An at-need funeral service is one that is prepared at the time of death. Usually one or more family members meet with the funeral director to plan the funeral. During this meeting, arrangement plans are made for calling hours, the funeral, merchandise, such as the casket, vault, clothing, prayer cards, etc., and add-on services, such as use of the limousine or a memorial luncheon. These arrangements are designed to help the family chose a funeral service that memorializes the life of the deceased.
- The family makes the funeral arrangements.
- Arrangement session allows the family to customize the funeral service.
- Allows the family to choose a service that best memorializes the deceased.