Planning a Service for a Child

Published: December 19, 2022
by Integrity Funeral Care

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Losing a child is one of the most horrible things to go through. As tough as planning a funeral or memorial service for an adult is, it is much harder to do so for your baby or infant. To make this terrible moment a bit easier, there are some suggestions that experts have. Here are the ways to keep in mind that directors of funeral homes in Cypress, TX want you to think of when you start with these arrangements. 

The funeral does not have to follow a classic and traditional service. For many families, a funeral can feel like the wrong option, so you do want to consider that if you are not sure about how to start planning. For some families, a great option is a celebration of life. A celebration of life can allow you to honor the child’s life without only focusing on their death. It allows people to celebrate their memory. You want to consider this when you start making arrangements


You also want to consider the location that you choose for the service. You may not want to have this at a funeral home, and you may not be religious, so a place of worship might also not be appropriate. This is why many parents choose to have the service at home. It can allow you to have a more intimate service in a location that the child loved. You can choose to have the service at a park or even at the beach if that is something that the child would have wanted.  


The decorations you choose are another thing to keep in mind. Not everyone wants to have funeral wreaths at a child’s service. If you want to still offer them flowers, you will want to think about bright options or you may want to ask guests to donate arrangements that they feel are appropriate. Many families even use balloons as decorations.  


The music you choose for the service is something else you want to think about. Sometimes the standard religious or classical tunes may not be the best option. You will want to think about something that your child enjoyed listening to or that meant something to them. This will offer the kind of intimate atmosphere that you want for your loved one. 


These are some of the most important things you can consider when thinking about the kind of service you want for your child. You do not want to waste time, so start thinking about the service as soon as possible to avoid delays. If you are not sure about the options that you have, you will want to reach out to a Cypress, TX funeral home like us. We are ready to help you with all of the decisions you need to make for your loved one. Give us a call right now or stop by our location to learn more about what we can offer or speak with one of our experts.

Visit www.prepaidfunerals.texas.gov for information relating to the purchase of pre-need funeral contracts including descriptions of the trust and insurance funding options available under state law.
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