There are 67 questions that will need to be answered within the first 48 hours after a loved one passes. Give your family the answers they need ahead of time. As difficult as it might be to think about, making a plan is a true gift of love for your family.
If you have already requested your free Customized Final Wishes Planning Guide, one of our trusted Family Service Advisors will be in touch with you very soon. In the meantime, we've put together a list of a few items that you can start thinking about today to make a plan for the inevitable.
Which cemetery would you like to be your final resting place?
Burial or cremation?
Select a casket or urn - simple or fancy?
What would you would like to be buried with? (eyeglasses, wedding ring, special dress or tie, etc.)
Decide location of your memorial service.
Is there a special clergy member or person you want to officiate?
Provide information for eulogy - what do you want to be remembered for?
Choose your favorite flowers.
Choose the music you would like.
Decide the type of service you want (military, etc.).
Put all your online user names and passwords in one place.
Let someone know where you keep your important documents.
Decide what will happen to your social media pages.
Who will look after your pets?
Make a list of special people to notify with contact information.
These fifteen items are a good start but there are 42 more questions that will have to be answered and sometimes it's better to work with someone who is an expert in the details after death. Guam Windward Memorial offers a free Final Wishes Planning service to help you answer all the questions to make sure your family has all the answers they need to honor your legacy and celebrate your life in the way that is just right for you.
Our Family Services Advisors are experienced and compassionate and there's no obligation to purchase anything. The service is free and you'll receive a customized Final Wishes Planning Guide that is completed with all the answers your family will need.
If you've already filled out the form request, we will reach out to you within the next business day. If you haven't requested your Final Wishes Planning Guide yet, click here to book your appointment or call 989-8090.