Multi-Tasking Around Cremation Services

By: Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services
Monday, October 28, 2019

When you arrange cremation services in Las Vegas, NV for a loved one, they can be very simple and straightforward. Some families prefer direct cremation, which happens soon after the person passes away with no services beforehand. But there can still be services after and you can make those as complex as you’d like. When you are putting together the details, you might feel like you are multi-tasking. Here are some of the things you might be trying to do…all at once: 


Taking Care Of Your Family 

Death never occurs at a convenient time and there might be family elements that have to carry on, despite whatever else is going on. Perhaps your kids have school, or even if they get a few days off, you have to tend to their care. Perhaps you have an elderly person who lost their spouse and you have to take care of them while planning services. There could be plenty of family things going on during the planning process. 


Work Commitments 

When you lose a close loved one, you will probably get some bereavement time off. However, there might still be things you have to do where work is concerned. Maybe you have to tie up a few loose ends or make sure the person covering for you is up to speed. You may answer a few emails between making arrangements to keep things going while you are away. 


The Actual Arrangements 

Making the arrangements can feel like multi-tasking in and of itself. Getting the cremation done is simple because you only have to get the paperwork in order to carry that out. But the memorial service could get complicated, depending on what you want to do. You have to write up an obituary and place it in newspapers. You need to secure a eulogy speaker, special music, people to do readings, and whatever else you want. You want to purchase an urn and decide on a final resting place and so on. You can have the funeral home implement many of your plans, but you have to make the decisions first. 


Whenever you are working on final services for a loved one, you have the potential to feel overwhelmed. Make sure you take care of yourself as best you can during this difficult time. It’s okay to ask others to step in and help with certain aspects and it’s okay to rest, even when you know you have a lot to do. 


Keep in mind that the professionals at Kraft-Sussman Funeral & Cremation Services are here to help you with as many of the cremation services in Las Vegas, NV as possible. Give us a call at (702) 485-6500 and get us on task as soon as possible to help you get the burdens from your shoulders and off your mind. You can speak with our funeral director in person at 3975 S Durango Dr Ste 104 Las Vegas, NV 89147 and start putting plans into place to ease the multi-tasking burdens you may feel heavily upon you during this hard time. 

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