When family members or close friends die, those experiencing the greatest sense of loss are often the ones who must make funeral and burial arrangements. If decedents not only planned ahead, but also communicated their final wishes to those who care, resulting tasks may be accomplished more efficiently, and the emotional burden lessened.

To download and complete H.E.L.P.’s “Funeral and Burial Instructions,” click here. For more detailed information on ways to make funeral arrangements that will best reflect your wishes and concerns, visit the California Department of Consumer Affairs Cemetery and Funeral Bureau website at cfb.ca.gov, and click the search box titled, “Consumer Guide.”

When family members or close friends die, those experiencing the greatest sense of loss are often the ones who must make funeral and burial arrangements. If decedents not only planned ahead, but also communicated their final wishes to those who care, resulting tasks may be accomplished more efficiently, and the emotional burden lessened.

To download and complete H.E.L.P.’s “Funeral and Burial Instructions,” click here. For more detailed information on ways to make funeral arrangements that will best reflect your wishes and concerns, visit the California Department of Consumer Affairs Cemetery and Funeral Bureau website at cfb.ca.gov, and click the search box titled, “Consumer Guide.”