Planning a funeral service can be overwhelming especially during a highly emotional time. Often, its not easy to plan and tend to all the details when you are grieving for your loved one. It can be very helpful to enlist the help of family members and close friends. Even if your family and friends are not located within close proximity of you, you can still delegate tasks that can be done from any location.
So how do you plan a funeral service by enlisting the help of family and close friends? What can family and friends do to help you plan the funeral service? You may hear this question asked as word is heard of your recent loss. More times than not, we may hear “What can I do to help?” By reaching out to hands who offer help during the labor intensive plans of a funeral, it can lighten your load and assist you so your task list is not overflowing.
There are specific tasks that are both practical and ceremonial that can be distributed and delegated among family members and close friends. If they are not possible due to proximity, select ones that can be done from a remote location.
By breaking up the task list and enlisting all the help you can, you will find that planning a memorial service will not be as overwhelming as taking it on all yourself. You can get emotionally drained carrying it alone, it will be worth the effort in the long run for helpers to assist you. People usually are willing to help and may want to pay tribute or honor the deceased by their service to you.