A funeral service provides an opportunity for the family members and friends of a deceased, to offer their final respects by honoring their memories and to offer support to the close ones of the deceased. Arranging a funeral service for a beloved family member or a friend is an emotional and exhausting process. Here are simple guidelines to ease the burden of organizing a funeral service.
According to the funeral directors in Sydney, a funeral involves two different functions. The first one is to select the form of final disposition of the physical remains and the second is to celebrate the memories of the deceased by organizing a funeral or a memorial service.
There are different forms of disposition of the physical remains. Some of them are traditional burial, natural or Green burial, water burial, cremation and alkaline Hydrolysis or flameless cremation. Choose a form of disposition according to the wishes of the deceased or the religious beliefs of the family.
Once you choose a form of final disposition, the next step is to organize a memorial service that reflects the life of the deceased. Choose a perfect memorial service that celebrates the life of the deceased. Now a days, families prefer to organize personalized memorial services with themes that are close to the heart of the deceased member.
While planning a memorial service, you should consider the factors such as selecting the officiant’s for the service, choosing an Eulogist, selecting a caterer for the event, choosing music that sets the mood of the service, choosing the pallbearers, hiring a videographer or photographer and adding personal touches for event by creating memory boards and videos from the life of the deceased.
Planning and organizing a funeral service is a hectic task and it involves liaising with different vendors like decorators, musicians, funeral home, caterers etc. You can lessen the burden by assigning the task of organizing the funeral service to funeral directors in Sydney, who has good industry experience and reputation. The funeral director will take care of all the necessary paperwork, make arrangements for the disposition of the remains and the memorial service and also offer support and advice to the family members.