Arranging cremation or funeral services after your loved one has passed is challenging. The caring and knowledgeable professionals at Bi-State Cremation & Funeral Service offer these tips to make Planning a St. Louis Cremation simpler.
You must consider their wishes and how to best honor their memory. There are practical, logistical and emotional factors that go into completing the process. Start by finding out if pre-arrangements were already made. Many people choose to take care of final arrangements during life to ease the burden on family members. Pre-planning funerals has many benefits and we cover some in the previous link. Your loved one may have done a little or a lot of planning. Find out if funeral plots were purchased or if your loved one wanted to be cremated. The more decisions that have already been made, the less stress and cost for family members and friends arranging services at the time they are needed.
Get the information needed for an obituary. This includes basic information such as date of birth and date of death, names of any spouse, children, grandchildren and other important family members or friends. Gather details about their life story such as work history and important hobbies. You may include funeral service arrangements such as location and time. If you are foregoing flowers, indicate what charity to which mourners can donate. Bi-State Cremation & Funeral service offers these obituary writing tips to help you.
Choose a reliable and comforting funeral home. Bi-State Cremation & Funeral Service has been assisting St. Louis families through these difficult times for generations. We have well trained qualified staff to assist families of any origin or background. We here to provide quality service for everyone, within the means of anyone. This is our promise. Contact us for cremation services, traditional funeral services, celebration of life services and more. We are located in beautiful Florissant, Missouri, just minutes from downtown St. Louis, St. Charles and more.
Choose the type of funeral. Traditional burial, cremation and several other options are available to you. The staff and funeral directors at Bi-State are your resource for this important decision. Planning the service itself involves choosing if there will be a casket, the inclusion of religious traditions, flowers, music, readings and more. Details of the service can be confusing, so be sure to ask for help with things like clothing, photographs to display or readings to be offered by friends and family.
The most important thing to remember when planning end-of-life celebrations is that you are not alone. Don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call Bi-State Cremation & Funeral Service at (314) 831-8868. From planning a St. Louis cremation to immediate need, we are privileged to serve the greater St. Louis community with thoughtful, comprehensive and affordable cremation and funeral services. Call today at (314) 831-8868.