Funeral Planning Guide: A Funeral Checklist
The task of how to plan a funeral service, especially after just experiencing the loss of a loved one, can seem overwhelming. At Davis Funeral Home, we pride ourselves on making funeral planning simpler for families, guiding them through every step the process. We ensure that each family’s unique and distinct needs are met, resulting in a unique and personalized service.
To get you started with thinking about how to plan a funeral, we have put together a short funeral checklist that you can use as a basic funeral planning guide.
Type of Disposition
One of the first decisions that you will need to make is the type of disposition you prefer. You may have already made this decision, or may still have questions of us. We invite you to explore the information about burial and cremation that is provided on our website, and encourage you to contact us with any questions at (603) 883-3401.
Gathering the Information
A member of our caring team will let you know what types of documents and information are required to plan the service and fill out the necessary paperwork.
Choose Funeral Service Options
At Davis Funeral Home, LLC, we offer a variety of funeral service options that can be customized to meet your family’s unique needs. Whether you desire a simple service, a traditional funeral service, or a memorial service, we will work with you to ensure your wishes are met.
Selecting Memorial Products
Davis Funeral Home, LLC offers a wide variety of funeral products including caskets, urns, vaults, floral arrangements, and memorial keepsake items.
Our staff will look after coordinating all the details of the funeral service, interment and necessary paperwork to be filed.
Our job doesn’t end when the funeral service is over. At Davis Funeral Home, LLC, we are committed to providing compassionate care to the families we have served.
We invite you to explore the links below for additional aspects of our funeral planning guide. Should you have any questions about funeral planning, or about any of the services that our firm offers, we invite you to contact us at (603) 883-3401 at any time.
Preparing For a Funeral Service
What is involved in preparing for a funeral service? The specific details largely depend on whether you are a member of the immediate or extended family, or simply a guest. Learn more about preparing for a funeral in this section of our website.
How to Plan a Burial Service
A simple burial service is a preferred custom in many societies and faiths. Read more about our burial services so you can best decide if a burial service is the right option for you and your loved ones.
How to Plan a Cremation Service
Choosing cremation doesn't mean there can't be a remembrance service. Learn how to plan for the memorialization of a loved one through ceremony and remembrance.
How to Plan a Celebration of Life
Because it's an opportunity to showcase someone's unique life story and achievements, today's celebration-of-life is a deeply personal event. If you think such an event is the right choice for your situation, here's what should know about planning celebrations-of-life.
Funeral Service Trends
Today's families can choose from a wide variety of funeral services ranging from the traditional to a more personalized celebration-of-life. In this section, we invite you to learn more about the change in funeral service trends.
Are You the Responsible Family Member?
If your loved one did not express their wishes with a signed legal document, then you’ll need to be
aware of the order of precedence defining who is responsible for their final care.