Using a Checklist can help you stay organized and remember all of the critical details when planning and coordinating a funeral, burial, and memorial. The Essentials, offer step-by-step guidance on how to use the specific Checklist. Below are Checklists and related Essentials to guide you through the most common situations that occur during a time of loss.
A Roman Catholic funeral is generally conducted by a representative of the church, but the family plays a major role in planning and presenting the service. Planning a Catholic Funeral Service begins immediately following the passing. Catholic Checklist Catholic Essential
Protestants are non-Catholic Christians who are members of denominations including Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians and Baptists. Each Protestant denomination will have its own traditions and practices for the funeral service. Protestant Checklist Protestant Essentials