Funeral Planning

Making arrangements

 
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A few questions that will be asked during the process, that you will need to know answers to:
  • Name of the deceased
  • Social Security number
  • Birth Date
  • Birthplace
  • Father's Name, Mother's Name and Mother's Maiden Name
  • Was he/she a Veteran
  • Do you have their Veteran discharge papers
  • Education
  • Marital Status
  • Occupation
  • Residence of the deceased
  • Cemetery deed/location and ownership information
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Check List

This checklist can help you better understand the elements of a funeral, help guide your decisions, and help you be better prepared to make the arrangements.
  • Select a funeral service location: chapel, church or grave site
  • Decide on the time and date of service
  • Select a cemetery for burial
  • For those who are eligible, determine whether you want a military presence at the funeral
  • Determine the preparation of the deceased:◦Traditional burial or Muslim Washing
  • Traditional with personal clothing (suit, dress, casual)
  • Select a casket
  • Be prepared with information for vital statistics: i.e., Social Security Number, date of birth, parents’ names.
  • Military discharge papers
  • Determine the number of death certificates you will need
  • Be prepared to provide information for death notices and possible obituary
  • Determine how many limousines will be required. (A limousine holds seven passengers)
  • Decide if you would like to order personalized acknowledgement cards
  • Be prepared to sign a contract and authorizations
  • Be prepared to decide on the method of payment for services
 
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