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How to Plan a Child’s Service

Published: March 24, 2022
by Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home

If you have lost your child, one of the most crucial things you have to do is to have a service. The death of a child is a unique loss for which no parent can ever adequately prepare. It would help if you had assistance that would allow you to say goodbye to your child and will let you get a bit of closure after their passing. If you want to plan the service but you are not sure, We can offer suggestions to help you how to do so. There are some things that directors of funeral home in Chalmette, LA will give a piece of advice that want you to know. 

Choosing the kind of Funeral Service for your child 

The first thing you want to decide is the kind of service you want to have for your child. If you want something traditional, we can give you a suggestion for this kind of service. If you're going to have a funeral or memorial service, either religious or secular, we can help also. If you want something a bit different that can fit Your child's personality, a celebration of life is another excellent option. A celebration of life focuses on honoring the child's life and not only on mourning their passing. For children, it can be a good option. 

Where to Hold the Funeral Service 

Another thing that you want to think about is the location of the service. You can always have it at a place of worship, but if you are not religious or do not want to have it at a funeral home. You want to think about having it somewhere that meant something to you or your child. Having the service at home is an excellent option for a child’s benefit. You can also think about having it in a park to be held or in any location. Many people choose places with personal significance, such as a favorite beach, park, family home, or areas that can accommodate a large group of family members or friends. 

Consider The Music for Funeral Arrangements 

You want to consider the music that you choose for the service. The music can significantly impact the service, so you do want to take some time to believe it. For example, If you're going to have a religious service, then sacred music works perfectly. On the other hand, you choose classical pieces or even options your child might have liked. If you are not sure what to choose, you can always ask for help from experts. 

You want to also think about the readings you have at the funeral service. You want to consider if you wish to have readings that are religious or options that are secular, like poetry. A choice that many parents choose is to read their child’s favorite story. This can be a very touching addition to the service, so do consider it and we can help you with this.

When planning for the kind of funeral service that you want for your child, be sure that and to consider all of these things. If you want to know more about planning a funeral home in Chalmette, LA for your child. you can reach out to us at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home our location at 3827 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119, or you can call us at (504) 482-2111 Take the time to plan the type of service you want as well as the kind of options that you prefer, We are ready to help and guide you for your needs and with all of the decisions you need to make. Give us a call today.

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