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:

Logistics

Assist in determining the date and location of the ceremony

Obituary

Assist in the preparation of the obituary

The Guests

Notify all out of town family members and friends of all pertinent information

Hotel/Travel Arrangements

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

Memorabilia

Collect, organize and display photographs and memorabilia

The Music

Assist with songs, hymns, or pieces of music to be played:

The Gifts

Prepare memorial gifts (e.g. photo of the deceased attached to their favorite quote, program from the memorial etc.)

Flowers/Charity Donations

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

The Reception

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.

Readings

Determine and coordinate with individuals who will be doing any verses, readings, poems, reflections etc.

Invitations

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.