Planning a Funeral
Being able to plan a truly personal funeral or memorial service can be comforting. It can also seem overwhelming, especially at a time when your heart and mind are preoccupied by grief.
Getting Your Affairs in Order
There are two universal human experiences: birth and death. While you can’t plan for or predict the type of welcome you’ll receive as you enter the world, you can choose and prepare for the send-off you’ll receive when you depart.
Choosing a Funeral Home
Although many people don’t think about funeral homes until they need one, the best time to choose a funeral home is when you have time to research and consider your options. Considering a few key factors will make it easier to find the right partner.
The pain felt when a loved one dies is universal – yet deeply personal to every individual. Here you will find articles written to help people understand grief as well as heartfelt stories shared by those who’ve endured it.
Honoring a Loved One is Priceless
Saying goodbye is never easy. Each life touches many others, no matter how brief or how long the life was. Paying tribute to a friend or family member through a funeral, memorial service, or end of life celebration is often an important step in the grieving process.
When you’re facing a difficult time, it helps to have a partner and advocate on your side. NYSFDA member funeral directors are compassionate experts who can assist you with planning a memorial service for a loved one or making your own arrangements for the future.
We’re here to:
- Make planning easier by answering your questions and explaining the process.
- Take care of the details, so you and your family can focus on honoring your loved one.
- Help you understand what you can afford and suggest options that will help you create an end of life celebration that’s as unique as the person being remembered.
Having the right support makes all the difference. There’s relief in knowing you have someone to count on and peace in feeling good about your decisions.