These tasks will help you plan a funeral without missing anything out.
[ ] Choose a funeral director
[ ] Choose between burial and cremation
[ ] Choose a burial site or crematorium
[ ] Choose the location of the service
[ ] Choose whether to arrange family viewing
[ ] Plan and write an obituary
[ ] Transportation for those attending funeral
[ ] Send invitations to family and friends
[ ] Choose a coffin/casket/urn
[ ] Choose flowers
[ ] Choose outfit for deceased
[ ] Pick a photograph to be shown at funeral
[ ] Organise the 'Order of service'
Please note: Every item above will be personal to you, so this list is designed as a guide to support you rather than a must-do checklist.
Where can you get further support planning a funeral?
Read our guide on "Can You Afford To Die? The True Cost of A Funeral" to offer you examples of what costs to expect.
For support on how to fund your funeral read our guide on "5 Diverse & Effective Ways to Pay for Your Funeral".