Where families can go for answers.

Print and share this planning guide with family, friends and your funeral director as you finalize your plans.

Videos

Personal Stories

Don's personal story with an introduction from Dr. Alan Wolfelt on the importance of making informed choices

Choices

June's personal story with an introduction from Dr. Alan Wolfelt on what makes a funeral meaningful

What Makes Funerals Meaningful

Nick's personal story with an introduction from Dr. Alan Wolfelt on the role of a funeral home

Role of Funeral

Why Have a Funeral

Dr. Wolfelt describes the importance of having a funeral

Why Have a Funeral

These short videos explain some of the selections available when choosing burial or cremation

Cremation Options Burial Options

Elements of a Meaningful Funeral

Dr. Wolfelt discusses the elements of a meaningful funeral

Visitation Eulogy Music Symbols Body Procession Commital Service Gathering