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When faced with a loss, many confront the question with regards to funeral planning, “where do I start?” It can seem overwhelming to plan a funeral while also process the myriad of emotions that come along with a loss. At Conner & Koch Life Celebration Funeral Home, we are here to help. We have been dedicated to serving the families of Bellbrook and the surrounding area for many years and strive to provide the highest level of service. Although there are many decisions to be made when funeral planning, we promise that we will be there to guide you through every step of the way.
To help you to gain an understanding of the funeral planning process, we have put together this funeral checklist. This will provide you with some background knowledge on how to plan a funeral so that when you meet with us, you’ll know what to expect.
One of the first decisions that you will need to make when planning a funeral is burial or cremation. You may already know your loved one’s preference, they may have pre-arranged their funeral services, or you may be faced with the decision yourself. We encourage you to explore both options to determine the best choice for your family’s unique needs. Should you have any questions, or require more information, we invite you to contact us and we will be happy to share our knowledge and expertise with you.
At Conner & Koch Life Celebration Funeral Home we offer a wide range of funeral service options in order to meet each family’s distinct requirements. Some families prefer a full, traditional funeral service with viewings, a funeral ceremony, committal service and reception. Others are looking for a simpler service, perhaps a single visitation, or no service at all. Another available option is an unconventional service, such as a Celebration of Life or a Memorial Service. Whatever your decision, know that our team of dedicated staff will help you to plan a funeral that is memorable and personalized.
There are a wide array of funeral products now available on the market. Where traditional funeral products consisted of caskets, urns, burial vaults and stationery, it now includes products such as keepsake urns, memorial jewelry and more. At Conner & Koch Life Celebration Funeral Home we carry a wide variety of funeral products in an array of styles and a variety of price points. Each piece has been hand-selected by our qualified staff for it’s beauty, craftsmanship and affordability, so you know you’ll be purchasing a quality product.
Just as with any milestone event, there are many details to be put together when funeral planning. Our staff will look after the logistics of the funeral services and assist you through any details that we many need from you. From transportation to flowers, refreshments to register book, our team will ensure that the funeral services run smoothly and seamlessly.
You will need to take care of the finances, legal arrangements and estate details left behind by the person who has passed away. Although this part of the funeral planning process is tedious, it is an important part of starting the healing process. We will look after some of the pieces in this step for you, like registering the death, providing death certificates. We have provided some excellent resources on our website regarding legal matters, estate matters and important documents in the Legal & Estate Guidance information.We hope that you have found this funeral planning checklist to be helpful and that it has provided you with an introduction on what to expect when planning a funeral. On the below pages, we provide further advice with regards to planning cremation services or celebrations of life. Should you have any questions, or if you require our assistance, we invite you to contact us at any time.
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