In the United States, there are many different types of funeral services. It can be difficult to keep them all straight in your head, or even to differentiate between the various terms.
In this article, we hope to shed some light on 10 of the most common types of funeral services and related events in the English-speaking world. We’ll list and define each ceremony, and also add some detail on what to expect at each of them.
As the new year kicks off, here are the 2019 Funeral Trends of note. At the end you’ll find some tips (for both consumers and funeral professionals) to make the most of these trends in making final arrangements, planning funerals, and hosting memorial services.
Planning ahead and making your final arrangements in advance is a great idea. This will save your loved ones from tons of stress, and it will probably save them money as well. The first decision you’ll face in thinking about your funeral arrangements is the question of what to do with your body.
Here are all the mainstream final disposition options:
Direct cremation means that the body of the deceased is cremated after death, without a prior memorial service and without the involvement of a funeral home. Direct cremation is currently the most affordable disposition option that is readily available. Continue reading What is Direct Cremation?