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During someone’s death in your family, the toughest thing to do is to plan the demised person’s funeral. It becomes even harder to do as you have lost someone close to you. The ability to take decisions rationally gets seriously affected at such times. Planning for a funeral takes a lot than anyone can think of. Also, it is a kind of a thing no one ever talks about until it happens to them. The best way to make sure that you are planning and organizing the funeral properly is to ask for some help. There might be a few people around you who might have seen a death in their family and probably knows what should be done for the funeral. They can help you from writing an obituary to make coffin arrangement services [จัดดอกไม้หน้าโรงศพ, which is the term in Thai].

Make a list of relatives, friends and colleagues to be informed about the demise:

In such times, many names can be slipped from one’s mind while calling people to give them the unfortunate news. Usually, people advise to make a list before you start calling people. Involve other people in list making as to ensure that you do not left out any names while making the list. Ask your relatives to help you in getting an obituary out. It is also critical that you deliver the news in such a way so it doesn’t shock someone to their core as it might cause them a mental shock.

Talk to people and don’t suppress yourself from expressing your emotions:

Death takes a heavy toll on anyone that is highly close to the demised person. It is very crucial that you talk your heart out to someone. Let other people know how important your relationship was with that person. Write and prepare before you speak in front of them. This will help you to deal with a grief a little.