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Preplanning Checklist

Preplanning Checklist

The following checklist will help you create your personalized plan.

Ways to Plan Ahead:

 

General

  • Gather personal information for your obituary.
  • Choose a charity to direct donations to, if desired.
  • Choose a funeral home.
  • Make note of any instructions for your services and final disposition.

Funeral Service

  • Choose burial or cremation.
  • Select a casket or cremation container.
  • Choose locations and types of services.
  • Choose floral arrangements.
  • Select which photographs and memorabilia you’d like to display.
  • Consider any customs, traditions, or religious rites that are important to you and your family.
  • Choose the clothing you’d like to be dressed in.
  • Select music and hymns, if desired.
  • Choose a theme for decorations and stationery at your services.
  • Arrange transportation for your physical remains and your family.

Participants

  • Choose a clergy member or officiator to preside over the service.
  • Select any musicians whose talents you’d like to employ.
  • Select pallbearers.
  • Choose friends or family members to perform the eulogy, read scripture, or prepare a speech.

Final Disposition

  • Choose a cemetery.
  • Select a burial plot or mausoleum.
  • Select a memorial or grave marker and inscription.
  • Decide who will keep your urn.
  • Decide who will scatter your ashes and where.

Information You'll Need


Personal Information

  • Full legal name
  • Home address
  • Social security number
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Highest education
  • Occupation
  • Veteran’s discharge papers (DD-214) if applicable
  • Clergy name and phone number
  • Cemetery information
  • Names and relationship of survivors
  • Insurance policy information
  • Pictures for memorial video (up to 60 pictures)
  • Clothing

Remember...


There’s no need to make all the decisions right away. For personalized assistance in creating your plan, contact one of our experts to schedule a one-on-one meeting.

E.C. Nurre - Amelia
Phone: (513) 753-6130
177 W. Main Street
Amelia, OH 45102

E.C. Nurre - Bethel
Phone: (513)734-2228
315 W. Plane Street
Bethel, OH 45106

E.C. Nurre - New Richmond
Phone: (513)553-4132
200 Western Avenue
New Richmond, OH 45157


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