It’s not easy going through the loss of a loved one, and it’s often said that funerals are for the living to help them get past the early days. While true, this is also the time to carry out the last wishes of the departed. And no matter how well you and your loved one have planned for this moment, chances are strong that you’re going to need help getting through the execution of the plans. You need experienced help, and the staff at Woodland Cemetery are ready to help you shoulder the burden.
Making the Final Arrangements
Sometimes the departed asked for a simple memorial service and cremation of their remains. Or they may have expressed the desire to have full services according to their faith. And then there are times the living want to add something of their own to the proceedings without losing sight of who the memorial is for. Staff at Woodland Cemetery are experienced and adept at making sure that the final wishes are observed to the letter. And they can suggest ways for the relatives to put their own touches into the services in order to strike the right tone.
Supporting the Survivors
This is a delicate time for those who are making the plans for the departed, and the last thing someone needs is an insensitive staff member ignoring the pain of the family. Woodland Cemeterystaff are skilled at guiding the family through making the arrangements. If there are tasks the family finds they cannot handle, staff are prepared to step in and take care of these issues. Sometimes people get overwhelmed at dealing with the passing of their loved one and don’t know where to turn. Woodland Cemeterystaff have experience with the necessities of carrying out the wishes of the departed and can make sure everything progresses smoothly.
Creating a Beautiful Space for the Departed
Woodland Cemetery can accommodate the final wishes of the departed in many ways that range from a simple burial with headstone to a memorial garden with the accoutrements of their faith. If the departed was a veteran, Woodland Cemetery can help the family obtain the death and burial benefits that are offered by the military. And if the departed preferred cremation over burial, Woodland Cemetery can help with the scattering of the ashes.
Respecting the wishes of the departed and taking care of the survivors is something that Woodland Cemetery staff are experts in accomplishing. The goal is to make sure everyone gets the closure they need during one of the most painful times of their lives.