Funeral arrangements can be made by a spouse, a partner the deceased lived with, an heir or another close person or friend. The next of kin can arrange a funeral independently or purchase the service fully or partially from a funeral home. Burial costs are paid from the deceased person's i.e. the estate's funds.
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Choosing a type of burial
The deceased person must be buried or cremated with no undue delay. The family must respect the deceased person's beliefs and wishes while making arrangements.
Checklist for arranging a funeral
Instructions on the different stages of funeral arrangements. The next of kin can arrange the funeral themselves or purchase the service from a funeral home.