Cremation or traditional burial? In ground or above ground entombment? Viewing or closed-casket? These questions require a great deal of consideration. The answers are not easy to come by when you’re healthy and in a peaceful state of mind. The amount of options, while appreciated in that they allow you to create a personalized memorial service, is dizzying in number. Now consider trying to answer these questions and select personalized options when there’s little time and your mind is in turmoil as you grieve the loss of a loved one. To say that it’s difficult is severely understating the fact. E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home and Crematory, with a convenient Warrensville Heights, Ohio location to serve your Bedford Heights, Ohio and Maple Heights, Ohio family, offers a funeral pre-planning guide online as well as personal pre-need funeral consultations.
Upon reading this, your first reaction may be, “Wow—that’s morbid”. But, when you take a moment to really think about, you will find that making these decisions in advance, and making your choices clear to family, dear friends, or even a trusted advisor in your Maple Heights or Bedford Heights community will be a blessing to those who will be mourning your loss. You’re granting them the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the personalized memorial service you desired is being carried out according to your wishes. You are relieving the stress of having to make big decisions while still reeling from loss. You may even be preventing upset that could occur if two people are not in agreement about certain options. Early planning allows those who are left behind to grieve in their own way, and in their own time, without any added burden.
Now that you’re convinced that it is, in fact, a good idea, you may be wondering where to begin. This is where the thoughtful staff of E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home in Warrensville Heights can help. You can choose to make an appointment with a compassionate funeral director who will take the time to walk you through your many options, and can also discuss costs and payment options with you. However, if you’d prefer to have more time to think things over before a personal pre-need funeral consultation, you can take advantage of the funeral pre-planning guide available on their website at EFBoyd.com. This thorough guide covers not only the questions posed earlier, but also includes an area where you can provide the information that should be included in your obituary. You can begin working through it on your own, and then complete it during your consultation at E. F. Boyd. By the time you’re finished, you will have a detailed guide book for your loved ones that will leave no question about your wishes.
No one wants to think about their own mortality or their end of life arrangements. But, thinking of early planning as a final gift to those you leave behind in Maple Heights, Ohio or Bedford Heights, Ohio can make it a bit easier. Having a knowledgeable, compassionate member of the E. F. Boyd & Son staff take you through the process step-by-step makes it much more bearable. Start considering your options for a personalized memorial service today by contacting the Warrensville Heights, Ohio location of E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home and Crematory at 216.831.7906 to schedule a personal pre-need funeral consultation or log visit EFBoyd.com and click on the “Pre-Planning” tab to find the downloadable funeral pre-planning guide online.
E. F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home
25900 Emery Road
Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128