Consider Your Death Wishes

Funeral planning

Personal Wishes

Many personal decisions should be made prior to death. Factors to consider include:

Remain wishes (cremation or burial)
Open casket or closed casket
Type of burial
Burial attire
Cemetery of choice
Funeral home or church for funeral gatherings
Funeral speaker
Epitaph wishes

Cultural considerations:

Special culture rituals desired
Proper disposition of remains
Who should attend funeral (family, friends, or both)
Special religious passage, verse, or poems read
Special music or instruments played

Family Considerations

Alleviate your loved ones stress by handling your funeral preparations
Eliminate additional expenses caused by emotional spending - without plans, family may overspend on unnecessary services or items
No guesswork, plans are set forth with no difficult decisions to make

Economic considerations:

Funerals expenses can cost upwards of $8,000
Funerals expenses to consider:
Embalming fees
Remain Transportation fees
Casket
Funeral home costs
Burial vault or grave liner
Funeral officiating fees


Planning details and arranging payment for your funeral is a gift to your loved ones that will help alleviate financial burdens for your loved ones so they can properly grieve your passing.

Celebrating Life

Eternal Rest Funeral Home

Contact Information
4585Hedgewood Drive
Waterford, MI 48327
(989) 541-4562
eternalrest@funeralhomes.com