Preplanning Tools

Planning a funeral immediately following the death of a family member can be a difficult process. Death is a time of great sorrow, but it can also be a time of emotional confusion and financial strain. That’s why here at Morrissett, we consider it your right to make your advanced arrangements, but we also know it is a great responsibility.

Preplanning Guidebook

Our Funeral Preplanning Guidebook will help you answer some of the most important questions as you begin to finalize your wishes:

  • How do I want to be remembered?
  • Is Burial or Cremation a better option for me?
  • How public (or private) do I want my final services to be?
  • In what ways do I want my service to be a lasting memory for my loved ones? And how can it help them to grieve?

View the Guidebook

How to Write Your Own Obituary

If you’ve ever had to write an obituary for a loved one, you know what an intimidating responsibility it can be—to sum up someone’s entire life on a piece of paper is nothing short of profound. To ease the difficulty during the period of loss, many individuals are choosing to write their own obituaries—a task that can feel difficult, but it can also be a very deep and insightful activity that can be revisited from time to time. We’ve put together some journaling exercises that will help you prepare your own obituary for your files.