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OTHER NAMES Final Arrangement Plans Funeral Planning Form

What is a Memorial Plans?

Our Funeral Planning Checklist will help guide loves ones through the memorial planning process. You have things that are uniquely important to you and you may want to include those in your memorial. Maybe you have a special reading or location in mind, perhaps you want to explicitly state if you'd like to be buried or cremated. No matter your wishes, drafting your Memorial Plans helps ensure they're carried out. 
 
Your family and friends will be grieving when you pass, but you can help make things a little simpler by taking care of your Memorial Plans now. You probably have certain preferences, if so, what type of service would you like? Are there people in your past who you want invited that your family might not know about? Your loved ones want to make sure all of your wishes are fulfilled. Putting it in writing, and openly discussing it with loved ones, is the easiest way to make this happen. They want to make sure your memorial is perfect, and you can help them avoid any confusion. Drafting your Memorial Plans with our funeral planning checklist can help make a very difficult situation just a little bit easier.

When to use a Memorial Plans:

  • You want to give your loved ones instructions about your memorial or funeral.
  • You have specific wishes about your service.

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DECLARATION REGARDING FINAL ARRANGEMENTS

OF

 

 

To assist my survivors in making arrangements at the time of my death, I provide the following information:

 

. NOTIFICATION.

 

 

Certain arrangements have already been made with , of , , , .

I desire that my body be donated to of , , , for anatomical science studies as provided in an earlier agreement. A copy of the agreement is located

 

If for any reason it is impractical to donate my body or my body is rejected for medical science studies, I desire that my body be disposed of as indicated below.

I desire that my body be buried in , , , Lot Number/Location: . I desire that my body not be embalmed and be buried in , , , Lot Number/Location: . I desire that my body . I desire that my body be embalmed and displayed at my service, and then cremated. I desire that my body be immediately cremated.

 

I would like my cremains to be

I desire that no service of any kind be held after my death. for anyone desiring to attend. which will be limited to family and close friends. The body may be present.The body should not be present.

. Music. It is my desire to include the following music selection(s) at my visitation:

 

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- should be performed by .

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- should be read by .

for anyone desiring to attend. which will be limited to family and close friends. The body may be present.The body should not be present.

. Music. It is my desire to include the following music selection(s) at my memorial service:

 

-

- should be performed by .

-

- should be read by .

for anyone desiring to attend. which will be limited to family and close friends. The body may be present.The body should not be present.

. Music. It is my desire to include the following music selection(s) at my funeral service:

   

-

- should be performed by .

-

- should be read by .

. FLOWERS/MEMORIAL. I request that

 

I have selected my casket/container on a prearranged basis with: , of at , , .I desire that my survivors select a casket/container that is consistent with my tastes. I desire that my casket be made of .

 

  * I request the following information be inscribed on the marker:

 

  *

 

I have given careful thought and consideration to these instructions. I understand that this declaration is not legally binding, and that the ultimate decision will be made by my survivors based on the circumstances at the time of my death. I hope that my desires will be fulfilled, to the extent possible.

 

Dated this ________ day of _________________, _____.

 

 

 

Signature: ____________________________________________

 

Name:

Address:

  ,

Place of Birth:   ,

Date of Birth: 

 

Name of Spouse:

Date of Marriage: 

Date of Death: 

 

Name of Parent: 

 

Name of Parent: 

 

Other Survivors: 

 

Schools Attended: 

 

Organizations: 

 

Military Service: 

 

Public Offices Held: 

 

Associations: 

 

Other Information: 

Copies

 

Give a signed copy of this document to:

 

_____

 

Attachments

 

_____ Biographical information should be attached to this document.

 

_____ Proof of purchase receipts for any prepaid funeral arrangements should be attached to this document.

 

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