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My Funeral Plan

  • Submitted by: t2boys2love
  • on February 19, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 1,277 words

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I’ve never really given the idea of planning my own funeral any thought. At first I really felt like it was an odd thing to do. I had to really open my mind up and think about things. No one likes to face death, especially their own, but after much talk about this in class I’ve realized that creating your own funeral plan can be extremely helpful and beneficial to   loved ones that will be left behind when my time comes. I also feel that it is necessary that my loved ones listen to what I want and how I want things to go.
I wasn’t sure who I was going to feel comfortable with talking about this stuff and who would think I was just flat out weird. The person I talked to first was my sister Juli. She suggested things I hadn’t thought about yet and asked how I felt about them. These were things like donating organs and asking questions about why I wanted to be cremated versus buried.   I knew my sister would stay open minded and listen so I felt she was a good choice. The second person I spoke with briefly about my funeral plan was my aunt Janet. She and I both want the same thing at the end, and that’s to be cremated. I didn’t go into too much detail about service arrangements with her, but I did tell her my reason for wanting to be cremated and she understood. One person I knew I didn’t want to speak to about this was my mom. She hasn’t been a great role model for my siblings and I. Because of this, I definitely want to make sure I model something different for my kids. I don’t feel like she would be able to give good direction or opinions on a subject like this.
One thing I know for sure is I do want a service of some kind. There won’t be any graveside needed because being buried isn’t something I want. I don’t care if it’s a traditional service or not. I’d like to have a short service and focus more on the gathering afterwards. I enjoy listening to country, and a variety of other kinds of music. I would like the gathering to possibly be held outside. It doesn’t...

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