In most states, it is legal and feasible for families to prepare their own loved ones for burial and to conduct private funerals independent of a licensed funeral director. A guide to the legal, practical, and emotional requirements.
Like Carlson's book, a moving and useful guide book for people who want to take a do-it-yourself approach to caring for their loved ones after death.
Thoughtful, sensitive advice on how families can design a funeral service that truly honors the spirit of their loved one.
A comprehensive resource on all aspects of death--from living with terminal illness, to end-of-life planning, to funeral costs and planning.
Sublette and Flagg provide ways to organize the funeral of a loved one or your own.
Roberts worked some 30 years in the funeral-service industry before writing this controversial expose of how some funeral homes take financial advantage of grieving families. His insider critique has sparked a lawsuit for libel by a major funeral-services corporation.
A helpful book for those pre-planning a memorial service and for those planning a service for a sudden death. Find information about personalizing the service, arranging flowers, religious rituals, eulogizing and more.