Funeral announcements informs the public of a person’s death. It also give details about the funeral or memorial arrangements. Announcements can be done tastefully when given a little thought. By sharing the news of your loved one’s death, you allow others to share in your grief and make their own arrangements to attend any services. Here are some guidelines to assist you in writing funeral announcements:
1. Publish your announcement in the local newspaper. (See Newspaper Obituaries)
2. Keep Funeral announcements brief (unlike an obituary). It should contains basic information such as name, death date and funeral and memorial details.
3. Include brief and specific information about the service, such as if the service is private or where to send donations.
4. Funeral announcements can be sent even if there is no service planned.
For more detailed information, see articles on funeral announcements, how to write an obituary and funeral order of service.