In an effort to minimize the stress and effort involved in making funeral arrangements, we have created a complete list of everything that you will need for the deceased in order to start planning.
Full Legal Name
Date of Birth
Mother's First and Maiden Name
Name of Spouse
Years of Education
Social Security Number
City and State of Birth
Military Discharge Papers (if applicable)
List of Surviving Relatives and Their Cities of Residence (for the obituary)
Insurance Papers (if used to pay for the funeral)
Pre-arrangement Funeral Data (if applicable)
Cemetery Deed (if applicable)
A Full complement of clothing (including undergarments, outer garments) if applicable
Any personal items to include in the casket (including jewelry, eye glasses etc.) if applicable
Personal items and special garments
Please note that if you are planning a cremation, a set of clothing is optional. If no special garments are provided, the deceased will be cremated in the clothes they were wearing at the time of death. If you plan to hold a viewing where personal items will be displayed, please remember to remove anything that you wish to save prior to cremation.
Begin Making Your Arrangements Online
Use our online or downloadable form to begin making service arrangements for your loved one.