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In Ground Cemetery Vases

In Ground Cemetery Vases

So what exactly are in ground cemetery vases? Basically beside the gave you push into the earth a vase with a stake in it – then place flowers (usually silk cemetery flowers which last for months) or buy a setting of flowers with a vase together.

There are a lot of reasons to have funeral plans in place for each member of your family, no matter how young or old they may be.

The first thing that these plans can mean to a family is that you care. Having to pay for a funeral and all the trappings that comes along with a death is very expensive and not many families are actually able to afford them. What a funeral plan will do is pay for at least most of the funeral. Funeral plans generally do not care why the person passed away, only that they did and the family is now in need of money to bury their loved one. The size and extravagance of the funeral that funeral plans will cover will depend on how much cover was taken out in the first place though, so do not be too stingy.

One other thing that these plans mean is that you can actually be buried the way that you want to be buried. Some people have very specific funeral requests and some of them are expensive. It is the wish of the family and stated in your will that you be buried in a specific way then it is your responsibility to make sure that this is possible. It is really not fair to request that your family do something for you but not to make financial provision for them to do that thing.

Having funeral plans for your entire family is also important. It is possible that a child may pass away before their parents do and this is not something any family is prepared for, financially or emotionally. The emotional strain the passing of a child causes is enough, it is not fair to put financial strain on the family as well. Therefore, think the best but prepare for the worst and have funeral plans for your children as well as for yourself and your wife or husband. That way you will be able to give your child the funeral that you think they deserve without having to worry about the financial aspect of it all, provided you had enough cover of course.

Death is not something that most people want to think about, either with regards to their own passing or the passing of their loved ones, particularly their children. But death is something that we have to think about because it is unfortunately an inevitable fact of life for each and every person. The best thing you can do, both for yourself and your family, is to take out funeral plans for each member of your beloved family. It may seem expensive at first but it is nowhere near as expensive, both emotionally and financially, as having to scrape to find the money to pay for the most basic of funerals and coffins and smallest of burial plots and most plain headstone that you can find.

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There are a lot of details involved in a funeral, large and small in organizing and planning a funeral service. One of the primary goals is plan a service that will not only fully honor the deceased but also to arrange it in a way that it will have an encouraging effect on all who attend the service.

The first thing is to find out all you can about the deceased because it will help you during the planning stages. Likes and dislikes? You can ask the other family members and close friends for this information if you are unsure. If the deceased had a long illness, they may have had some wishes for their funeral which you could satisfy.

Usually its within days of a death. Will the body be present or not?

These are only some of the planning areas that should be considered when organizing a funeral service. Seek out another family member or friend to help in the planning, it can take a lot of pressure off you and it will help to not forget the more critical questions.

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Planning a funeral is never an easy thing to do. During a time of grief, emotions run high and all too often, in a time where family should pull together, they instead seem to fall apart.

To help avoid any funeral planning conflicts, ask family members, close friends and family attorneys if any directions or funeral pre-arrangements have been made. If there are, it will make the funeral planning much easier. With funeral pre-arrangements, the details are all laid out for you by the person who passed away. And in some cases, the funeral arrangements have already been paid for. During this time you will also want to contact insurance companies and find out if there are any life insurance or funeral insurance policies that can be cashed in. Before you can receive any benefits, you will have to obtain certified copies of the death certificate.

If no funeral plans have been made, you will need to contact a funeral home. if you have lived in the area for a time, you may already know who you would like to use. If you do not know which funeral home to use, you can ask clergy members, family, or friends. Personal recommendations go a long way. Just as with any other service or company, people do not usually recommend things they have had a negative experience with. The funeral Home you select will be able to assist you with almost everything you will need to do – from making the actual funeral arrangements to obtaining certified death certificates and helping with an obituary.

If your loved one was a member of a church, you should probably speak to the leading clergy member. Your loved one would have probably wanted them to officiate the service. If they did not belong to a church, or had no specific religion preference, the funeral home will be able to offer you different options for a funeral or memorial service.

While planning the funeral service, you will need to select details including:

• Songs or music
• Poems, stories, Bible verses, or readings
• Speakers or singers
• Photos
• Floral Arrangements
• Pallbearers
• Traditional burial or cremation
• Type of casket or Urn
• Eulogy