At Burstows, we say preplanning your funeral can be like having
the talk of a lifetime. Yes, preplanning is an opportunity to
complete your funeral preferences, even more importantly, it
is an opportunity to share your personal reflections. Share
with generations that will follow you, the people and events that
helped shape your life. Stories and anecdotes that ensure the
essence of your character and nature lives on.
Sharing stories with those who matter most isn't just important
today; it will be especially significant when it's time to
commemorate your life. These reflections will help your family make
important decisions about how they wish to remember and honour
Through meaningful ceremony - that is, taking time to reflect on
the unique life of a loved one and remember the difference they
made - families and friends take an important step in the journey
toward healing after death.
A farewell that reflects a person's life story, their values,
interests, and experience is transformative, healing, and
comforting. Meaningful funerals are possible when loved ones talk
about what matters most: memories made, lessons learned, and how
they hope to be remembered. Completing this today will be so
helpful to those you love and will be cherished by generations to
"My Funeral Preferences and Personal Reflections"
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At Burstows, we remind our pre-plan clients that the funeral
service takes place for the benefit of the survivors. Providing
comfort to survivors through a dignified service is an important
The importance of preparing a will cannot be overstated. If you
are over the age of 18, you should have one prepared.