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Documenting Your Last Wishes  

Published: November 28, 2022
by Integrity Funeral Home at Forest Lawn Cemetery
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There are a lot of things you might consider when your ‘final wishes’ come to mind. Most people think about their final services. Do you want cremation services in Pasadena, TX? Or a funeral home service? If you have things in mind, the only way your family is going to know is if you tell them. It’s even easier on them if they have those things written out so they can read through things and be certain that what they are doing is really want you wanted. Here are some things you might want to keep in mind as you move forward with your own last wishes. 

Write Things Out 

As you start to think about what you want for your final services, you might start writing things down. It’s always nice for your family to have those things in writing so they can follow what you wanted in the letter. You might write out what you want for your final services, who should be in charge of your belongings, who gets your wedding ring, and other such things. 

Date And Sign The Document 

If you write out details of your final wishes, it’s important to date and signs those documents so that in the future, your family knows they are official and when they were created. You might have a document you wrote up a decade ago, but then you can’t find it so you create a new one. The new one has a newer date, so if your family finds both documents, they know to use the one that is the most recent. And having your signature on it shows your family that it really did come from you. 

Give It To Family 

Once you have your document written, dated, and signed, you might want to pass it along to your family. They can read through it and ask any questions they might have while they are able to do so. They can also hold onto that document so they know just what you want in the future. You might even want more than one copy around in case things get lost. 

Legalize Things 

Writing something up yourself can help with some things, but if you want it to be official, visiting a lawyer and having things written up into a will can make it all legal and above board. Once it’s official, you know that’s what’s going to happen in the future. 

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Visit With The Funeral Home 

When you decide what you want for your final services, you can put that into a will, but you can also plan your own final services ahead of time with funeral homes. Getting those plans in place with professionals can allow your family peace of mind in the future. They know what you want. It also allows you to figure out what you want and ensure that cremation services in Pasadena, TX are what you are going to get when the time comes. It’s another way to help your family to have what they need in the future. 

 
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