There are many things to think about and decide when arranging a funeral. The person may have left plans for the funeral they want, or you may need to arrange the funeral yourself. It can be a good idea to ask family and friends for help. Or you may want to pay for the services of a funeral director, who can take you through the whole process step-by-step.
Whilst planning a funeral, it can be useful to consider:
- waiting until you have the death certificate and green certificate for burial or cremation before finalising any arrangements making any arrangements
- if the person has left instructions in their will or a letter about their wishes
- letting people know about the death and funeral details by organising an obituary in a newspaper or other.