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My Funeral Plans

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Financial Arrangements

My funeral arrangements have been pre-paid.

I have not prepaid my funeral.

Physical Remains

Upon my death, I would like the following:

Donation of my organs

Donation of my body


At My Wake, Funeral, Or Memorial Service

I would like the wake, funeral or memorial service to be held at (Name and address of funeral home, house of worship etc.):

I DO have preferences about a casket

I DO NOT have preferences about a casket

Wake (viewing)

Funeral service (service with the body present)

Direct burial or direct cremation without a wake or funeral service

Memorial service (body not present)

I would like to wear (i.e. a favorite suit, dress, uniform etc.):

I would like to be buried with (i.e. specific jewelry, religious item, teddy bear, etc.):

I would like:
In lieu of flowers, donations to be made to:

A religious service

A non-religious service

The following readings or prayers to be recited:
I have no preference for readings or prayers

The following music:
I have no preference about the music at my wake, funeral or service

The following pallbearers:

I have no preference about pallbearers.

I would like to make the following special requests:


I would like my obituary to include:

I would like the following omitted from my obituary:

I would like my obituary to be placed in the following publications:

Resting Place

I do not own a cemetery plot or crypt.

I own a cemetery plot or crypt.

I would like:

A grave marker
A grave stone
A monument
None of the above

With my ashes scattered
With my ashes placed in an urn and buried or entombed in the cemetery plot noted below.

Funeral Coordinator

I would like the following individual(s) to be in charge of my final wishes: (Name and contact information)