生前契約備忘 Pre-Planning Checklist

 

要規劃一場葬禮需要作出很多的事先安排,我們將會幫助您考慮並完成所有的選擇,同時確保您的選擇已囊括了所有必要的細節。下面的清單在您開始創建您的個性化計劃是,將有助於您確保想要選擇的一切。

 

您需要整合的信息:

 

  • · 個人資料

 

這裡將包括您父親的名字、您母親的原來姓氏、您的教育程度以及您的社會安全號碼。

 

  • 您所附屬的機構

 

這裡將就您是否為兄弟會成員、於軍隊服役、或工會會員、以及率屬與任何一個特殊部門而統計信息

 

 

 

  • 如果您是一位退伍軍人,您同樣需要提供以下信息:

 

-服役部隊

 

-軍銜

 

-服役日期

 

-退伍日期

 

-所參加的戰役名字

 

-編號

 

您可以預先制訂的選項:

 

常規選項

 

  • 為您的訃告所收集的個人信息
  • 如果需要的話可以選擇一個慈善機構直接捐款
  • 選擇一家殯儀館
  • 針對您的葬禮服務是否希望有任何特殊安排而做好記錄

 

殯葬服務

 

  • 選擇安葬或是火化
  • 選擇靈柩或靈灰甕
  • 選擇想要舉辦葬禮儀式的地點
  • 決定您是否需要可以被瞻仰遺容的葬禮儀式
  • 選擇所需要用到的鮮花
  • 選擇您所需要展示出來的照片或紀念品
  • 考慮您和您的家人將以何種風俗傳統或宗教儀式來舉行葬禮儀式
  • 選擇您想要穿的衣服
  • 如果需要的話,您可以選擇音樂或詩歌
  • 選擇一本符合您和人個人風格的紀念冊
  • 為您的遺體和您的家屬安排車
  • 可以針對您想要的個性化服務,例如緬懷個人成就、喜好、性格、生活履歷等集思廣益

 

參與人員

 

  • 選擇牧師或司儀主持儀式
  • 選擇任何您想聘請的音樂家
  • 選擇誰來扶靈
  • 選擇由家庭成員或朋友朗讀經文或演講

 

墓園

 

  • 選擇一個墓園
  • 選擇一塊壽地、骨灰位或陵墓
  • 決定安葬於地上或地下
  • 選擇紀念碑或刻字

 

請記住,現在沒有必要對所有需要安排的事項做決定,生前契約的初衷是讓您有充足的時間,就您個人想要選擇的事項斟酌思慮後再做決定。請聯繫我們,我們專業的工作人員將會一對一地幫助您完成您所需要制訂的計劃。

 

 

There’s a lot that goes into planning a funeral, but making those arrangements beforehand gives you time to consider all of your options and make sure that you’re covering all of the necessary details. The following checklist will help you to make sure you’ve thought of everything when you begin creating your personalized plan.

Information you'll need to assemble:

 

  • Vital Statistics
- This includes your father’s name, your mother’s maiden name, your level of education, and your social security number.
  • Affiliations
- This includes fraternal, service, or union membership, along with any special recognitions you might have
  • If you’re a veteran, you’ll also need to include:
- Military service
- Branch rank
- Date of enlistment
- Date of discharge
- Name(s) of war/conflict(s) toured
- Serial number



Ways in which you can 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 special instructions you desire for your services and final disposition

 

Funeral Service

  • Choose burial or cremation
  • Select a casket or cremation container
  • Choose the location and type of service
  • Decide whether you’d like to have a viewing or visitation
  • Choose a floral arrangement
  • 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
  • Select a style for your stationery and memorial register book
  • Arrange transportation for your physical remains and your family
  • Brainstorm any additional ways you’d like to personalize the services or pay tribute to your accomplishments, hobbies, personality, and life story.

 

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

 

Cemetery

  • Choose a cemetery
  • Select a burial or cremation plot, or a mausoleum, if appropriate
  • Decide between above- and below-ground burial
  • Select a memorial or grave marker and inscription

 

Remember that there’s no need to make all of the decisions right away, and that the purpose of pre-planning is to allow yourself to take the time you need when considering your options and making the choices that are right for you. For personalized assistance in creating your plan, consult one of our experts by contacting us to schedule a one-on-one meeting.