Item description for How to Plan a Funeral: And Other Things You Need to Know When a Loved One Dies by Liz Cowen Furman...
Overview No one likes to think about it, but most of us will face the grim task of planning a funeral for someone we love. This book provides useful information, practical advice, and spiritual support to help you make the difficult decisions ahead. RESOURCES INCLUDE: *Overview of embalming and cremation processes *Approximate costs *Buyer-beware tips *Instructions for writing the eulogy and obituary notice *Grief support for survivors, including children
Publishers Description No one wants to think about planning a funeral; and the logistics of burial costs, memorial options, and writing an obituary are the last things on your mind when a loved one is nearing death. But at some point in life, most of us will have to face the grim task of laying someone to rest.How to Plan a Funeral provides practical instruction and insight to help you manage the difficult and sometimes, overwhelming choices, arrangements, and responsibilities that must be handled after a loved one dies. It includes information on burial and cremation costs; buyer advice and what to avoid; ideas for celebrating the life of your loved one; ways to support others who are grieving; and more.Resources include: An overview of the embalming and cremation processesBurial and cremation optionsApproximate costs and buyer beware tipsInstructions for writing a eulogy and obituaryIdeas for ways to celebrate the deceasedService ideas, music and photo suggestions, order of service templates, and planning worksheetsSuggestions for providing comfort and support to grieving family members, including childrenA glossary of terms related to death and funeral
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Studio: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2008
Publisher Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City
ISBN 0834123754 ISBN13 9780834123755
Availability 0 units.
More About Liz Cowen Furman
LIZ COWEN FURMAN is an elementary school teacher, author, encourager, mentor, artist, and popular speaker. She lives in Morrison, Colorado, with her husband, Dave, and their three boys: Martin, Matthew, and Micah.
Liz Cowen Furman currently resides in Littleton, in the state of Colorado.
Reviews - What do customers think about How to Plan a Funeral: And Other Things You Need to Know When a Loved One Dies?
Must read before assisting others with funeral arrangements Jan 5, 2010
I highlighted the majority of this book because it contained so much useful information. It cover the arrangements/or Funeral costs and choices and ways to save money. It covers creating obituaries and programs and online memorials. Has website links for pet memorials and burial ceremonies. Has an overview of embalming and cremation processes and different burial types and locations. Discusses how to help communities grieve. It also has a form to help you get organized, list of inappropiate things to say to those grieving, ways to help children deal with loss and the stages of grief. Easy read, about 125 pages and has grief support resource suggestions and helpful scriptures .