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Planning a Funeral for a Special Person

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Planning a Funeral for a Special Person


When you lose a loved one, one of the most important things on your mind is how special this person was in your life.  When you plan the funeral with this in mind, you can convey his uniqueness to everyone who attends the funeral.


When you think about your loved one, what are some of the first thoughts you have?  They can include his relationship to you, other members of the family, and close friends.  It can also include his hobbies, interests, and everything which he was passionate about in life.


Planning a funeral around these ideas will make it much more personal.  Not only will it be the loveliest way to honor his memory, it will also allow everyone who is present to feel closer to this very special person.  What he loved, did, and cared for can be the basic focus of the funeral service.


The memories which other people can contribute will also serve to make the service a sharing experience.  Each person who has been in his life has unique memories to add to the service.  From elderly relatives to the youngest children, giving each person the chance to share something in his honor will bring everyone closer together in addition to making the funeral service truly personal.


A personalized funeral service can include various types of mementoes which shows your loved one as he was in life.  From hobby collections to photographs, the possibilities are nearly limitless.  You can tell your loved one’s story through the special objects you include at the service.


Sharing stories, music, poems, or readings from the Bible will also help to tell his story in a unique way.  When you know what mattered the most to him during his lifetime, you can customize his funeral service to be a living tribute.


The funeral service is meant to honor the person who was dear to you and to others.  It is a place where everyone can share memories and be supportive of each other.  The funeral service you plan can show how special a person he was, and how much he meant in everyone’s lives.