By Joseph L Ryan
Losing a close relative or friend is a difficult,
emotional and stressful experience for many people.
Funeral sites provide help to bereaved people by
assisting them in getting through the early stages of
arranging a funeral and by guiding them through the
various options available.
Regardless of whether you are pre-planning a funeral for
yourself, arranging a funeral for a loved one, or
providing grief support, it is a difficult task at best.
Funeral sites provide help and guide you through the
process. Information technology has made possible an
entirely new concept by providing online the very latest
in funeral service personalization. To take one example,
online obituaries have become an accepted mode of
disseminating information of the passing away of a loved
one and arranging funerals.
Such new concepts are being added all the time and you
may not be familiar with what can now be accomplished
online in the way of end-of-life planning.
Among the many online services now available are:
-Funeral home directories and recommendations
-Casket and urn sales
-Organ donation information
-Miscellaneous services, such as vital documents
storage, cremation products, virtual cemeteries, and
Following is a listing of some of the more useful and
innovative online resources you many want to research on
National Funeral Directors Association (nfda.org/planning-a-funeral.html)
Funeral planning, grief resources, funeral service
helpline and help in finding a funeral home. This is a
complete funeral website.
My Wonderful Life (mywonderfullife.com)
Make funeral plans, write your obituary, take care of
your pets, prepare a list where your vital documents are
stored and a lot more.
The Co-operative Funeral Care (co-operative.coop/funeralcare/funeral-plans)
Customized plans for cremations and burials,
arrangements and memorials!
Online tribute and memorial website!
Funeral Planning (funeralplan.com)
All that you need to know about funeral planning and
Eternal Image (eternalimage.net)
Pioneers in exquisite high quality memorial products!
Tribute Direct (tributedirect.com)
End-of-life products and services including. Planning,
caskets, monuments and urns!
Eternal Reefs (eternalreefs.com)
Creates permanent environmental living legacies for
families that choose cremation!
Memorial Ecosystems (memorialecosystems.com)
Specialists in conservation burials
The Family Plot Blog (thefamilyplot.wordpress.com)
Provides information on what is new in funeral industry
Complete funeral planner, even lets you name a successor
to your Facebook account and specify how it should be
handled when you are no more!
Funeral planning, costs, funeral etiquettes and customs
and everything else that you want to know about
The Digital Beyond (thedigitalbeyond.com)
In case you are worried about what happens to your
Funeral Perfect (funeralperfect.com)
Offers comprehensive funeral services with useful
suggestion about what you need to discuss with your
family and the funeral director.
Funeral Planning (thefuneralsite.com)
Helps plan funerals and memorials, find a funeral home
near you and discover the services on offer.
Forever Remembered (forever-remembered.com)
This is an online obituary service. You create your own
obituary. It even provides online obituaries from your
website if you have one, at a price of your choosing,
even at no cost.
Memorial Farewells (memorialfarewells.com)
Offers memorial website for the bereaved to share
obituaries, eulogies, funeral arrangements, guest book
and everything else associated with the loss of a loved
My Condolence( my-condolence.com)
Offers personalized and lasting memorial web pages in
the memory of your loved one.
Acorn Obituaries (acorn-obituaries.com)
Online memorials and obituaries for the departed
American Memorials (americanmemorials.com)
Offers an extensive database of obituaries and memorials
Eternal Star (eternalstar.net)
Offers permanent hosting of family photographs,
histories, memorials and documents
Forever Network (forevernetwork.com)
Affiliate funeral homes, obituaries and biographical
Gates of Remembrance (gatesofrememberance.com)
Create and view everlasting online remembrance memorial
to celebrate the life of someone who made a difference
to your life
Pay tribute to the dear departed, honor enduring
legacies and connect with people for comfort and
Dignity Caring Funeral Services (dignityfuneral.co.uk)
Website offers detailed information on funeral
arrangements and plans
Online Funeral (online-funeral.com)
This site offers online solutions for funeral homes and
bereaved families. Set up a family website and watch
live funeral services.
Joseph Ryan is editor of Web Search Guides. To read the
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