How to Write a Funeral Order of Service (+ Templates)

Order of Service Guide

Planning a funeral for your loved one can be challenging, to say the least. It can be tough to know what to do, what’s expected, what’s appropriate, and what your loved one might have wanted.

Deciding on the order of service will help you find some peace of mind. Before you can do that, though, it’s a good idea to view at least a few order-of-service funeral examples.

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How to Announce a Death on Social Media + Examples

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Today we’re going to talk about what to post when someone dies. If you’ve lost a loved one, how do you know when it’s the right time to share the sad news with the world on social media? And what do you say?

Or perhaps you know someone who has lost a loved one, and you want to show your love and support. When announcing a death on Facebook (or Twitter, Instagram, or other social media), what is okay to post? What should you say, and what sort of etiquette should you follow?

Learn everything you need to know here. We’ll also include plenty of examples of Facebook posts to share when someone dies.

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Can You Have a Funeral 2 Days After Death?

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Losing a loved one is a highly emotional and an extremely challenging experience. The grieving process aside, there are so many questions to be answered and so many plans to be made. Here we will focus on the question “Can you have a funeral 2 days after death?”.

There are also some important considerations to keep in mind when you are making the final arrangements and, as a seasoned funeral director, I’d like to lend my experience to make this time less stressful for you and your family.

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Can You Wear Jeans To A Funeral? How To Make Jeans Work

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Jeans are a staple in most people’s wardrobes. People spend anywhere from $20.00 – $300.00 on a nice pair of jeans, and they expect to be able to wear them to most functions. Especially in recent years.

Jeans are also acceptable to wear to the office at many companies (not just on “casual Friday.”) 

I’ve even heard of funeral homes that allow the funeral director to dress in a nice pair of jeans and a collared shirt for the guys, and an appropriate blouse for the ladies. 

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Example Wording for Memorial Donations & Funeral Fundraisers

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Asking for donations after a death can be awkward. So today, we’re partnering with the leading (free!) funeral crowdfunding sites to show you the best way to ask for donations for a funeral.

There’s been a death in the family, and you find yourself making funeral arrangements. You want to do it well, but you know there is going to be a financial burden.

Perhaps the death was sudden and unexpected, or perhaps you simply don’t have the resources to cover the costs of the funeral.

What do you do?

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Here’s How Long the Funeral Home Can Hold the Body

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How long can the funeral home hold the body? This is a question that is asked often and for various reasons. 

Every family’s circumstances will look different at the time of their loved one’s death. Some may be prepared for it, while others are sadly not. 

They may not have had time to make decisions like whether to cremate or have a traditional burial. To have a graveside funeral service, celebration of life, home funeral, or wake. 

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