuals who will be doing any verses, readings, poems, reflections etc.
Determine which family, friends, groups, organizations, and clubs will be notified and invited (e.g. veterans’ groups, alumni associations, sports or hobby clubs, etc.)
Order thank you cards for flowers, donations, etc.