Where families can go for answers.

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

> Meaningful Funerals > What Makes A Funeral Meaningful? > Elements of a Meaningful Funeral

Elements of a Meaningful Funeral

Meaningful funerals are made up of different parts that, when combined together, make for an incredibly meaningful experience for you, your family and friends. Even among different faiths and cultures, funeral ceremonies throughout North America often include many of the same elements. Your faith or culture may have its own variations on the elements below and you should be encouraged to follow them as you see fit.

Please click on each element below to learn more and watch videos that provide insights on how to have a meaningful funeral.

Source: Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D., C.T.