When planning funeral services for a loved one, knowing that he or she chose suicide can add an extra layer of confusion to the process. No one us alone in coping with the feelings after the suicide of a loved one, and extensive grief support services are available.
Watch this video to hear from people who are gone through the same experience. These people are at different stages in the process of coming to terms with their loved ones’ choices, and hearing their stories may be helpful to some as they deal with their own emotions.
At Chapel of the Chimes Hayward , we can assist in the funeral planning process, whether the loss was sudden or anticipated. For more information about our funeral home in Hayward, please call (510) 400-4442.
If you are pre-planning funeral services, then discussing your plan with your loved ones will be an important part of the process. Although bringing up the topic of your funeral with your spouse may not be an easy conversation, it is one that could save your spouse a significant amount of stress after you are gone.
If you want to talk about funeral pre-planning with your spouse, choose a time and place where you can focus on each other, without distractions. Know what you want to say about your funeral plan, and be prepared to explain your preferences to your spouse about everything from your choice between cremation and burial to your readings and music. Ensure that your spouse knows the extent of your plans and where to find them when you’re gone, so that he or she can simply request that the funeral home puts them into action.
Chapel of the Chimes Hayward can help you with all aspects of funeral pre-planning . To get started, call our funeral home today at (510) 400-4442.